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Antipodes Festival Celebrates Greek Culture in Melbourne

Thousands of Greek-Australians and Greek culture enthusiasts are attending the Antipodes Lonsdale Street Greek Festival in Melbourne.

Australia: Where Greek Migrants Got a Second Chance at a New Life

The story of how Greeks migrated from their native land to Australia is an interesting one. In 1829, the first known Greeks arrived in Australia. However, they did not arrive voluntarily. They were a group of seven sailors who were...

The Greek Paradox: Why Do First Generation Greek-Australians Live Longer?

Scottish-Australian physician Norman Swan has made a complex discovery recently. Swan found that Greek-Australians, despite subscribing to potentially life-threatening practices and diets, have the second highest life expectancy behind the Japanese. Swan dubbed this situation "the Greek Paradox" in his...

The Day the First Greeks Arrived in Australia

It was a day much like any other, on August 27, 1829 when the first-ever recorded Greeks set foot on the continent of Australia.

Time For the Greek Diaspora to Talk to Each Other

Most of the time when I talk to other Diaspora Greeks, it is in Greece itself. We all talk via Greece but not amongst ourselves. This is a mistake, says the Greek-American writer, author, lawyer, and university lecturer, Alexander...

How Many Greeks are There Around the World

The Greek diaspora, or the number of people with Greek ancestry living outside of the country, is one of the most widespread and largest in the world. Since ancient times, Greeks have traveled the world, making the their homes in...

Greeks of Australia Celebrate as Sydney’s Suburb Renamed “Little Greece”

A large crowd of Greek Australians gathered at Sydney's suburb of Marrickville on Saturday to celebrate the official renaming of a precinct to “Little Greece”. The ceremony at the Alex Trevallion Plaza included the unveiling of the commissioned public artwork...

Greek-Australians: One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

Greek-Australians are one of the largest minority groups in the country.

Greek-Australian Man Needs Help in Battling Multiple Sclerosis

Greek-Australian man Dimitri Garbas, a father of two, has been battling multiple sclerosis since 2017. Fighting off crippling nerve pain and an array of other symptoms, he is now pinning his hopes on trying a new treatment that he...

Six Greek-Australians Among Country’s Top Young Entrepreneurs for 2021

A total of Six Greek-Australians ranked among Business News Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs list for the year of 2021. Although 2021 proved another difficult year for businesses across the world after dealing with lockdowns, restrictions, and variants, many young entrepreneurs...