Greek Independence Day Parade in Melbourne

On Sunday, March 29, Greek-Australians gathered in Melbourne for the official celebration of the Greek Independence Day. Thousands of Greek students, mostly third generation Greek-Australians,...

Greeks and Armenians Protest Against Kemal Ataturk Monument in Sydney

Greeks and Armenians in Australia are reacting to the erection of a monument in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in Sydney's Hyde Park. Several Greek...

Greek-Australians Offended by Russel Crowe’s Directorial Debut

Russell Crowe's directorial debut has caused some strong reactions among members of the Greek Diaspora in Australia. The film, entitled “The Water Diviner,” which...

Lemnos – Gallipoli Project: Women in War

Preparations for the Lemnos-Gallipoli Project: Women in War are finally coming to an end. The international cultural project is organized in commemoration of the...

Lemnos Gallipoli Photographic Exhibition

The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee will be holding a major new fundraising event - the Lemnos Gallipoli Photographic Exhibition. The exhibition showcases forty of the...

How Greeks Made Milkshakes a National Drink in Australia

According to Macquarie University researchers, documentary photographer Effy Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski, Australia’s Greek milk bars transformed the humble milkshake into a national drink.

The Role of Lemnos in the Gallipoli Campaign

In 2015, Australia will celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Australian forces landing in Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. The Gallipoli Campaign was the...

Socrates Retried and Acquitted in Australia

The Hellenic Museum of Melbourne “resurrected” Socrates for a retrial. Almost 2,400 years after the famous Greek philosopher was sentenced to death by poison,...