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Hellenic Museum To Offer Virtual Course on Ancient Greece in January

The Hellenic Museum, Melbourne's iconic hub of Greek culture and history, both ancient and modern, will be hosting a fascinating course called "City, town and country in ancient Greece" in January via Zoom. The educational program will allow learners to...

Plans to Close Greek Studies Program of La Trobe University Sparks Reactions

La Trobe University of Victoria, in Melbourne, announced recently that it is planning to discontinue its Modern Greek Studies program, sparking widespread negative reactions across the Greek Australian community. Currently, this is the only program in Victoria to offer a...

Greek-Australian Awarded Prestigious Schenberg Art Fellowship

Greek-Australian artist Tina Stefanou was awarded the Schenberg Art Fellowship from the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) on October 9 of this year. The fellowship, worth $50,000, is one of the most prestigious awards for up and coming...

Melbourne’s Oldest Greek Orthodox Church to Reopen Before Christmas

The renovated Holy Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, or Evangelismos tis Theotokou, is preparing to open its doors to the faithful before Christmas for the first time after a disastrous fire in 2016. The fire blazed through much...

New Head of Curation at the Helm of Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum

The Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, an integral institution in the preservation of Greek history and culture in the center of Australia's Greek diaspora community, announced that Sarah Craig has been appointed Head of Curation and CEO at the museum. The...

Melbourne Opens Up Again After “Long Winter” of Coronvirus Lockdown

After what officials and residents called a "Long Winter" of coronavirus restrictions, and the reporting of zero new coronavirus cases in Victoria, Melbourne's many retail and hospitality industries will be opening up once again. This report marked the first time...