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Queen Elizabeth Responds to Philhellene’s Plea for Return of Parthenon Marbles

An Australian campaigner wrote to Queen Elizabeth several months ago asking for her intervention in returning the Parthenon Marbles from the UK to Greece...

THI Australia Supports Mentoring at Remote Schools Across Greece

The Hellenic Initiative Australia is supporting an innovative education and youth empowerment program that connects students from remote and disadvantaged schools across Greece with...

Meet the Greek-Australian Who Transforms Hospitalized Kids into Superheroes

Jason Sotiris, an Australian father of Greek descent, recently had a brainstorm in his quest to improve hospital life for children who are fighting...

First-Ever Greek Festival to Be Held in Perth, Australia in October

The influence of Greek culture on Western Australia will be celebrated between 19 and 28 October with the first annual Perth Greek Festival. The Perth...

Greece Honors Sole Surviving Australian Veteran From Battle of Crete

The Greek Consulate in Melbourne honored the sole surviving ANZAC veteran from the Battle of Crete in a ceremony held on Thursday. 96-year-old Norman Maddock,...

Greek-Australian Paula Masselos Elected Mayor of City of Waverley

Greek-Australian Paula Masselos, a Labor Councillor, was last week elected as mayor of the city of Waverly, a suburb of Sydney. Similar to the voting...

Greek Business Organization Makes its Mark in Australia’s Northern Territory

The organization "Hellenic Australia Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc. Northern Territory" (HACCI NT) was launched last week at Parliament House in Darwin. Chief Minister...

Greek-Australian Student Becomes Major Social Media Influencer

A Greek-Australian student has amassed a tidy sum by becoming a social media influencer, making $73,461 Australian (45,276 euros) every year that she has...

Greek Australians: The History of One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

According to the latest census from 2011, more than 422,000 people in Australia said that they have Greek, Greek Cypriot or Greek Vlach ancestry. This...

Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Greeks “Rise to the Challenge” at Charity Conferences

The challenge of building a more prosperous and compassionate Greece was the central theme of The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s successful "Rising to the Challenge...