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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...