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2016 Census is a Bust as Greek-Australian Politicians are Calling for Action

The 2016 census has left much to be desired as it was plagued by data privacy compromises, website crashes, a cyber attack and lack...

Gains and Losses for Greek-Australian Candidates in Federal Election 2016

The counting of votes in Australia's 2016 Federal Election is expected to continue on until the end of next week, but so far, there have...

Australian Federal Parliament Discusses the Greek Language

The Greek language preservation issue in Australia was discussed last week at the Federal House of Parliament and at the House of Victoria. In Canberra,...

Greek-Australians Frustrated Over Visa Agreement

Six months ago, Greece and Australia ratified a Work and Holiday visa agreement for young adults to visit and temporarily work in the two...

Greece-Australia Parliamentary Friendship Group

The Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, accompanied by federal Liberal MP Nickolas Varvaris, announced the forming of a Parliamentary Friendship Group between Australia and...

Four Greeks in Australian Parliament

Four Greek-Australians won seats in the Australian Parliament. The Greek Labor MP, Maria Vamvakinou was elected in the seat of Calwell in Victoria. In the...

Greek Candidates in Australian Elections

The Greek presence in the Australian parliament may be less after Saturday's election. It is almost certain that Steve Georganas, MP of the Labor...

Greek-Aussie Slate in Federal Elections

In the September 7 federal election for the 150 House of Representatives and the 40 Senate seat vacancies throughout Australia, 18 Greek and Cypriot...