GCM announces historic agreement with the National Library of Greece

TGA Newsroom | 14/09/2017
MELBOURNE | The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) is pleased to announce a historic agreement with the National Library of Greece. The President of the GCM Mr Bill Papastergiadis said: “Following three meetings, over the last year we reached an agreement with the National Library of Greece (NLG). The NLG will open its doors to […]

Watershed moment for Greek community organisations

MELBOURNE | More than 70 representatives of Greek organisations participated in a special meeting organised by the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) at the Greek Centre, on Wednesday 14 June, to discuss issues concerning the GCM and the Greek community as a whole. Dozens of community representatives were informed by members of the GCM Board […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 Greek Community of Melbourne calls Australian politicians to support Greece

TGA Newsroom | 22/06/2015
MELBOURNE | The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) commends the Australian Greens for attempting to pass a motion in the Australian Senate in support of the suffering Greek people who are experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis. The GCM President, Mr Bill Papastergiadis and the Greek Centre Director Jorge Menidis called for action from the other […]

Aboriginal activist Gary Foley will launch Greek history seminars

TGA Newsroom | 04/03/2015
MELBOURNE | Prominent indigenous academic and activist Dr Gary Foley and Professor Nikos Papastergiadis (University of Melbourne) will launch on Thursday 5 Μarch 2015, the new series of Greek History and Culture Seminars, offered for the fifth consecutive year by the Greek Community of Melbourne, with the participation of distinguished academics from Australia and overseas. […]

Basis to headline the Greek Lonsdale Street Festival

TGA Newsroom | 14/01/2015
MELBOURNE | Melbourne’s largest Greek street party, the Lonsdale Street Festival, is set to share the love this year, with international performers Dimitris Basis and Zoi Papadopoulou to take the stage on Valentines night as part of the two day event. The Lonsdale Street Festival, which is staged in the heart of the City of […]

Goody’s to open at Melbourne’s new Greek Centre

TGA Newsroom | 16/11/2014
MELBOURNE | Greek Community of Melbourne has confirmed that the successful tender for its Greek Centre’s ground floor retail space is the well known Greek Family restaurant, Goody’s. The first Goody’s restaurant in Australia is being spearheaded by well regarded Greek Melburnians businessmen Con Tangalakis and George Iliopoulos. The announcement is made as a delegation […]

Greek-Australian school ‘Alphington Grammar’ goes global

TGA Newsroom | 04/11/2014
MELBOURNE | Alphington Grammar School students in Years 9 and 10 have recently returned from their International Trek which saw them visit China, Turkey, Gallipoli and Greece for 5 weeks. The 46 members of the group put their studies into practice visiting many archaeological and historical sites experiencing numerous cultural events and interacting with the […]

The Greek Australian Short Film Festival

TGA Newsroom | 02/10/2014
MELBOURNE | The Greek Australian Short Film Festival (GASFF) has reached its fifth year and continues to grow. This year includes an international program, with films from Greece, France, Cyprus and the USA and once again the Australian program showcases great work from local and interstate filmmakers. The GASFF began as the Short Greek Film […]

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