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Victoria Police Suite in Greek Informs Citizens on Family Violence

Victioria Police have launched an new suite of information sheets titled 'Family Violence: What Police Do' in 13 languages, including Greek, to help people know their rights and explain how police acts on domestic violence. The suite has been developed...

Exhibition of Traditional Costumes in Manningham Convention Centre in Bulleen

The exhibition of traditional Greek costumes organized by the Administrative Council of the Pankorinthian Association of Melbourne and Victoria last weekend at the Manningham Convention Centre in Bulleen, left attendees with the best impressions. The costumes, that stood out for their uniqueness,...

Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne Suffers Fire Damage

A fire damaged the Holy Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady in East Melbourne on Monday, a day after the Greek Orthodox Church faithful celebrated Easter. According to The Age, an MFB spokesman said firefighters were called to the church around 1:40pm on...

‘Speak Greek in March’ Campaign Celebrates Second Year

Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott announced that the Andrews Labor government will provide $20,000 to the Speak Greek in March campaign, which aims to encourage Hellenophiles and speakers of Greek to use the language as much as possible...

Greek Orthodox Virgin Mary Icon Stolen from Church in Victoria

Thieves broke into Panagia Kamariani Monastery, near Melbourne, Victoria and stole a priceless icon depicting the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus. The icon has always been very popular among the Greek Orthodox believers, especially those facing illness. Georgie Marinis, the...

Greek-Australian Receives Junior Doctor Award

Greek-Australian doctor Anastasia Vlachadis-Castles received the Junior Doctor Award from the Medical Board of Victoria, Australia. The young doctor who works the night shift at Northern and Austin hospitals, also acts as chairperson of the program providing counseling and...

Students Awarded For Excellence in Ancient and Modern Greek Tests

The Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria presented awards to the students who excelled in Modern Greek and Ancient Greek in Australia's Victorian Certificate of Education test for 2015. The VCE is the test high school students take to claim their diploma. The...

Greek Orthodox Community to Open Cultural Center in Box Hill, Victoria

The Greek Orthodox Community in Box Hill will hold an inauguration ceremony for its newest accomplishment, the Community cultural center. Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, east of Melbourne's Central Business District. According to the Greek Diaspora newspaper...

Former Greek-Australian MP Petro Georgiou Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Greek-Australian MP Petro Georgiou received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his unique contribution to multiculturalism and his role as an important symbol of the ongoing strength of cultural diversity within Australian society. The Migration and Settlement Awards for 2015...

Greek-Australian Arrested for Stabbing Neighbor in Preston

Tony Papadimitriou, a 35-year-old Greek-Australian from Preston, Victoria, was arrested for the murder of his 68-year-old neighbor Donato Galgano. Papadimitriou appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning, July 11, and did not apply for bail. He was ordered...