Graduate Donates $175,000 to Support Greek Language at Sydney University

Peter Pontikis, an alumnus of the University of Sydney, has generously pledged to donate a total of $175,000 for the teaching of Modern Greek...

Greek-Australian Among New South Wales Fire Victims

Greek-born George Nole, 85, lost his life in the devastating fires twhich are still raging in New South Wales and Queensland. As firefighters continue to...

The Hellenic Initiative Australia Promotes Active Citizenship to Greek School Children

The Hellenic Initiative Australia has increased its support for "I Care & Act," a visionary education program which cultivates the values of volunteerism, charity,...

Queensland Library to Virtually Revive Early 20th Century Greek Cafes

With a series of workshops, exhibitions and events, the State Library of Queensland aims to revive the atmosphere of the old cafes, restaurants and...

Greek-Australian Siblings See Family’s Sacrifices as Inspiration for Amazing Race Competition

Two young Greek-Australians participating in the popular Amazing Race Australia reality show said they were hoping to win so that they could share the...

Victoria Government Will Send 22 Students to Greece to Study Democracy

The government of Victoria in Australia recently announced that it will hold a competition for students who would like to travel to Greece for...

The Story Behind Queen Elizabeth’s Response to Philhellene’s Plea for Return of Parthenon Sculptures

In August 2019, an Australian campaigner wrote a letter to Buckingham Palace, asking for Queen Elizabeth's intervention so that the Parthenon Sculptures could one...

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...