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Greek Orthodox Liturgies in Australia Suspended Amid Coronavirus Spread

The Greek Orthodox Church earlier in the week suspended all liturgies in Australia after mounting criticism over its refusal to stop serving parishioners Holy...

Coronavirus: Australia, New Zealand Ban Entry to Foreign Citizens

Australia will no longer allow entry to non-Australian citizens or residents, unless they are direct family members of Australians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced...

Coronavirus: Australian Archbishop Makarios Urges Faithful Not to Attend Services

Makarios, the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia, issued an encyclical statement on Monday in regard to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. ''What we...

Coronavirus Fears Cause Cancellation of March 25 Parade, Brisbane Greek Festival

As the international community struggles to contain the Covid19 coronavirus pandemic, two iconic events for the Greek community in Australia for the coming days...

New Greek Ambassador Presents His Credentials in Canberra

George Papacostas, Greece's new Ambassador to Australia, presented his credentials on Wednesday in Canberra, the capital of the country. Papacostas met formally with David Hurley,...

South Australian MP Sacked Over Greek-Australian MP’s Allegations

Steven Marshall, the Premier of South Australia, sacked MP Sam Duluk from the Liberal Parliamentary party last week following his failure to "come clean" over...

Greek Youth Summit in Melbourne Sparks Renewed Commitment to Community

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) hosted a Youth forum on Tuesday night, February 11 which was organized by two passionate young Greek-Australians, Dean Kotsianis...

Fall & Rise: Australia’s Newest Beer Is a Tale of Greek Persistence

Two Greek friends, both immigrants to Australia who shared a passion for home-brewed beer, joined forces recently in Melbourne for a daring project to...

Greek Culture Takes Center Stage at Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street Festival

The 33rd Lonsdale Street Greek Festival, Melbourne's largest celebration of Greek culture, arts, food and entertainment takes over Lonsdale street on Saturday February 29...

Victoria, Australia Calls for Participants to Submit Applications for 2020 Multicultural Festivals

The government of the state of Victoria in Australia announced recently that people can submit their applications to receive smaller or larger grants to...