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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...

Greek Ambassador Visits Australian Northern Territory

Ambassador of Greece Haris Dafaranos and his wife Eva paid an official visit to Australia’s Northern Territory on June 4 and 5 after an invitation from Chief Minister Adam Giles. During their visit to Darwin, the Greek Ambassador met with Northern Territory Administrator...

Greeks Returning to Darwin Due to Crisis

Over the last 3.5 years approximately 3,500 Greek-Australians, mostly Kalymnians, have returned from Greece to Darwin due to the economic crisis, noted Darwin’s Honorary Consul General of Greece, John Anictomatis, who has also served as governor of Northern Territory...

Darwin Attracts Workers from Greek Island of Kalymnos

The Northern Territory government and the Greek island of Kalymnos have come to an agreement for the establishment of a pilot training program designed to help skilled workers from Greece to work in Darwin, Australia, taking on job positions that cannot be...

Kon Vatskalis Awarded Title of ‘Honourable’ for Life

Greek-Australian Kon Vatskalis, former super-Minister of Australia's Northern Territory, was moved when the state awarded him with the title of “Honourable” for life. “Today I received something in the mail that I couldn’t have imagine happening, even in my wildest dreams, when I...