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Wake up to the workforce reality, Gen Y

Author: ED LIVESEY Sydney Morning Herald – July 10, 2013 Georgia Leaker wrote of her experience being one of the nearly one in five under-25s unemployed in Australia. Now, a fellow 24-year-old job hunter responds. The interns and Gen Ys of the world are calling their banners. We have finished university, have experience through internships and applied for copious jobs ... Read More »

ACL Urges Government to Reject Subsidy of Abortion Drug RU486

MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 26th April 2013 The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has urged the government to reject the recommendation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) to publically fund abortion drug RU486. ACL spokesperson Wendy Francis said subsidising the controversial drug – a recommendation likely to be made by PBAC today – ignores the human rights of the unborn and ... Read More »

ΕΠΙΤΑΦΙΟΣ ΘΡΗΝΟΣ – LAMENT OF THE EPITAPH

“We are indifferent, slothful and complacent when it comes to maintaining our privileges but when faced with adversity, the Greek community invariably rises to the occasion“. Every year, our Good Friday Epitaphios procession, which winds itself before the looming sinisterness of the Moonee Ponds branch of the Tax Office, past the local Safeway into the street behind the church, is, unbeknownst to many ... Read More »

Bribie Island Retreat and Recreation Centre will Open with a Splash!

Bookings are now available for all our Parishes and Communities throughout Australia OFFICIAL OPENING His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos will officially open the Bribie Island Retreat and Recreation Centre on 1st October 2013 in the presence of Federal, State and Local politicians together with other official guests and our youth from around Australia. This exciting and highly anticipated event will be part of the 10th Annual Youth ... Read More »

EVANGELISMOS CHURCH: THE REAL STORY

The construction of the Evanglismos Church in Melbourne, commencing in 1900, our first lasting endeavour as an organised community is the keystone of our foundation myth as a Greek community in Victoria. Yet what is widely not known, or intentionally left out of such a myth is that this endeavour was not restricted to Greeks alone. While founding of the ... Read More »

$1.16 Million New Recurrent Funding To Estia Foundation From NSW Government

His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos with the NSW Minister for Disability Services, the Hon. Andrew Constance, Minister for Fair Trading, the Hon. Anthony Roberts, and Minister for Citizenship and Communities the Hon. Victor Dominello  (Source: Greek-Australia Vema – June 2012) The Barry O’Farrell NSW Government has consolidated the view that the Estia Foundation of Australia, the mission of the Greek Orthodox ... Read More »

Liberal MP Kevin Andrews’ book says marriage best for you and the kids

MARRIAGE may help prevent cancer, is the best chance of fulfillment in life and divorcing parents should get better assistance to reconcile, says the MP who could become Australia’s next Families Minister. Senior Liberal MP Kevin Andrews has rated the breakdown of marriage and the family a greater threat to the Western world than climate change, the financial crisis and ... Read More »

Speak Up for Marriage

Foreword After many decades of careful lobbying and raising the profile of their own interests, the gay movement and its activists have forcibly and successfully brought to the fore of public attention in many countries, questions over the definition of marriage. The discussion that they have sought to bring about, has been couched in terms of civil rights and the ... Read More »