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Joint Greek-Australian Naval Exercises to Mark Anzac Centenary

Greek Navy warship "Kountouriotis" and Royal Australian Navy ships "HMAS Success" and "HMAS Anzac" will carry out joint naval exercises in April and May to commemorate the Anzac centenary, marking the 100th anniversary since Australian and New Zealand forces participated...

Families Pay More Taxes than Singles in Greece

Families in Greece pay more taxes and social security contributions than any of the 34 OECD member-countries. According to a study conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), single people in Greece pay less taxes than families. The study...

Australians and New Zealanders Traveling to Lemnos in April

This April the Greek island of Lemnos will be flooded with visitors from Australia and New Zealand, including several Australian politicians. Navy ships from both countries will sail to Lemnos, along with cruise ships and private yachts for the...

Australian Defense Ministry Looking at Greek Soldiers to Staff its Army

In an attempt to shield its national defense, the Australian government is seeking qualified soldiers from abroad, while the recruitment campaign is also addressing Greek and Greek-Australian citizens. Among other specialties, the Australian Department of Defense is seeking shooters, counter...

Australians Visit Gallipoli for 100th ANZAC Day

Numerous Australians are expected to visit the Gallipoli peninsula in April 2015, to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Australian and New Zealander Army Corps (ANZAC) landing during World War I, and to honor the victims killed by the...

Greek-Australian, New Head of General Motors Holden

The new general director of the automotive industry General Motors Holden which is based in Australia and New Zealand, Gerry Dorizas was born and raised in Athens, where he also studied. General Motors Holden recently made a public announcement that...

Sunday Telegraph Explores the Athenian Riviera

Australian newspaper Sydney Sunday Telegraph featured an extensive touristic article about Athens Riviera. The world traveler Amanda Dardanis said she was impressed by the Athenian Riviera and added “it is a fantastic multi-tasking destination for couples, families and business travelers...

Alexander the Great Poisoned: New Theory

Toxicologist Dr. Leo Schep of the National Poisons Center at Otago University in New Zealand believes he has unraveled the 2000-year-old mystery of how Greek leader Alexander the Great was killed. According to the scientist, Alexander appears to have...

“The Apology of Socrates” in Australia and New Zealand

The Greek Theater International, sister organization of the Greek Theater of New York, was founded in 2010 and its goal is to promote the Greek civilization worldwide. This March and April the organization will tour Australia and New Zealand....

$40,000 Raised for Lemnos Memorial Statue

The event which took place at the Parliament House of Victoria aiming to raise money in order to establish a monument that will honor the contribution of Lemnos at the battle of Gallipoli, raised an amount of $40,000. “My grandfather...