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Ancient Greek for Adults, High School and VCE students.

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The Creative Drama and Arts Centre

The Greek Community of Melbourne is proud to announce the creation of a new drama centre for young children.

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First Minutes (1897)

On the occasion of our 114th Anniversary we are proud to publicly release images of the first minutes of the G.O.C.M.V. (1897-1916). Read about the establishment of the first Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne, the contribution to the war efforts in Greece and the first constitution of the GOCMV.

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A free seminar about depression

altThe Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) is hosting an open public seminar on depression at the Greek Centre, on Sunday 24 July, at 5:00pm.

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Australian Greens support the programs of the Greek Community of Melbourne

altAustralian Greens announced their support to Melbourne's Greek Community (GCM) and its programs. The announcement was made by the Australian Greens federal member for Melbourne, Adam Bandt, during his visit to the Greek Centre, on Monday 27 June, where he met with members of the GCM Board.

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Labor promises support for Melbourne's Greek Community

altThe Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus; the Member for Hotham, Clare O’Neil; and Labor’s candidate for Wills, Peter Khalil; today announced that a Shorten Labor Government will provide almost $600,000 in support for Melbourne’s vibrant Greek community.

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Coalition: $600.000 for the Greek Community of Melbourne’s programs

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A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will invest $590,000 to support the invaluable contribution the Greek community makes to Melbourne.

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What Greek-Australians want from Political Parties

The Greek Community of Melbourne and Victoria, being fully aware that Greek-Australians play a leading role in the shaping of public policy in general and ethno-specific, multicultural issues in particular, has proposed the following policy issues to take up with all political parties and has requested from all parties to respond in the public forum. Deputations to MPs and Senators and media releases are an integral part of the campaign needed in support of these claims.

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Family friendly football event a real win for Victoria

altOver 33,500 people attended a fierce encounter between the Greek National Football Team and the Socceroos at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Victorian Government and Greek Community welcomed Greek National Mens Football Team

altThe Victorian Government together with the Greek Community of Melbourne welcomed Greece’s National Mens Football Team on Monday morning at a function held at the Greek Centre overlooking Lonsdale Street. The team was in Melbourne to play a friendly against the Caltex Socceroos on Tuesday 7 June at Etihad Stadium.

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Modern Greek Courses for Adults for 2016

Our Courses in 2016

Learn Modern Greek by attending our courses offered in 2016 and planned according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages *

2016 TERM 3
(JULY-SEPTEMBER: 10 Sessions X 2 hours)
Venue: Level 2, Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale St., Melbourne (map)

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St. Nicholas Antiochian Church Opens Its Doors for Evangelismos

Due to the devastating fire that severely damaged the Annunciation of our Lady (Evangelismos) Church on Monday 2 May, this Sunday's liturgy will be held at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church at 176 Simpson Street (cnr Victoria Parade) in East Melbourne, commencing 7.00 am.

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Fire Extensively Damages the Church “Annunciation of Our Lady”

Victoria’s first Orthodox Church was severely damaged in a fire on Monday, which also destroyed priceless icons dating back to the 1800s. The heritage-listed Annunciation of our Lady (Evangelismos) church in East Melbourne became engulfed in flames at approximately 1pm, Monday 2 May, shortly after a morning liturgy was held to celebrate the holy day of Saint George, and just a day after Greek Orthodox Easter celebrations.

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Drama Workshops for Adults

altAs part of the 2016 program, the Creative Drama and Arts Centre (CDAC) of the Greek Community of Melbourne has scheduled a series of Drama workshops for adults.

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Historical decision by the Philanthropic Association of Kastorians "Grammos"

altAt 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.

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Ζητείται θεατροπαιδαγωγός

Ζητείται θεατροπαιδαγωγός για να διδάξει στα σχολεία της Ελληνικής Κοινότητας Μελβούρνης καθημερινές απογεύματα, 5μ.μ. -9 μ.μ., και Σάββατο πρωί 9 π.μ. - 1 μ.μ. Η θέση είναι διαθέσιμη μόνο σε άτομα που έχουν άδεια εργασίας στην Αυστραλία.

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Ancient Greek Program for Adults 2016

Commencement dates and other relevant details on our Ancient Greek for Adults classes.

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Ancient (Classical) Greek Courses For Secondary Education Students In 2016

Ancient (Classical) Greek for High School students and VCE students in 2016

Catering for students who wish to increase their cultural literacy, investigate the origins of philosophy, science, politics, rhetoric, history and literature, be inspired from the moral insight and virtue of the classical world, read the architects of western civilization in their own words and finally increase their performance at the VCE Classical Greek examinations with a high score scaling reaching up to 15 marks.

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GCM Calls on Australian Parties to Support Greece

altThe 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 Bll Papastergiadis and the Greek Centre Director Jorge Menidis called for action from the other parliamentarians in this critical time for the Greek people.
“Last Thursday, (20 June) Senator Scott Ludlam moved a motion in the Australian Senate that called for action from the Australian Treasurer and member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) of the IMF, and Governor of IMF and The World Bank Group.

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The Creative Drama and Arts Centre

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Aimed to attract children, adolescents and adults who wish to cultivate their theatrical expression, the centre will provide students of a Greek background an avenue to express their feelings, emotions and character via their participation in theatrical experimentation and performances.

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Greek Centre to be a generational bridge between the past and the future

By: Elly Agrotis Symons

Last Tuesday, the foundation benefactors of the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture came together in the shell of the new building to celebrate the achievement of this great milestone in the Greek Community. Building on the example set by our forefathers more than a century ago, the dream of what can be achieved by unity and vision has become a reality.

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First Minutes (1897)

Οn the occasion of the 114th Anniversary of the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria we are proud to publicly release detailed images of the first minutes of the GOCMV (1897-1916).

The minutes contain hundreds of names of early Greek settlers and through its pages we observe the history of the organisation as it evolved through its first two decades: the establishment of the first Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne, the contribution of the founding members to the war efforts in Greece and the first constitution of a Greek organisation in Australia.

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Alphington Grammar Koinotika Nea - the Greek Community newsletter Requirements for Greek Citizenship

 

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