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Sydney’s Greek Suburb to be Renamed “Little Greece”

Marrickville has long been the center of Australia's thriving Greek community. Now, an area of the Sydney suburb will officially be called "Little Greece." Honoring the district's distinct culture and history, including the rich stories of generations of Greek immigrants,...

Archdiocese of Australia Plans Massive Revitalization Project

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia has proposed a large-scale plan to revive its position in the local community. The comprehensive framework includes creating a library and museum, renovating significant liturgical and administrative buildings, and investing in Greek language education. The...

Melbourne’s La Trobe University Reinstates Greek Language Program

After receiving word that the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) will donate funds and help in increasing student enrollment, La Trobe University reversed its recent decision to cease offering the Greek language in its curriculum. The language will be taught...

Greek Australians Rank Among Country’s Wealthiest People

According to the annual "Rich List," recently released by Australian publication Financial Review, three Greek Australians are on the list of the country's 100 wealthiest people. Born on the Greek island of Kythira, Nick Politis is known for his 38...

Melbourne’s Oldest Greek Orthodox Church to Reopen Before Christmas

The renovated Holy Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, or Evangelismos tis Theotokou, is preparing to open its doors to the faithful before Christmas for the first time after a disastrous fire in 2016. The fire blazed through much...

PM Mitsotakis Reconnects with Greek-Australians in Videoconference

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a video conference on Tuesday with the president of The Hellenic Initiative, Andrew N. Liveris, and the president of The Hellenic Initiative of Australia, Nicholas Pappas. During the meeting, the PM noted the strong ties...

Thousands of Australians Stranded Abroad, Including Many Greek Australians

In the wake of the Covid crisis, Australia's government limited international arrivals into the country to 4,000 travelers a week. This has left Australians abroad, most of whom had left the country before the pandemic started, virtually stranded. Australia set some...