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Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian

What does the history of gambling in Victoria have to do with Greece? In a name, 89-year-old Nick Cecil. Cecil, a Greek-Australian, was Victoria's first undercover cop. In his heyday, he tackled the illegal off-course gambling industry when it was...

Fifteen-Year-Old Greek Australian Wins Prestigious Greek Language Award

Greek Australian student Anastasia Rigopoulos, age fifteen, was recently given the European Union Delegation to Australia's "European Language Award" for her mastery of the Greek language. Although she has never visited Greece, Anastasia started speaking Greek at home with her...

Melbourne’s Oldest Greek Orthodox Church to Reopen Before Christmas

The renovated Holy Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, or Evangelismos tis Theotokou, is preparing to open its doors to the faithful before Christmas for the first time after a disastrous fire in 2016. The fire blazed through much...

Melbourne Opens Up Again After “Long Winter” of Coronvirus Lockdown

After what officials and residents called a "Long Winter" of coronavirus restrictions, and the reporting of zero new coronavirus cases in Victoria, Melbourne's many retail and hospitality industries will be opening up once again. This report marked the first time...

Victoria: One in Five Victims of Coronavirus is Greek

Out of the 549 coronavirus deaths in Australia, 462 are from Victoria. One in five of those victims is of Greek heritage. As the Australian government attempts to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the country by imposing restrictions, Victoria...

Victoria, Australia Calls for Participants to Submit Applications for 2020 Multicultural Festivals

The government of the state of Victoria in Australia announced recently that people can submit their applications to receive smaller or larger grants to participate in this year's ''Multicultural Festivals and Events Program.'' According to the official website of the...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Build New Monastery in Flowerdale, Victoria

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia announced on Tuesday that it will build a new monastery for men on the newly-renamed ''Mount Mela'' in Flowerdale, Victoria. The move was agreed upon during a meeting on Tuesday, December 10, between His Excellency...

Meteorologists Issue Warnings for Severe Thunder and Hail Storms from ''Victoria''

The storm dubbed ''Victoria'' arrived in Greece at noontime Tuesday, initiating a series of adverse weather phenomena, beginning with the Ionian islands and western parts of the Greek mainland. Meteorologists from the ''Meteo'' service of Athens' National Observatory issued a...

Severe Weather Alert Issued for Greece as Storm ''Victoria'' Approaches

Greece must brace itself for a new storm, dubbed ''Victoria,'' bringing heavy rainfall and very strong southerly winds, according to a breaking weather warning issued by the country's national meteorological service on Monday. The new weather front, featuring barometric lows,...

Victoria Government Will Send 22 Students to Greece to Study Democracy

The government of Victoria in Australia recently announced that it will hold a competition for students who would like to travel to Greece for educational tour focusing on civics and Democracy. A total of up to twenty-two students who are...