Two Greeks honoured on Australia Day

first_imgTwo Greek Australians were among those honoured on Australia Day. Genetics Professor from NSW John Christodoulou became a Member of the Order of Australia mainly for his research work on childrens’ metabolic disorders. Steve Tharenou received the medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his long time service in education. Mr Tharenou served as the principal of MacGregor Primary School which is the largest primary in Queensland. Official events organised in Victoria to celebrate Australia Day saw a strong presence from the Greek community. Many thousands of Greeks descended at Mornigton Park two Sundays ago at the event organised by the Association of Greek Elderly Citizens Clubs of Melbourne and Victoria . The annual multicultural celebration created by Peter Mousaferiadis took place at Federation Square on Tuesday infront of thousands of audiences. Some of the Greek artists included, dance group Pegasus of Sotiris Soteriou, the KAPPA brothers, D. Mousaferiadis and D. Pavlidis. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img

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