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“Four at Steps” art exhibition

TGA Newsroom | 26/03/2017
MELBOURNE | Four Melbourne-based Greek-Australian artists are having a joint exhibition of their work at Steps Gallery in Carlton featuring a diverse range of artworks including paintings, digital art and photography. The exhibition will be open from Wednesday 5 April. The official opening will take place on Saturday 8 April at 2.00 pm. Professor Nikos Papastergiadis, […]

A new Greek Centre on the Yarra

TGA Newsroom | 13/01/2017
The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) is pleased to announce a plan that will not only contribute to the development of the site at Bulleen, but will financially strengthen the GCM and create new facilities and services for all Greeks in Melbourne. The Plan focuses on the Community’s core activities and services and brings together […]

Greek Film Festival opens with Papakaliatis’ “Worlds Apart”

TGA Newsroom | 09/10/2016
MELBOURNE | The Delphi Bank 23rd Greek Film Festival (GFF) is opening in Melbourne on Wednesday 12 October at the Astor Theatre with Christopher Papakaliatis’ “Worlds Apart”. This year the Festival proudly spotlights cult filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, screening his entire body of work to date in a series of double-bills at The Astor. As a […]


Labor promises support to Melbourne’s Greek Community

TGA Newsroom | 22/06/2016
MELBOURNE | The Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus; the Member for Hotham, Clare O’Neil; and Labor’s candidate for Wills, Peter Khalil; announced that a Shorten Labor Government will provide almost $600,000 in support for Melbourne’s vibrant Greek community. Labor values the contribution all multicultural communities make to Australia. Melbourne’s community is particularly special, being home to […]

Coalition commits $590.000 for the programs of the Greek Community of Melbourne

TGA Newsroom | 20/06/2016
MELBOURNE | A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will invest $590,000 to support the invaluable contribution the Greek community makes to Melbourne. The announcement was made by Senator Arthur Sinodinos together with the Federal Member for Higgins, Kelly O’Dwyer, Liberal Candidate for Chisholm, Julia Banks, Liberal candidate for Hotham, George Hua, and Liberal candidate for Batman, […]


Greece defeat Australia 2-1 in Melbourne

TGA Newsroom | 08/06/2016
MELBOURNE | Over 33,500 people attended a fierce encounter between the Greek National Football Team and the Socceroos at Etihad Stadium last night. The match result went the way of the Greeks and featured an outrageous goal from over the half way line, however the real success of the event was in the carnival atmosphere […]

Literary afternoon for a great poet

TGA Newsroom | 10/04/2016
MELBOURNE | The Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with other community organisations is organising a literary afternoon in remembrance of the distinguished Greek-Australian poet Dimitris Tsaloumas. This event will take place on Sunday, 24 April 2016, from 3.00pm, at the Greek Centre (Mezzanine, 168 Lonsdale St., Melbourne). The bilingual program comprises of talks, audiovisual […]

GACL Literary competition 2016

TGA Newsroom | 28/03/2016
The Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne announces its annual Literary Competition for 2016. The results will be announced on the day of the launch of the 62nd issue of the periodical Antipodes in October this year. The Literary Competition covers work written in either Greek or English in the following categories: poetry, short stories and […]


Antipodean Palette – Melbourne’s Greek Art Exhibition

TGA Newsroom | 16/02/2016
MELBOURNE | The Greek-Australian Cultural League is pleased to announce that this year the Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition will be organised during August 2016 and invites artists to submit their works. This event celebrates the diverse works of artists within the Greek Australian community. Now in its 6th year, the Antipodean Palette has become an […]
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Alkinoos Ioannides headlines the Greek Festival in Melbourne

TGA Newsroom | 30/01/2016
MELBOURNE | Revered singer and performer Alkinoos Ioannides headlines the Lonsdale St Greek Festival in Melbourne next month, taking to the Delphi Bank stage on Saturday 27 February. Cypriot born Ioannides joins a long list of acclaimed artists that have performed at the Festival including Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Haris Alexiou, Glykeria, Dimitra Galani, Alkistis Protopsaltis and […]


Historical decision by Melbourne’s Kastorians

TGA Newsroom | 30/01/2016
MELBOURNE | At their last Annual General Meeting, members of the Philanthropic Association of Kastorians “Grammos” unanimously approved to amend the Articles of Association in order to transfer part of their assets to the Greek Community once the organisation ceases to operate. The Association’s decision was formally announced during the Executive’s official visit to the […]

The new Board of the Greek Community of Melbourne

TGA Newsroom | 30/01/2016
MELBOURNE | The new Board of Management of the Greek Community of Melbourne will be officially appointed in a special meeting with the Electoral Committee on Monday 1 February 2016. The members of the new Board who were elected in the recent elections are: Bosinakis Dimitris Costa Alexis Costas Markos Dallas Nick Georgalis Angela Iliou […]

THI Australia funds two Greek charities

TGA Newsroom | 18/11/2015
MELBOURNE-ATHENS | The Hellenic Initiative Australia will be assisting humanitarian relief efforts in Greece through a grant of AU$60,000 to Greek charity organisations Boroume and Desmos. “THI Australia is honoured to be supporting the innovative and far-reaching work being done by Boroume and Desmos at this moment of profound need in Greece,” said THI Australia […]

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