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Australia: Where Greek Migrants Got Second Chance at 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. And they did not arrive voluntarily. They were a group of seven sailors who were transported to...

Australian Documentary Digs Deep Into Post-World War II Migrant and Refugee Experiences

A new documentary series takes a close look into the post-World War II migrant and refugee experiences in Australia. The series entitled "afterwards" touches on many common subjects that impacted Greek migrants' experiences after they came to Australia as well...

How One Greek Is Helping Newly Arrived Greek Migrants Start a New Life in Australia

When Greeks decide to leave their homeland and move to Australia for more opportunities they do not know what to expect when they arrive. Will they find the resources that they need to assimilate into society? Will they meet...

The Brexit Might Bring Changes to the Lives of Greeks Living in Britain

The decision of British people to leave the European Union after Thursday's referendum is about to bring changes to the lives of Greeks living or studying in Britain. Now a visa would be required of EU citizens to travel to...

Australian Scholar Investigates Greek History in Northern Territory

Greek-Australian associate professor George Frazis had one wish when he was a child, to study the history of Greeks in Darwin. When he was young, his father moved to the Australian city from Athens, leaving his family behind. Since...

Celebration for the Greek Immigrant Monument in Melbourne

A special event, dedicated to all Greek migrants, was held on Sunday, November 8 in Red Hill, Melbourne and specifically in the Monastery of Kamariani, where the Greek Immigrant Monument was revealed two years ago. After the Divine Liturgy,...

There Was A Time Greeks Sought Refuge In Syria

As thousands of refugees from Near East are arriving in Greece in order to progress to the rest of Europe and while the immigration problem is exacerbating, it is time to travel back to the period when Greek refugees were seeking shelter...

Greek-Australian Community Preparing for Mass Migration

The Greek-Australian community is preparing for a mass migration from Greece, as the country’s economy is crumbling and people are preparing to vote on the upcoming referendum. The global markets suffered a heavy blow after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Greek-Australian George Poulos Passes Away at 92

Greek-Australian George Poulos passed away last Tuesday. He was found the next day by his son, Nik Poulos, in his milk bar "The Rio." Poulos started his own business after he arrived in Sydney. His milk bar on Smith Street...