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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...

Greeks of Melbourne Organize Greece 2021 Bicentennial Celebrations

Home to the largest Greek population outside of Greece, the city of Melbourne, Australia is a center of the Greek diaspora. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, the...

Victoria: One in Five Victims of Coronavirus is Greek

Out of the 549 coronavirus deaths in Australia, 462 are from Victoria. One in five of those victims is of Greek heritage. As the Australian government attempts to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the country by imposing restrictions, Victoria...

Australia Awards $5 Million Grant to the Greek Community of Melbourne

The Australian Federal government announced on Monday that it will award a grant of $5 million to the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM). The funding commitment follows a recent visit to the Greek Centre of Contemporary Culture in Melbourne by...

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...

SBS Invites Australians to Participate in National Language Competition 2018

For the third year, SBS Broadcasting System has launched the SBS National Languages Competition 2018 to celebrate Australia's increasing cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity. The competition is a nationwide initiative to inspire and encourage language learning and retention. In its...

Melbourne Seminar Delves into Greek History

The Greek community in Melbourne will be hosting an exciting lecture on Dr Anna Efstathiadou examining some of the propaganda prints produced by the Metaxas regime during the Greek-Italian War. Taking place next Thursday (June 28) at 7 p.m., Efstathiadou will examine...

Bulleen Property Purchase Dominates Melbourne Greek Community AGM

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM)'s 2018 Annual General Meeting has heard confirmation that the Bulleen property will be compulsory acquired to build a new freeway in the city. Sunday's AGM atmosphere was described as "calm and constructive" but GCM President...