Australian Honors WWII Vets of Greek Battles

An Academic Symposium to honor Australian World War II veterans, including those of Greek origin and others who fought the Battle of Crete and...

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...

Australians Drink Espresso’s Thanks to Greeks!

Apparently, the espresso coffee was introduced and established in Australia thanks to the Greeks! In 1954, they brought Australia the first coffeemakers for espresso,...

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...

Former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett to Present Book on Greeks

Former Victorian Premier and philhellene Jeff Kennett will present the book “Macedonian Hellenes in Oceania” by Professor Anastasios Tamis, on Wednesday, March 25, at...

Byzantine Mosaic at the Australian War Museum in Canberra

According to Sydney's Sun-Herald last Sunday, a Byzantine mosaic dating from the reign of Emperor Justinian,,  was removed from the ruins of a church near Gaza by Australian soldiers in 1917. There is a...

Professor Louise Hitchcock Gives Lecture in Melbourne

More than 120 people attended a lecture on palaces and villas in Minoan Crete, architecture, interior design and their importance by Professor Louise Hitchcock...

Greek Museum in Australia to Honor Greek Immigrants

Bingara, a small town in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia -- about a seven hour drive away from Sidney and...