New Board of Directors Appointed

The Greek Community of Melbourne appointed a new board of directors on the 1st of February 2016.

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Learn Ancient Greek and unlock the texts that form the basis of modern Democracy, Philosophy and Science

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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Πρόγραμμα Στήριξης Νεοφερμένων Ελλήνων: Σεμινάρια & Εργαστήρια

Η Αυστραλό-Ελληνική Κοινωνική Πρόνοια σε συνεργασία με την Ελληνική Κοινότητα της Μελβούρνης θα διεξάγει εργαστήρια και σεμινάρια, μέσω του προγράμ-ματος ‘Στήριξης των Νεοφερμένων Ελλήνων’ για το οποίο χρηματοδοτήθηκε από την Πολιτειακή Κυβέρνηση της Βικτώριας.

Alkinoos Ioannides to headline the 29th Lonsdale St Greek Festival

altRevered 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 Mihalis Hatzigiannis.

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.

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.

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 *

Term 1:
2016 TERM 1 (FEBRUARY-MARCH: 8 Sessions X 2 hours)
Venue: Level 2, Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale St., Melbourne (map)

Ancient Greek Program for Adults 2016

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

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.

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.

The Creative Drama and Arts Centre for Children

Aimed to attract children and adolescents 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.

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.

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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