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21st Century Migration

By OPA Editor, on 15 January, 2012

21st Century Migration The next wave of the Greek diaspora By Martha Karatsioris The current situation in Greece is well documented with commentary added daily. The blame game continues; the Greek government needs everyone to pitch in while the everyday man wants those that created the mess to be held accountable. The anger is rea...

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Australias Melting Pot

by Hariklia , on 29 October, 2011

What a difference one generation can make A couple of days ago, my ten year old daughter had two friends over to play. One girls’ parents were late in picking her up and I suggested she call home. As she spoke to her grandmother on the telephone in Chinese, she looked over at me self-consciously. And it struck me, that to her I was prob...

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Beyond Bonegilla

By OPA Editor, on 09 August, 2011

Beyond Bonegilla Why Australia’s Nation Builders need our help By Martha Karatsioris My father’s national records tell an unremarkable story. Born in Greece in 1940, he came to Australia on Qantas under the Intergovernmental European Migrant Scheme. I found his archive online, among so many other seemingly unremarkable...

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