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Sydney’s Greek Suburb to be Renamed “Little Greece”

Marrickville has long been the center of Australia's thriving Greek community. Now, an area of the Sydney suburb will officially be called "Little Greece." Honoring the district's distinct culture and history, including the rich stories of generations of Greek immigrants,...

Greeks in Sydney Celebrate 50th Anniversary of St. Nectarios Church

Saint Nectarios Church, a center of the Greek diaspora who live in the area, has been serving the Orthodox community of Burwood, Sydney since its opened its doors to the faithful in 1970. After its purchase on September 6, 1970,...

Archdiocese of Australia Refutes Reports of Lavish Sydney Apartment for Archbishop Makarios

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia refuted on Thursday reports that Archbishop Makarios is residing in a luxury apartment with stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. In a statement, the Archdiocese said that the Archbishop continues to reside within...

Greek Man Stabbed to Death Inside his Sydney Home

A manhunt has been launched for three members of a masked gang who allegedly stabbed a 39-year-old Greek man to death when he opened the door to his home. Kevin Kourtis died from multiple stab wounds after five men allegedly...

Area of Sydney Renamed “Little Athens”

Sydney's Inner West Council announced last week that an area of the city will be renamed "Little Athens" in honor to the contributions of Greek-Australians to the community. The newly-designated area is between the suburbs of Marrickville and Dulwich Hill,...

Greek Australians in Sydney Prepare to Celebrate Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales recently established a committee tasked with planning the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Greece's War of Independence in 1821. The committee is composed of prominent members of the...

First Annual “Greek Panorama Roadshow” Travel Expo to Be Held in Sydney and Melbourne

The first annual "Greek Panorama Roadshow" will open to the public in the cities of Sydney and Melbourne on February 25, 2020 and will run until March 1. The organizers' intention to create the new event has been known since July,...

Sydney’s 26th Annual Greek Film Festival Announces 2019 Program

The Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival has announced their program for this year, which is the 26th time the important film event will be held in Sydney. The Festival offers the opportunity for film lovers and philhellenes to enjoy...

“Let’s Go Greek” Festival in Sydney Provides a Taste of Hellenic Culture

The Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Parramatta, a western district of Sydney, hosted its annual "Let's Go Greek" Festival on Sunday, September 9, attracting over 20,000 visitors who enjoyed a fun day of Greek food, culture, music, and...