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Greek Independence Epic Coming to Brisbane (video)

A dramatic depiction of the Greek War of Independence will be screened in Brisbane ahead of this year's Greek Independence Day celebrations. The Elizabeth Picture Theatre...

Pro-FYROM Activists Lobby Australian Parliament

An online petition could be headed to Australia's parliament demanding Canberra recognize the Skopje government as the 'Republic of Macedonia'. Under Australian law, an e-petition...

FYROM Rally Organizers Could Face Legal Action

Organizers of recent pro-FYROM rallies in Australia could find themselves in court as a Greek-Australian organization mulls legal action over flag burning and other...

‘Disgraceful’ Flag Burning Angers Greek-Australian Community

Less than a week after anti-Greek banners were hung from highway overpasses in Melbourne, piles of Greek flags were burned during a protest.

Anti-Greek Banners Displayed in Melbourne

A string of offensive, anti-Greek signs have been displayed in Melbourne, angering the local Greek-Australian community. Crudely rendered banners reading "Greeks are Turks" were draped...

Evzones to Join Greek National Day Event in Melbourne

A group of Greek evzones -- elite soldiers popularly known for the famous changing of the guard ceremony in Athens -- will travel to...

Iconic Greek-Australian Cafe Facing Closure

Over a century of Greek-Australian history in New South Wales is coming to an end with the forced move of Katoomba's opulent Paragon Cafe,...

Police in Melbourne Seek Missing Greek Pensioner

  Police in Melbourne are for searching for an elderly Greek man, missing since Sunday. Triantafilos Panagopoulos, 78, is described by Victoria police as being 175...