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Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Greeks “Rise to the Challenge” at Charity Conferences

The challenge of building a more prosperous and compassionate Greece was the central theme of The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s successful "Rising to the Challenge - Greece at the Crossroads of Social Change" series of events held across Australia last...

“Yiayia Next Door” Given Ticket to Visit Family in Greece (video)

The "Yiayia Next Door," the elderly Greek-Australian woman whose generosity to her next-door neighbors Daniel and Luke Mancuso went viral earlier this year on Instagram, has now been given tickets to visit her family back in Greece. "Nina," aka "The Yiayia...

Sixteen-Year-Old Greek-Australian Shot Twice; Brother Charged

Greek-Australian teen Alex Gatis, 16, was shot twice at his Lockley house in Adelaide on Monday morning. Emergency crews rushed to the victim's house on Malurus Avenue at 9:30 AM, where the teenager was found suffering from two gunshot wounds,...

Martha Kalifatidis: The Greek-Australian Kim Kardashian (video)

The comparisons are inevitable: Greek-Australian Martha Kalifatidis has to live up to her unofficial nickname as Australia's Kim Kardashian. Martha Kalifatidis is a makeup artist who has now become a reality TV star after her great success in the series...

Bulgarian Μan Arrested Over Murder of Greek Australian in Athens

Greek police arrested on Thursday a Bulgarian man in connection with the execution-style killing of Greek-Australian businessman Yiannis Makris in the southern Athenian suburb of Voula on October 31, 2018. Police have now arrested a 31-year-old Bulgarian suspect in connection...

Australian PM Scott Morrison Sends Message to Greek Australians for March 25th

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison sent a message to Greek Australians on the occasion of March 25th, Greece's Independence Day. The complete message by the Australian PM: "I am pleased to send my best wishes to everyone celebrating Greek Independence...

Thousands Greek Australians Celebrate Independence Day in Melbourne, Greek MP Booed

Thousands of Greek Australians attended the parade for Greece's Independence Day in Melbourne on Sunday, while several attendants booed Greek Deputy House Speaker Giorgos Varemenos when he tried to deliver a speech afterward. According to SBS, hundreds of students from...

The Greek-Australian “King of Coffee”

John Lazarou, the son of Greek immigrants, worked long and hard to realize his dream in Australia. His efforts and persistence paid off handsomely, and he has even been dubbed the "King of Coffee in Australia" as director of...

Lonsdale Street Greek Festival 2019 has Melbourne Celebrating All Things Greek

The Lonsdale Street Greek Festival 2019 is going strong for the second day with thousands of Greeks indulging in great music and dancing, delicious food and good Greek kefi. Melbourne is dressed in white and blue this weekend as the...

Greek-Australian and Two Sons Charged in Melbourne Murder

A 56-year old Greek Australian and his two sons were arrested in Melbourne on the night of February 10, Melbourne police announced earlier this week. The father is charged with the murder of a man and his sons are charged...