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Greek Descent Mayors Make the Living Easy

Two of the most liveable cities in the world are Australian cities, whose mayors are of Greek descent. The international contest for the most sustainable cities on the planet, this year took place in the city of Al Ain, in...

Greek-Australian Ambassadors for Australia Day

Three prominent Greek Australians, George Donikian, Mike Zafiropoulos and George Lekakis, have been named  members of the new Australia Day Committee (Victoria), officially launched this week by Multicultural Arts Victoria Chair Stefan Romaniw and Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu. The three...

Record Greek-Australians in Victoria Elections

Politics seem to come natural to Greeks no matter where they are. Almost 60 Greek-Australians are running in this year’s Victoria council elections which take place in October. In total, 2,004 candidates from all over the county are claiming a...

Greek Composer Elias Constantopedos in Briwyant Dance Performance

Greek-Australian Elias Constantopedos, currently based in New York, is composing the soundtrack for the Briwyant dance performance held by the Merlyn Theatre in Southbank, Victoria. On July 4-14, residents of Melbourne will have the opportunity to watch Vicki Van Hout's...

Aussie Greeks Always Inventive: Arthur Panagiotaras to Fund Creation of Docklands’ New Hot Spot

Thanassi (Arthur) Panagiotaras is a Greek Australian man who is partly funding a new multi-purpose theatre in Docklands, Melbourne. If the project is approved, the theatre will become, according to its inspirators, the city's new hot spot. It will be...

5.4 Magnitude Quake Shakes Victoria

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Victoria last night at 8:53 pm and lasted for 30 seconds, Geoscience Australia spokesman Chris Thompson said. The earthquake had an epicentre 16km southwest of Moe at Coalville in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria, and registered...

Australian Movie About Alzheimer’s Documents Greek Woman’s Experience

Greek-Australian Carol Liavis is one of the three people sharing their personal experience of Alzheimer's disease with the public. The new film "Dementia: Taking the Next Step" is an initiative of the Victorian branch of Alzheimer’s, Australia. Carol Liavis uses...

Festival of the Olives at the Old Mildura Homestead, Victoria

Mildura will be getting a taste of Greece soon with the Festival of the Olives to be held at the Old Mildura Homestead. A great event to spend time with family and friends, there will be plenty going on...

Christmas Party at Ariston Greek School in Victoria

Ariston Greek School in Victoria hosted a Christmas Party on Monday December 12 at Kew High School. The students and principal of the school Helen Kalaboukas extended an invitation to parents, grandparents and friends to attend the show. The Christmas...

Greek Career Adviser Wins Scholarship in Victoria

Three Victorian educators have been awarded $5000 each as part of the Australian Government's Scholarship scheme for career advisers. Among them was the Greek-origin George Georgostathis from Gladstone Park Secondary College. The Victorian winners are three of 85 educators nationally...