PM Gillard on Greek Independence Day

Prime Minister Julia Gillard will attend the Greek Independence Day parade in Sydney on March 24. Barry O’Farrell, Premier of New South Wales, will...

Melbourne Commemorates Pontian Genocide

The Coordinating Committee of Pontian Associations in Melbourne (SEPSM) organized various events on May 18 to commemorate the Pontian Genocide. Among other events, a memorial...

Melbourne Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete

The Cretan Organization of Melbourne and Melbourne's Cretan Association, along with the help of the Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand and the...

Anastasios Tami’s Book on Greeks in the Far East

Unknown information about the lives and activities of Greeks who settled in Far East countries at the end of the 19th century are being...

Georgios Tramountanas, The First Greek to Settle South Australia

  Georgios (or George) Tramountanas is generally credited for being the first Greek to migrate to South Australia in 1842, according to the National Archives...

Aussies Mark Battle of Crete’s 72 Anniversary

The events for the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of Crete are culminating in Melbourne with big crowds. The Deputy Chief of the Hellenic...

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...

Greek-Australians Still Honor 11-Year-Old Hero a Century After His Death

The patriotic spirit of 11-year-old Greek-Australian Hector Vasyli is still alive, and is honored by many people even a century after his death. The newspaperboy was much...