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Australia Gears Up for the Return of Greek Festival Paniyiri

The Paniyiri Greek Festival returns to Brisbane, Australia after a two-year pandemic-induced pause on the weekend of May 21 and May 22, organizers announced this week. The Greek Festival is the largest cultural festival in Queensland and the longest-running Greek...

Jim Fouras: The First Greek-Born Member of an Australian Parliament

The life of Jim Fouras which took him from a rural Greek village to Speaker of the Queensland Parliament has been remembered by the state's leaders on Wednesday. Demetrios 'Jim' Fouras died aged 83 in November last year, and Premier...

Jim Raptis: The Greek Who Changed the Face of Australia’s Gold Coast

Jim Raptis, born in Evia, Greece, changed the face of the most cosmopolitan region of Australia -- the Gold Coast.

Queensland Library to Virtually Revive Early 20th Century Greek Cafes

With a series of workshops, exhibitions and events, the State Library of Queensland aims to revive the atmosphere of the old cafes, restaurants and small businesses that were owned by Greeks in the early 20th century. These iconic meeting places...

Greek-Australian Honored as Australia’s Marketer of the Year

Greek-Australian Demetri Hughes has celebrated more than one professional accomplishment in recent years. Now he has one more distinction to add to the list. Already recognized as a marketing expert in his accomplished career, Hughes is the managing director of...

Australian Prime Minister Has a Blast at Greek Festival

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made his first official appearance at the Gold Coast Greek Festival in Queensland. According to the Australian newspaper The Gold Coast Bulletin, the Prime Minister was received like a "superstar" at the event. The event...

A Unique Touring Photographic Exhibition On Greek-Australians

Documentary photographer Effy Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski decided to explore Australia’s Greek cafés and organized a unique touring photographic exhibition. “Selling an American dream - Australia’s Greek café” explores an important chapter in the development of Australian culture and...

Greek-Australian Businessman Settles $30 Mln Tax Debt for $6

Greek-Australian businessman and honorary Consul General of Greece in Queensland Dimitris Raptis used to owe the state 30 million Australian dollars in taxes and after several court battles he now has to pay only six dollars. Mr. Raptis' construction company...

Fundraiser to Help Greek-Australian Wife of Man Killed by Lightning

Friends and relatives contributed to a fundraiser to assist Greek Australian Mary Mourgelas whose husband was killed by a bolt of lightning in Worongary. The 39-year-old Kane Bennett was killed trying to protect his wife and two children from an...

Two Greek-Australians Among 50 Most Important Artists in the Country

Two Greek-Australian artists were included on “The Power Trip 2015” list of “The 50 Most Powerful People in Australian Art.” Barry Keldoulis, a Sydney gallery owner, curator and Sydney Contemporary Art Fair and Melbourne Art Fair director, took the...