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Kafedaki with Chris Koikas, one of Australia’s youngest barristers

Like a scene straight out of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Chris Koikas grew up directly next door to his Greek grandparents.  However, instead of working in his parents’ travel agency like the protagonist in that film, he’s become one of the youngest barristers in NSW.

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Defibrillators are a must to help number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes

“Defibrillators are a must to help the number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes.” A household name and one that is synonymous with football, Andy Paschalidis is fighting hard for defibrillators to be on-hand at all sporting grounds across Australia.

Greek Centre

Labor Announces 1.8M in Funding for Five Greek Centre Hubs in Melbourne

The Australian Labor Party has pledged a 1.8 million dollar commitment for the GCM’s Greek Centre Hub project. This funding acknowledges the integrality of the Greek community to the thriving multiculturalism in Victoria and will allow for the expansion of Greek Community of Melbourne’s cultural, educational and community programs as the nation emerges from the pandemic.

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The Australian Labor Party Commemorates 201 Years of the Greek Australian Friendship

In honour of Greek National Day, Richard Marles MP, Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, gave an address yesterday at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia to commemorate 201 years of the Greek Australian Friendship. Amongst those in attendance for this special event were His Eminence Archbishop Makarios and Bill Papastergiadis President of the Greek Community of Melbourne.

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1821 Greek Art Exhibition in Sydney’s Town Hall

As part of the celebrations of 200 years of Greek Independence, from March 13 until April 3 2022, St. Basil’s NSW/ACT will be hosting an ‘1821 Greek Art Exhibition’ in Australia at Sydney Town Hall, featuring authentic and rare exhibits from the Greek War Museum and traditional Greek costumes from the collection ‘Heroes Made of Metal’ by the internationally renowned sculptor Nikos Floros.

Christmas

‘Tis The Season: A Time for Giving and Forgiving – Christ is Christmas

At this time of year, the stress levels for many are almost too much to bear. We struggle through the ups and downs of the season, as we navigate family, friends, work, our budget and our church life. It’s all too easy to become frustrated and angry and then to lose sight of our priorities. The key to changing all this: thankfulness—for Christ, salvation, and what we have been given.