Greek Centre

Greek-Australian Women Mobilize for a More Inclusive Community

Greek-Australian women representing a diverse range of community organizations met at the Greek Centre last Sunday to discuss and design a pathway for active participation of women in Greek community organizations and affairs. Tammy Iliou, Vice-President of the Greek Community...

PM Scott Morrison Hails Greek Contribution to Australia (video)

  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited  the headquarters of the Greek Community of Melbourne on Thursday, where he hailed the contribution of Greek immigrants to the nation of Australia. "It's impossible to think about Melbourne without thinking about the Greek...

Daniel Andrews Administration Promises $ 2.5 Million to Melbourne Greek Community

The Andrews administration has promised a grant of $ 2.5 million to the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) for a new centre for seniors and young people, if Andrews is re-elected in the forthcoming state elections, according to the...

Art as Form of Resistance for Refugees

Authors, artists, musicians and scholars gathered at the Greek Centre to honor Behrouz Boochani, writer of the novel 'No Friend but the Mountains' and to speak about the current refugee crisis. Boochani appeared live online from the Manus Island Regional Processing...

Federal Minister Visits Greek Centre in Melbourne

Thousands of people gather at the Greek Centre of Melbourne each week, and recently the Federal Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Alan Tudge, paid a visit to the Centre. “We welcome the opportunity to meet and work with the...

Revisiting Rebetika Roots at Melbourne’s Greek Centre

An open lecture about the roots of the Rebetika will be presented by Dr Demeter Tsounis on Thursday 26 April 2018, at the Greek Centre, as a part of the Greek History and Culture Seminars, offered by the Greek...

Hellenic Community of Melbourne Honors Evzones

The Evzones of Greece's Presidential Guard were honored by the Hellenic Community of Melbourne at the Greek Centre as part of the March 25th festivities. The Board of Directors of the Community held a dinner in their honor, attended by...

‘Transterritorial Hellenism: A Journey Through Some Sites’ Offered at the Greek Centre

This January the Greek centre will be offering the 6 week course: 'Transterritorial Hellenism: A Journey Through Some Sites' where students will examine the concept of Hellenism and the realities of Greece today. The course is being offered as a cross-institution subject enrollment...

Historic Greek Neighborhood Reclaimed in Melbourne

  The Greek Precinct Association plans to reimagine the historic Greek neighbourhood on Lonsdale Street as a multicultural strip under Greek leadership, says a Neos Kosmos report. As the old "Greek Precinct" is at risk of losing its Greek character, the...

The Greek Centre to Host Lecture about Orthodox Priest Phocas and Australian Colonial Society

The Greek Centre in Melbourne will be hosting a free lecture on Thursday, July 21, as a part of its cultural Greek lecture series. The seminar titled An Orthodox priest in Australia: Seraphim Phocas, his writings and sectarianism in early...