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 Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

By John Williams* The facts are that in a period which began after the last of the Balkan Wars and extended throughout the First World...

Australians, Thessaloniki and World War I

Australians often ignore how the operation in Thessaloniki influenced the Allied strategy during World War I, as well as Greece’s stance during the Gallipoli campaign...

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...

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,...

Professor Louise Hitchcock Gives Lecture in Melbourne

More than 120 people attended a lecture on palaces and villas in Minoan Crete, architecture, interior design and their importance by Professor Louise Hitchcock...

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...

Former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett to Present Book on Greeks

Former Victorian Premier and philhellene Jeff Kennett will present the book “Macedonian Hellenes in Oceania” by Professor Anastasios Tamis, on Wednesday, March 25, at...