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  • Perth: Sts Constantine and Helene Holy Cross Luncheon a Huge Success

    On Sunday the 19th of September, the Hellenic Community of WA and the Parish of Sts Constantine and Helene held their annual luncheon for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The morning commenced with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated by His Grace Bishop Elpidios of Kyanea in which the…

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  • Organisational Committee for Greek National Day: Competition “AMBASSADORS 200”

    The competition titled “AMBASSADORS 200” that took place in the state of Victoria, has been successfully completed. The competition was organised by the Organisational Committee for Greek National Day under the auspices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and in conjunction with the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad. It was launched in February, at…

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  • Cafe Zoe at St Basil’s brings Christian Love and Care to the Perth Elderly

    The St Basil’s Home Care Service Provider in Perth, is an activity of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, which offers assistance to people in their homes and communities in the areas of ageing and disability with true warmth, compassion and care. As part of the new St Basil’s premises in Dianella WA, a Day…

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  • The Consul-General of Greece in Sydney had a videoconference with the Governor of NSW

    Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, had a videoconference with the Consul-General of Greece in Sydney, Mr Christos Karras, on September 6, 2021. Her Excellency was accompanied by Mr Dennis Wilson and the Official Secretary, Mr Michael Miller RFD. The Consul-General was accompanied by the Trade Commissioner of…

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  • St George Thornbury Pop Up Exceeds all Expectations

    The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) recently partnered with the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services, DPV Health and the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) to deliver a Vaccination Pop Up at its St George Greek Orthodox Church Hall in Thornbury this past weekend. For 4 days from 27 August, DPV Health…

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  • The Pontian Brotherhood’s Dinner Dance a Huge Success in WA

    The Pontian Brotherhood of St George in WA recently hosted their August Dinner Dance at the function centre of Alexander the Great. In attendance was His Grace Bishop Elpidios of Kyanea, representing His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, as well as the Greek Consul in Perth, Mrs Georgia Karasiotou. Over 350 people attended the event…

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  • “St John’s Community Care”: A Greek embrace and a refuge for those who are in need in Queensland

    In the city of Cairns, at the north-eastern tip of Australia, a small Greek Orthodox community has managed to forge a little “miracle” that is transforming the lives of thousands of people. We are referring to the Community of St John the Baptist! Twenty-four years ago, the members envisioned and launched a great undertaking that…

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  • A touching response to the fundraising initiative of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia for the families affected by the fires in Greece

    The Holy Archdiocese of Australia is pleased to announce that, thanks to the joint and moving response to the fundraising initiative for our fire-stricken brethren in Greece, it has raised over $400 000 to date. His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, in a statement of appreciation states: “The blessed people of our community have repeatedly…

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  • The Greek Orthodox Church in Australia actively supports the vaccination program

    The Holy Archdiocese of Australia through the Parish – Community of All Saints in Belmore, Sydney, is making a practical contribution to accelerating the vaccination program against Covid-19, which is being implemented by NSW Health. For three days, from Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th August, the indoor gym of the Greek Orthodox College of All…

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  • Let’s Help Greece

    The Holy Archdiocese of Australia, in light of the unprecedented ordeal that the people in Greece are experiencing from the destructive fires, invites the entire Greek community of the fifth continent to display its solidarity, compassion and patriotism, as it has done many times in the past with praiseworthy results. For this reason, it is…

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