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Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

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Oakleigh Businesses Team Up for Mural by Renowned Artist Danielle Weber

Dig if U will and Mig Collection, located at 22A Atherton Road in Oakleigh, are collaborating on a major artistic addition to their new shared space. A large-scale mural by acclaimed Australian artist Danielle Weber is currently in the works, adding a splash of colour and local pride to the area

Dennis Bastas

Australia's Rich List and the Rise of Greek-Australian Billionaires

The affluent in Australia are witnessing a surge in wealth, with the top earners growing richer at an accelerated pace, as per a report by the Australian Financial Review (AFR). Over the past 12 months, the assets of the wealthiest individuals in the country have soared by 11 percent, collectively amassing a staggering $625 billion among the top 200.

Peter Doukas, Con Pagonis, Rita Theophanous, George Lekakis, Eddie Micallef, Mike Zafiropoulos, Voula Messimeri, ECCV CEO Mo Elrafihi, Bill Papastergiadis, Victoria Kyriakopoulos, Theo Theophanous and George Papadopoulos

ECCV's 50th Anniversary Celebration in Victoria

In addition to the distinguished guests and speeches, the significant Greek presence at ECCV’s 50th Anniversary celebration at Parliament House on Monday, June 3rd, deserves special mention. With special guest George Papadopoulos AM, a co-founder of ECCV, and Voula Messimeri AM as the Master of Ceremonies, the event saw a rich representation of Greek influence. George Papadopoulos, recognized for his pivotal role in multicultural policy development and founding of ECCV, exemplifies the deep ties between the Greek community and ECCV’s mission. Voula Messimeri’s longstanding commitment, as demonstrated through her leadership at the Australian Greek Welfare Organisation (now PRONIA) and her recent Life Membership at ECCV, further underscores the enduring Greek influence within ECCV.

Neil Perry, Chris Lucas and other high-profile restaurateurs unveiled their Australian Restaurant & Cafe Association

Unveiling the Australian Restaurant & Cafe Association

Amidst the culinary landscape, the unveiling of the Australian Restaurant & Cafe Association marks a pivotal moment, with renowned restaurateur Chris Lucas adding his influence to the initiative. The ARCA, led by former Restaurant & Catering Australia CEO Wes Lambert, sees Lucas joining as a significant force, bringing with him a wealth of experience from his acclaimed ventures like Chin Chin and Grill Americano.

Superwog Stars Theo and Nathan Saidden on Their Surprising Success

Superwog Stars' Theo and Nathan Saidden Surprising Success

Sydney brothers, Theo and Nathan Saidden’s ‘Superwog’ success has now reached new heights with the announcement of a new stand-alone series on Netflix titled ‘Son of a Donkey’.

In a collaborative effort initiated by the Greek Community of NSW and Dr. Helen Vatsikopoulos, Mr. Kostas Politis, President of the Greek Community of Tashkent, visited Sydney and Melbourne. During his Melbourne visit, he engaged with the Board of Directors of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM), discussing mutual initiatives and future collaborations.

The Board of the Greek Community of Melbourne Meets with President of the Greek Community of Tashkent

In a collaborative effort initiated by the Greek Community of NSW and Dr. Helen Vatsikopoulos, Mr. Kostas Politis, President of the Greek Community of Tashkent, visited Sydney and Melbourne. During his Melbourne visit, he engaged with the Board of Directors of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM), discussing mutual initiatives and future collaborations.

Representation of the Hellenic Armed Forces visits the Greek Centre in Melbourne

Representation of the Hellenic Armed Forces visits the Greek Centre in Melbourne

A high-ranking delegation of the Hellenic Armed Forces, who are in Australia to attend the events for the 83nd Anniversary of the Battle of Crete,  visited the Greek Centre in the Victoria’s capital city of Melbourne, Australia yesterday.

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