Women migrants most vulnerable but at the “forefront of integration”

Experts say Greek women who migrate to Australia are often from abusive relationships yet are the first in the family to integrate into the Australian way of life… Read More Women migrants most vulnerable but at the “forefront of integration”

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Tired and desperate: Father of young drug addict pleads for forced rehab | Mojo

It was only a few months ago when 20-year-old Rhys Thomas was found by police lying face down, unconscious on a swimming pool cover. He was in possession of ice and had overdosed. Police took him to hospital where he was put on a saline drip for about eight hours, briefly assessed by a psychologist,… Read More Tired and desperate: Father of young drug addict pleads for forced rehab | Mojo

Assassin and murderer Dimitris Koufodinas granted furlough | Neos Kosmos

Former Marxist group leader Dimitris Koufodinas who is currently serving 11 life sentences has been granted a two-day furlough, a move lambasted by the international community. Reports reveal that prison authorities granted his request for the furlough on the condition he reports to a police station twice a day. This is Koufodinas’s first leave since… Read More Assassin and murderer Dimitris Koufodinas granted furlough | Neos Kosmos

‘No stone left unturned’ for restoration of Evangelismos Church | Neos Kosmos

Restoration of Melbourne’s oldest Greek Church Evangelismos will continue into 2018 as work to clean up debris and restore the extensively damaged ceiling continues, according to members of the committee managing the project. Speaking to Neos Kosmos, Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria (GOCMV) president Bill Papastergiadis confirmed the contracts to start the restoration… Read More ‘No stone left unturned’ for restoration of Evangelismos Church | Neos Kosmos

The rise of Hellenic doughnuts | Neos Kosmos

Purveyors of Oakleigh’s finest doughnuts, Yani and Nicholas Kabylakis talk to Neos Kosmos about doughnuts that ‘touch people’s hearts’ Working in the hospitality industry was never such a far-fetched idea for the Kabylakis brothers. Born in Oakleigh to a Greek Australian mother and Greek father who migrated to Australia when he was 13, Yani and… Read More The rise of Hellenic doughnuts | Neos Kosmos

Fair fares: Pressure builds to secure concession cards for postgrads | Mojo

Fares Fair PTV, a coalition of Victorian university student associations, is working to secure student public transport concessions for full-time postgraduate students. The group claims the concession, which is available to postgraduates in all other states, would be beneficial as postgrads have the same limited earning capacity as undergraduate students. Graduate Student Association (GSA) president… Read More Fair fares: Pressure builds to secure concession cards for postgrads | Mojo