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Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and VIctoria

Greek Community of Melbourne to Aid in National Census

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria will aid its members complete the census form, following a decision by the community’s board of directors. The assistance for the census is set to take place on August 9. Anyone in...

Greek Center’s Open Seminar: ‘Two Greek Giants of 20th Century Mathematics’

It is widely accepted that during ancient times Greeks played an important role in the development of mathematics. Although most modern day Greek mathematicians are not as famous as Pythagoras, Archimedes or Euclid, their contribution to mathematics is still...

Greek National Football Team Honored in Event

While in Australia for the two friendly matches against Australian team Socceroos, the Greek National Football team attended an honorary ceremony at the Greek Community Center, organized by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria. The football players and...

How Greeks Came to Immigrate to Australia

The first known Greeks to arrive in Australia in 1829 were a group of seven sailors who were transported to New South Wales to serve a sentence for piracy that was given to them by a British naval court....

Greek Community of Melbourne Creates School for Greek Students

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria,  the largest body of Greek language teaching in Victoria, created a new Greek school that is exclusively catered to students who have recently come from Greece and speak Greek as their native language. The newly...

Greek-Australian Children Educated on Greek Crisis

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria and the organization “Greek Ambassadors” carried out a fundraiser in order to support the work of the Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko in Athens, Greece. Thanks to the generosity of many people,...

Germans Want to Adopt the Greek “know how”

Germans are impressed with the 15-floor jewelry-building that the Greek Community decided to construct in the center of Melbourne, which is why the Australian-Germans want to adopt the Greek way of economic organization. The Ambassador of Germany in Melbourne has...

Greek Community Sets up Special School for Newcomers

As it is known, the economic crisis in Greece has created a new wave of immigration to Australia. Especially the city of Melbourne constitutes an attraction for many new-coming Greek immigrants. These families face many difficulties in adjusting to...

Greek Language Schools Aid Greece

At the end of August, a joint fundraiser for a medical and pharmaceutical aid campaign for the most vulnerable citizens of Greece will be completed. The charity fundraiser is organized by the organization Greek Ambassadors and the Greek Orthodox...

Melbourne Honors Memory of Plutarch Deliyannis

A lot of Greek-Australians participated in the special event organized by a number of institutions in honor of Plutarch Deliyannis, one of the most distinguished Greeks of Melbourne who died recently. The event was organized by the Greek Orthodox Community...