First Greeks in Australia Pirates

August 28 was the 184th anniversary of the first arrival of Greeks in Australia, who were convicts of piracy according to the late historian...

Australia Makes Citizens of 17,000 Immigrants

With interest growing in living in Australia, the country made citizens of more than 17,000 immigrants from 147 countries in several ceremonies which were...

Greek History and Cultural Seminar at the Greek Centre Melbourne on the Samian King...

A Seminar on Greek History and Culture is taking place at the Greek Centre in Melbourne on July 7. The open seminar titled Iakovos Vasilikos,...

The Greek Civil War and Child Refugees to Australia

As part of an ongoing series of seminars on Greek history and culture offered by the Greek Community of Melbourne, historian Joy Damousi will...

Greeks’ Pivotal Role in Australian Pearling

Greek-Australians have been engaged in pearling since the late 1880s, at first in the pearl shell industry and later in pearl cultivation. Athanasios (Arthur) August was...

The First ‘Free’ Greek Woman in Australia

The Australian Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) organized a special event at Tempe House in New South Wales in order to commemorate two important...

Open House Melbourne: The Hellenic Museum Opens Its Doors

"Open House Melbourne", one of the major international institutions for the promotion of architecture, will be held for the sixth consecutive year in Melbourne,...
Emanuel Comino

Comino’s Passion for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Chairman and Founder of the first committee in the world for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Hellas, Emanuel Comino, made a...