Greek History and Culture Seminars with Leading Speakers

The Greek History and Culture Seminars has been one of the most unique initiatives of the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria (GOCMV)...

Australian Press’s Coverage of Asia Minor Catastrophe

Since November 1912 Australian journalists were aware of the imminent uprooting of Hellenism in Asia Minor. This new information was found in newspaper reports presented...

Socrates Retried and Acquitted in Australia

The Hellenic Museum of Melbourne “resurrected” Socrates for a retrial. Almost 2,400 years after the famous Greek philosopher was sentenced to death by poison,...

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...

Event Celebrates the Greek Brides of Begoña 60 Years Later

A special event to reunite "the brides of 1957" -- a group of 900 single Greek women who left Greece in 1957 to move...

MP Nile Responds to Turkey About Genocide

New South Wales MP, Reverend Fred Nile, chose a mild tone to present his arguments in response to a recent attack by the Consul...

Memorial for Greek Genocide Victims in NSW Parliament

A respectful and decent event took place at the Parliament of New South Wales to honor the memory of the Greeks of Pontus, Anatolia...

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...