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WEDNESDAY 31st OCTOBER

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LOCAL NEWS pg.2 GREEK NEWS pg.4 CELEBRATING 18 YEARS GREEK MEDIA pg.6

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New Airport Plan

MELBOURNE could get a new major commercial passenger airport on the southeast fringe under a state government blueprint for the city’s development in coming decades. The airport would be a hub for national domestic flights - hosting 300-seater passenger planes with potential for it to expand to international flights as a second stage. It would form a third major airport, alongside Tullamarine and Avalon, for Victoria.

A new domestic airport at Tooradin is one option, while business groups have previously named Tyabb and South Gippsland as possible sites. Planning Minister Matthew Guy said that an airport in the Western Port area would make sense given Melbourne’s crosstown traffic problems.The new metro planning strategy will replace Labor’s controversial Melbourne 2030 plan, which failed to meet housing targets for the city’s rapidly growing

Nauru’s $1000 a month visa charge for asylum sekeers

population - expected to reach up to 6.4 million by 2050. The discussion paper, prepared by a ministerial advisory committee led by planning expert Prof Roz Hansen, said parts of Melbourne’s middle suburbs were ripe for greater housing and economic development. Other discussion paper ideas include building over the rail yards east of Federation Square, and commuter ferry services on the Yarra and Port Phillip Bay.

NAURU is set to charge $1000 per month on visas for asylum seekers the Australian government sends there. The island nation has introduced a new visa category, which it calls an Australian regional processing visa, that costs $3000 for three months, ABC radio reports. There is a $100 special purpose visa fee for people who arrive

on Nauru, independently Australia, to seek asylum.

of

has been sought from the Department of Immigration.

The Australian government has sent 381 asylum seekers to Nauru for processing so far, but the detention centre can hold up to 1500.

A department of immigration spokesman told AAP that it was reasonable for people transferred to Nauru to hold valid visas. He said the cost would not be borne by individuals. The federal government is still in discussions with Nauru on a range of issues, the spokesman said.

The visas could net the Nauru government $90 million over five years, if the detention centre is at capacity.?Comment

by Another cracker fishing report full of snapper! It is really game on now, and if you check the water temperature graph later in the report, we have some very nice warm currents entering the bay bringing the bay temperature up to perfect snapper season temps.

WESTERNPORT:

RHYLL: The Rhyll area has also been producing some nice gummy sharks this week along with snapper. Anglers Chris and Steve fished on Saturday just out from Rhyll and managed some nice snapper along with this cracking gummy. MIDDLE SPIT: Team Jacmac has been at it again this week. Instead of targeting snapper, they opted for something different and went in search of a feed of whiting. Their end result was a nice catch of whiting to 46cm using pipi and mussel during the run out tide. NORTH ARM: Robin Gray from Western Port and Peninsula fishing charters has been putting his clients onto some great fishing in the North Arm this week. Robin says that the snapper have really come on in a big way and they are responding well to pilchard and squid baits. Fishing the run out tide on Wednesday, one of his clients managed a cracking snapper. HASTINGS: Robbie Boer headed out with his dad last Saturday in search of a snapper for his dad considering he had never caught one before. Fishing out from Hastings in 16 meters of water, Robbie’s dad Arie, managed a solid red on a pilchard. To say he was excited us an understatement, he was over the moon.

PORT PHILLIP BAY:

SORRENTO: Some good calamari and garfish are still on offer in the Sorrento area for those willing to go looking. Anglers fishing from the Sorrento pier early in the mornings during a run in tide have been doing very well. Garfish have been plentiful and are best caught using a float rig setup. Berley is essential. Calamari have also been caught on the high tide with size 2.5 jigs being the most favored. Red foil bellies have been producing some nice calamari of late. MORNINGTON: Customer Ryan had a ball fishing this week out from Mornington. Ryan managed this 3 kilo snapper just after sunrise in the 18-20 meter area. SEAFORD: Simon Rinaldi from Red Hot fishing charters has also been having good success in the Seaford area. Simon has been working the 14 to 17 meter areas to find snapper in good numbers. This week Simon has found a good class of fish to put his clients onto. Silver whiting and pilchards have been the most productive baits. CARRUM: It’s certainly all about snapper at the moment and with the hundreds of reports filtering though from Carrum, there is no doubting that they are on like donkey Kong. This week has been quite productive despite the wind on some occasions but that hasn’t deterred anglers from heading out to get into the action. One the charter boat front, the boys have all been doing considerably well. Matt Cini from Reel Time Charters has been catching his bag on each charter with ease. Matt has had trips running all week but his latest success was on Wednesday. Matt conducted three charters bagging out on all three. His clients were all very pleased with the results. Matt has been fishing from Seaford through to Chelsea and getting good results. Matt said that knowing how to read your sounder is the key to finding fish at this time of year.

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LOCAL NEWS

Julia Gillard reveals plan to ‘Asianise’ Australia

JULIA Gillard has outlined an ambitious plan to “Asianise” the Australian economy and education system to tap into the vast middle-class markets that will emerge in China, India and Indonesia in the next two decades. The vision, much of which is already underway, includes

plans to free up tourist and business travel within the region, to lift Australia’s taxfree threshold “to at least $21,000”, to scrap inefficient state taxes such as stamp duty and to have Australian schools engage with at least one Asian school to promote language learning.It would also provide

Australian students with continuous training in Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian or Japanese throughout their schooling. As part of the cultural refocusing, the ABC and SBS would be asked to provide more extensive coverage of the region “in all aspects of their content and programming, with

special attention to news and information coverage”. Unveiling her long-awaited Asian Century white paper in Sydney, the Prime Minister declared “history asks great nations great questions Australia is no exception”. She said the world was moving eastward to Australia’s

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle wins and reveals grand plan for city LORD Mayor Robert Doyle has been re-elected in a landslide, brushing off a challenge from the Greens and former deputy lord mayor Gary Singer.Cr Doyle scored a massive 41 per cent of the primary vote in the Town Hall elections, easily outpolling Mr Singer on 15.6 per cent and the Greens’ Alison Parkes with 14.8 per cent. Following distribution of preferences, the Lord Mayor won with 52.42 per cent of the vote, followed by Dr Parkes on 25.07 per cent and Mr Singer with 22.51 per cent. Cr Doyle has promised a city makeover, including a $100 millionplus redevelopment of Queen Victoria Market and plans for a transport museum at a revitalised Docklands. He also plans to transform the “shabby” city gateway, at the corner of Elizabeth and Flinders streets. Cr Doyle said he was honoured to be re-elected on the back of a primary vote more than double the vote of his nearest

advantage and our location and high living standards would provide a valuable edge.” For the first time in our history, Asia is not a threat to our highskill high-wage road. It is a reason to stay on it, “ she said.Accordingly, the paper lays down long-term targets designed

to boost national income, dramatically lift productivity, propel the education system into the global top five and “deeply integrate” economic links with Asia driving Australia’s intraregional trade to constitute “at least one-third of GDP, up from one-quarter today”.

Record number of women over 40 having babies

opponent. After running on a platform of safety and liveability, Cr Doyle will directly control five of the 11 seats on the city council. Also elected on the Doyle ticket are his deputy Susan Riley, sitting councillor Kevin Louey and new faces Arron Wood and Beverley Pinder-Mortimer. KEY DOYLE POLICIES?? • Extend CCTV camera network? • $200,000 mega taxi rank in Bourke St? • Work with police to reduce violent crime? • $300,000 to fund Salvation Army street teams? • $100,000 plan to help troubled African youth? • Convert Sandridge Bridge to linear park under $6m plan? • Complete $5.6m CBD bike path grid? • $200,000 to set up city market garden and park? • Finish Carlton Baths?* Launch bid to bring Fed Square under council control

More Australian women over the age of 40 are having babies than ever before, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The ABS’ Births, Australia, 2011 publication shows that in 2011 a record 12,800 babies were born to women over 40, up from 7,100 in 2001. Director of ABS Demography Bjorn Jarvis said the fertility rate for mothers in the 40–44 year old age group has increased to 15.1 babies per 1000 women in 2011 from 9.2 in 2001. “We have also seen the total number of births in Australia pass the 300,000 mark for the first-time,” Mr Jarvis said. “The total fertility rate in Australia for 2011 was 1.88 babies per woman; this is higher than the record low of 1.73 in 2001 but a decline from the recent peak of 1.96 in 2008.” “Tasmania had the highest fertility rate at 2.17 babies per woman, while Victoria had the lowest at 1.75. “The median age of all mothers was 30.6 years in 2011, whereas the median age of all fathers was 33 years,’ Mr Jarvis added.

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GREEK NEWS

Anna Kannava Tribute & Book Launch (18+)

Αφιέρωμα στην Άννα Kαννάβα « Suddenly I had fallen in love and this time I knew it was for real. I had discovered filmmaking. » Anna Kannava Anna Kannava was born in Cyprus and migrated to Melbourne in 1974 at the age of 15 with her mother and two brothers. She studied drama, art, photography, film and screenwriting; and worked as an animator, actor, writer and director. Despite being hampered for most of her adult life by a debilitating condition, scleroderma, Anna completed a number of highly personal and poetic films. As well as the fictional features Dreams for Life (2004) and Kissing Paris (2008), her filmography includes the acclaimed documentaries Ten Years After, Ten Years Older (34mins, 1986) about her return to Cyprus; and The Butler (58mins, 1997) focusing on her family, especially her brother,

Nino. These two films come together in a rare screening at the Greek Film Festival, along with Kannava you Can’av’er (1min, 1980). After a ten-month fight against cancer, Anna died on 5th May 2011 at the age of 51. As she battled through physical limitations, she never stopped dreaming and planning her next project. She was an inspiration to all who knew her. “Anna is a very individual and sweet filmmaker, her work is infused with love and grace.” Bill Mousoulis, director Wild and Precious (GFF 2012) Η Άννα Καννάβα γεννήθηκε στην Κύπρο και απεβίωσε το 2011 και μετανάστευσε στην Μελβούρνη το 1974. Στην αφιέρωση αυτή θα προβληθούν οι τέσσερις ταινίες της Άννας και θα παρουσιασθεί το βιβλίο της «Ο Στέφανος της Λεμεσού».

Plan to revamp Athens tourism to boost visitor numbers

Book Launch The Greek Film Festival 2012 is proud to celebrate the life of Anna Kannava with the launch of her book, Stefanos of Limassol – a parable on belonging, love and loss, amidst a distant glimpse of hope for the reunification of Cyprus. This book has been released posthumously in honour of Anna’s unwavering commitment to life and creativity. The book will be launched prior to the film session and will be available to purchase at the cinema. Η Άννα Καννάβα γεννήθηκε στην Κύπρο και απεβίωσε το 2011 και μετανάστευσε στην Μελβούρνη το 1974. Στην αφιέρωση αυτή θα προβληθούν οι τέσσερις ταινίες της Άννας και θα παρουσιασθεί το βιβλίο της «Ο Στέφανος της Λεμεσού».

Two US business groups are promoting a private tourism investment in Athens to the tune of 1.46 billion euros – which could reach up to 4.38 billion when the business plan is fully developed – aimed at attracting more visitors to the Greek capital and staying for more days than they tend to now. Promoting the project are investment consultancy Bondholder Communications Group (BondCom) and museum design firm Ralph Appelbaum Associates. The proposed investment consists of a program for enriching the tourism product of the broader Athens area

through installations, digital services and theme parks (real and digital), in an effort to upgrade the capital to a top cultural and tourism destination. Plans include opening a Democracy Museum, a museum at Lavrio in southeastern Attica, a cultural theme park at Marathon, northeastern Attica, the development of the area of Plato’s Academy to the west of the city center, and upgrading visits to the Acropolis. This form of tourism is increasingly popular around the world, according to data compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which

estimates that it can contribute significantly to the regional development of many areas in the world. The companies behind this ambitious project plan to get Greek Americans on board, drawing funds from them in the same bond-issuing model through which Israel funded the creation of its economy from 1951. The plan could add an estimated 960 million euros per year to the country’s gross domestic product, according to a study conducted for the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE).

Greek Government treading fine line Top-ranking officials close to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras continued their efforts to overcome the objections of the junior partner in the governing coalition to labor reforms proposed by the troika as eurozone finance ministry officials convened in Brussels to discuss Greece. Greece’s envoy to Brussels, Panos Tsakloglou, arrived in the Belgian capital without a deal to present his peers with as a political rift remained unresolved in Athens. Back at home, Samaras aides and key ministers ratcheted up their efforts to win round officials from Democratic Left, which continues to object to proposed changes to labor laws and the abolition of social benefits for families. Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis visited the moderate leftist party’s headquarters to discuss the issue but failed to extract concessions. Meanwhile Samaras and Democratic Left chief Fotis Kouvelis reportedly spoke several times by telephone. Some lawmakers in socialist PASOK also harbor objections which are expected to be discussed in a session of the party’s parliamentary group on Tuesday. Samaras’s aim had been to win round Democratic Left so that Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras could present his eurozone counterparts on Wednesday with a deal on a 13.5-billion-euro austerity package and on a package of structural reforms that include the controversial labor laws. Meanwhile time is running out as Greece awaits the approval of its austerity plan in order to clinch much-needed rescue funding. The head of the group representing the eurozone’s finance ministers, Jean-Claude Juncker, said that a “physical” meeting will probably be held on November 8 to discuss Greece, following today’s scheduled Eurogroup by teleconference, and ahead of a regularly scheduled November 12 meeting.


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Anti-racism police unit heralded

GREEK NEWS Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias heralded the creation of a new unit within the Greek police force that would focus on tackling racist violence following a spike in attacks on immigrants by members and supporters of far-right groups. The new squad will start with offices in Athens and Thessaloniki before being extended to other parts of the country, Dendias told a press conference, noting that a draft presidential decree also foresees the establishment of a telephone hotline where witnesses or victims of racist attacks can lodge complaints. “The country does not lack a legal arsenal when it comes to racist violence,” Dendias said. Questioned about reports of widespread support within the police force for the ultra-right Golden Dawn party, Dendias said that senior officers are not necessarily aware of their subordinates’ political leanings but that “in deviant cases we will show no leniency.” As regards a legal suit his ministry was planning to bring against the Guardian over the British newspaper’s publication of allegations regarding the torture of detainees by Greek police officers, Dendias said the matter was being handled by the State Legal Council. In a related development, the management of state television channel Net decided to suspend the two presenters of a morning news program, Costas Arvanitis and Marilena Katsimi, after they suggested that a medical examiner’s report vindicated the allegations of detainees who said they had been tortured by police and that Dendias would be unable to contest these claims successfully in court. A spokesman for the Public Order Ministry countered that the medical reports “reveal no evidence whatsoever of burns on the bodies of detainees.”

Greece seen winning fight Greece's Aegean Airlines on money laundering wins the award for Best Regional Airline in Europe

Greece is no longer seen as a black sheep with regard to the fight against money laundering and graft, according to official data released by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The head responsible

of a watchdog for investigating

financial crimes said Monday. Responding to a question in Parliament, Panayiotis Nikoloudis, who is vice prosecutor general of the Greek Supreme Court and president of the National Agency for Combating Money Laundering, said that according to official

data due for release later this year, Greece is a “role model” in the fight against money laundering. Nikoloudis said his agency successfully investigated 162 cases in 2011 and seized 223,982,146 euros in illegal money.

Skytrax, one of the largest airline and airport review and ranking sites in the world, presented in the summer the prestigious World Airline Awards for 2012, with Aegean Airlines winning the award for Best Regional Airline in Europe.

It is the third time that the company receives this distinction, the previous being in 2009 and in 2011. Aegean Airlines was also included in the Best Five Airlines in Europe, preceded by Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines, and

followed by British Airways. The awards are based on studies analysing customer satisfaction concerning every aspect of their "passenger experience", from seat comfort and cleanliness to staff service and catering.


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FEATURE

3XY RADIO HELLAS

CELEBRATES

18 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY 18 Years ago on Friday 28 October 1994 the national OXI day the Greek voice of 3xy Radio Hellas the first 24 hour Greek speaking radio station in Australia was heard for the first time Over the past 18 years 3xy radio has entertained, assisted, informed and connected thousands of Greek Australians, all around Australia. The signal reaches listeners in Melbourne a huge part of Victoria and other states of Australia as well. Its various programs include community, health, education, religious, musical dedications, social, current affairs,local and overseas news, talk back and shows for the youth in English. Over the last 18 years the Station has conducted many radiothons and with the trust and valuable assistance of the community has raised millions of dollars for the fire victims of Greece the fire victims of black Saturday, children’s hospital, tsunami victims and local service providers such as the Greek Welfare Care, Fronditha Care, and Agapi Care. Last Friday at its premises over 60 announcers and contributors celebrated the 18th Birthday and also the National OXI day, this significant Day for all Greeks in Greece and around the world. Mrs Helen Stamoulis and her son Harry Stamoulis thanked the community at large for the support, and all the announcers and friends for there long time contributions and said how happy they were to continue the late Spiro Stamoulis vision to provide the valuable services of Station to the whole community. Happy Birthday 3XY Radio Hellas

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Lady looking for part time work (9am – 3pm). Ph: 0450 418 760. Sofia

Work Lady looking for any type of work. Ph: 0450 717 141. Vana

for

full

Dimitra and George, are looking for any work ( for example in a fish and chip shop or café )preferably in Oakleigh or surrounding suburbs as they don’t have a car. Dimitra speaks excellent English but George can’t speak English well. Dimitra can be contacted on 0459 396 952.

Work Ninos is seeking any work M: 0414 168 385

time

Work

Ph: 0422 412 516. Kleopatra

Kyriako, is seeking work as a mechanic and in construction. M: 04 1416 8385

Welder/Metal Fabrication

Work

Work

Zaxarias is looking for work as a welder

Lady from Greece with a student visa seeks part time work.

Ph: 9364 5244

Ph: 0467 472 127. Melina

Bill is available to work as a car washer, painter, motor mechanic or any other position available. M: 0437 547 288.

Ph: 0416 380 923. George

Employment opportunities Babysitter

Cleaner/Domestic

Excavator Operator

Lady Ironer/Presser

Plumbers

Tyre Fitter

Marianthi Lambrianou is seeking a lady who speaks fluent Greek to babysit her 17 month old daughter in Bulleen, 1-2 days per week from 8:00-3:30. Applicants should call Marianthi for further details on M: 0477 694 665.

Domestic cleaner required for full or part time work in Melbourne area. Must have own transport.

Excavator operator required for work in Geelong. Ph: 0410 665 048. Vasilis

A female ironer with experience in clothes pressing is required for work in Clayton.

Experienced plumbers are required by a South Melbourne company.

Florist

Ph: 9551 4621. Despina

A florist requires the services of two women with experience in floristry to work at the store. Ph: 0416 189 857 Kostas

Manager

Re-Stumper

A female cleaner is required for domestic duties. Ph: 0415 645 572. Antonis

Kostas is looking for 1 or 2 experienced re-stumpers to work for him.

Cleaner/Domestic

Hairdresser

A female is required to help manage the restaurant at club ‘Dimokritos’ on High Street Northcote.

Joanna has a position available for a tyre fitter in Campbellfield. He must be fit as there is heavy lifting involved. He must have good knowledge of the northern suburbs and the city and have a car drivers licence. Must have at least some experience in fitting tyres on trucks.

Ph: 9486 3988. John

Any enquiries, please call Kostas: 0411 741 230.

Fax Applications to Att: Joanna; F 9308 9237

Mechanic/Automotive

Sandwich Hand

Mechanic with experience in European and prestigious cars is required for an automotive workshop in Reservoir.

An experienced sandwich hand is required at a South Melbourne delicatessen.

Ph: 9462 3124. Nick

Call 9699 4125 or 0412 840 707 for any enquiries.

Baker Maria Is looking for a Baker to work for Pondis Bakery. M: 04 1554 2522

Bakery Michaelis is seeking people to working in a bakery. M:04 1300 0175

Carer AQA Qualcare is seeking Disability Support Workers/PCAs who are fluent in Greek to work with a client with a physical disability living in Preston. Duties inc. assistance with daily living, all aspects of personal care, transfers, community access, meal prep & household tasks. Shifts available are: Mon-Thurs: 7am-9:30am, Fri: 7am-12:30pm, Sat/Sun: 7am-9:30am, Mon-Sun: 9pm-10pm. Fully paid training & competitive rates provided! For further info or to apply please visit the employment section of the AQA website: www.aqavic.org.au and download and complete the application form.

Call Niki on 0407 655 646

Cleaner/Domestic

Katie is looking for a female cleaner to clean houses. For details contact Katie on 0401 811 166

Chef Amalia is seeking a chef. M: 0433 154 904

Chef A chef is required for a Hawthorn restaurant. Ph: 9818 3312.

Chef A chef is required part time for a Greek restaurant in Werribee. Ph: 0416 241 819. Dimitri

Chicken shop A lady is required to work in a Chicken Bar. The suitable person should have relative experience. Call Achilleas Ph: 9852 4545

Ph: (03) 9489 0777.

Cleaners

Carer

Louka is seeking 2 cleaners to work at a car yard in the area of Chelsea. The ideal candidates would be able to work after business hours (after 6pm) and would be a couple. For more information please call Louka. M: 0417033135

Guardian Network is seeking carrers for elderly people in all areas.

ph: 9819 7200, Sandra or George

Cleaner Cleaner required for a home in Rosebud. 4 days a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday). Ph: 0409 349 101 Konstantina

Cleaner A cleaner, preferably a woman, is required after hours at a school in Northcote. Ph: 0403 140 553. Maria

Cleaner An experienced cleaner is required after hours at a school in East Doncaster. Ph: 0401 519 305. Stathis

Console Operators Two Console operators required to work at BP Eastlink inbound in Scoresby- the largest site in Australia. Part to full time positions available and applications must be willing to work flexible hours and speak English. Please contact Arthur Kondos for more information Ph: 9753 2924

Doctor A medical clinic requires a licenced doctor who is preferably Greek. Ph: 9481 2406. Kostantino

A hairdresser with experience in men’s and women’s cuts is required for a hairdressing salon in Burwood. Ph: 9563 2340. Elio

Fast Food A full time position is available at a fast food restaurant. Applicants must have experience in cooking and cooking with a grill. Ph: 0419 521 505. John

Fashion Zaxaria is seeking people to work in the production of women’s undergarments. M:0418107171

Fish and Chips An experienced Fish and Chips worker is required for a shop in St. Albans. Ph: 9390 9622. Sofia

Fish and Chips A woman is required to work at a Fish and Chips shop in Knox City. Ph: 0415 150 433. Nikos

Mechanic/Automotive Two experienced motor mechanics are required for a mechanical shop in Footscray. Ph: 9528 6654

Mechanic/Automotive A full time position is available for an experienced motor mechanic. Ph: 0417 303 775. Minas

Mechanic/Automotive A motor mechanic with a minimum of 5 years of experience is required at a work shop. Must have a driver’s licence. Ph: 0425 822 500. Tasos

Fish and Chips

Music

Peter is seeking someone with experience to work the grill at his fish and chip shop in Knoxville during afternoon hours. Applicants should call his mobile for further information M: 0424 645 110

A composer is required to create music for lyrics.

Labourer/Furniture A part time position is available in a furniture store. Ph: 9428 5830. Vicky

Labourer Jim/Dimitri is looking to employ a man ata Tampon Factory in Bundoora. He is seeking a man over 40 to work part time Mon, Wed and Fri. Ph: 9465 5033

Ph: 9078 8574. Afroditi

Panel Shop

Ph: 9690 6048. Dimitri

Sandwich Hand A female is required in the Melbourne CBD area to prepare sandwiches, salads and focaccias. Ph: 0402 925 107. Doukisa

Sandwich Hands Four people are required in sandwich preparation. Ph: 0402 925 107. Doukisa

Sandwich Hand Young, experienced, wellpresented, energetic female is required in Melbourne CBD café to make breakfast toasties and serve lunch.

A female is required for kitchen and serving/waiting duties at club ‘Democritus’ in Northcote. Ph: 0408 591 711. John

Waiter/Souvlaki Bar A full time or part time position is available in a Mentone souvlaki bar. Waiting duties are a requirement of this position. Ph: 9585 8005 Anesti

Waiters Waiters are required for casual weekend work at Stars International reception in Preston. RSA certificate holders are preferred. Ph: 0411 877 222

Fronditha Care-Position 1

Ph: Mary on 0418 597 314

Fronditha Care is seeking an experienced social worker (or related social sciences) to work in the role of CACPs Supervisor.

Security

Fronditha Care-Position 2

Stefania is seeking security guards aged between 18 and 65.

Fronditha Care is seeking an experienced social worker (or related social sciences) to work in the role of Volunteer Coordinator.

M:04 0335 6858

An experienced spray-painter and panel-beater is required in a Dandenong panel shop. An apprenticeship for a youth is also available.

Shop Assistant

Ph: 0438 008 111. John

Ph: 9325 1112. Dimitris

Pastry Factory

Souvlaki ( Gyro) Bar

Greek Pastry factory seeks a person to work full time withy good remuneration

A Souvlaki ( Gyro) Bar is looking for someone with experience, working in a similar environment.

Please call Iakobos M:04 0696 7197

Hellen or Nick on 9670 6284 or 0433 413 688

A part time position is available for a young shop assistant at an Altona Gate carpet store.

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Fronditha Care-Position 3 Fronditha Care is seeking an experienced social worker/ counsellor to work as the Carer Support Coordinator in the Eastern Region. Please contact Aliki Kyrkou at Fronditha Care for further information on any of these positions. 9495 2308 or 0407 829 593.


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HOROSCOPES

WEEKLY HOROSCOPES Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Michael, and welcome to the fascinating world of astrology and the place to read your free horoscopes! For years, decades and centuries human-kind has turned to the heavens, God’s handiwork, for answers and guidance in their lives!

SCORPIO

SAGITARIUS

CAPRICORN

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AQUARIUS

PISCES

ARIES

23 Oct - 22 Nov

23 Nov - 20 Dec

22 Dec - 20 Jan

21 Jan - 19 Feb

20 Feb - 20 Mar

21 Mar - 20 Apr

Opportunities for travel and communication are evident. Unforeseen changes in your location are apparent. Your lover may cost you financially. You will be in a high cycle regarding work.

You may not have the same ideas when it comes to what you both enjoy. Get help setting up a reasonable budget. Look into ways of making extra cash. Unstable relationships are likely. If you take on too much of a financial burden you may make yourself ill.

You have the stamina and determination to succeed. Take work home but be sure to spend some time with your mate. Put your efforts into being creative. Rely on yourself and you will look good to superiors.

Take a long look at your present direction and consider your professional options. Travel and entertaining conversation will be informative and uplifting. Relationships will be emotional this week. Children may be less than honest with you.

Your determination and stamina will make your work look flaw less and effortless. Make a point of working on yourself. Try not to be too emotional with those around you. You’re ready to take action and take over.

A change of attitude has probably disrupted your home environment. Don’t share your dilemma with those you work with. You will be looking for creative ways to make a little extra cash. Females may put demands or added responsibilities on you.

TAURUS

GEMINI

CANCER

LEO

VIRGO

LIBRA

21 Apr - 20 May

22 May - 22 Jun

23 Jun - 23 Jul

24 Jul - 23 Aug

24 Aug - 23 Sept

23 Sept - 22 Oct

Don’t let any small misunderstandings get in the way. Be careful; your ideas are good but make sure that you’re realistic and start off on solid ground. Problems with in-laws or relatives may be more damaging than you realize. Don’t be critical or overly opinionated with dislikes; it could cause disapproval and unwanted opposition.

You’ll be able to break bad habits if you put your mind to it. Entertainment should include your whole family. Children or friends may try to talk you into lending them money. Over spending or unexpected bills could set you back.

Travel may be confusing. Help with your aspirations is likely, and profits could follow. This is probably causing upset and confusion on the home front. Take a look at the possibilities of starting a small part time business with friends or relatives.

Make changes in your domestic scene. Don’t be too hard on your mate. You must not let fellow workers take advantage of your fine talents. Your high energy will enable you to take the role of leader in group functions.

You can make new connections through friends or relatives. Sudden changes will occur through communications with friends or in-laws. You can meet interesting new friends if you join worthwhile groups. Don’t let your emotions get out of hand.

You will be attracted to unusual forms of entertainment and foreign cultures. Travel should be on your mind. Take a long look at your present direction and consider your professional options. You can elaborate on your creative ideas and get involved in groups that relate to the arts.

Sth Melbourne F.C. Appearing in court in November… We have received a great deal of phone calls lately expressing severe worries as to the future of the historic Club that used to be the Standard bearer of Greek soccer in Victoria: S. M. Hellas.

According to our callers, the Club is faced financial problems at present, since:  a. So far the contracts re the continuation of the use of lakeside Oval by the Club have not, as yet, been signed, by the State government some say that this is due to the economic situation the club is in at the moment. b. As we know a number of businessmen, assisted S. M. Hellas with loans of almost half a million dollars back in 2004/5 this amount was raised to avoid the Public Administrator taking over. It is reported that two disappointed businessmen not happy

with the management of the club are now seeking there share of the loan to be paid back, and in fact after discussions with the club are now taking the club to court. The amount is said to be $120.000 and the court case will take place some time in November d. The yearly budget for a Premier League Club is between $150,000 and $200,000. Yet, S. M. Hellas appears to be in strife, despite the fact that the Club enjoys assistance of close to $300,000 a year from the State Government and supporters! e. It has been rumored that the Club is seriously thinking to increase subscriptions for juniors to $3,500 a year per child! A fee that seems unreasonable. In view of the above, we contacted the president Mr. Athanasakis, to discuss the issues raised.

Mr Athanasakis said that the club had signed the relevant documents in regards to the use of lakeside oval and were waiting for the government to sign and return. He also said that the club will be showing a profit 150.000 this year and that all players had been paid in full. He however confirmed that the fees for the juniors will be up to 3.500. and will be for 48 weeks not just the regular season. MR Athanasakis confirmed to us that the club will be appearing in court in November in regards to the outstanding loan dept loaned back in 2004/5. Mr Athanasakis confirmed to us that he will be appearing live on 3xy Radio Hellas sports show on 10 November 2012 between 8pm and 10pm on Sunday night to answer all the questions in detail.


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2 Copper shortly denies source of annoyance is mobile - these concertgoers wouldn’t agree! (9) 3 Endorses composer of Tintagel, say (5) 4 Bruckner’s Eighth is about sustained passages which gradually get slower (9) 5 Rock singer? (7) 6 I’m finding the odd bits of Boulez filter through (5) 7 Excited by extremely febrile performance of Medtner (9) 8 Some Elgar enamoured Promenaders standing here? (5) 14 Character in Madam Butterfly who has only 7ac’s to sing? (9) 16 Tenor performing Grieg and a bit of Lehar (9) 17 Score given to the more senior conductor (4,5) 19 She appears among Brendel’s pet hates (7) 22 Arrangement of Alkan endlessly captivates English scout leader (5) 23 Scottish National Orchestra initially confused over G & S numbers (5) 25 Time and time again old boy follows beat (5)

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GREEK ROOTS The word “tragedy” is Greek for “goat-song” because early Greek tragedies honored Dionysus, the god of wine, and the players wore goatskins. Tragedies were noble stories of gods, kings, and heroes. Comedy or “revel,” on the other hand, were about lower-class characters and their antics.

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SPORT

Aris holds Olympiakos to its first draw Olympiakos dropped its first points in the league this season as it stumbled to a 2-2 draw at Aris, while Panathinaikos drew at OFI Crete with the same score a couple of hours earlier.

and Thanassis Papazoglou. Panathinaikos defender Andre Pinto got injured in the game and eill miss the forthcoming Athens derby with AEK and the Europa league cliash with Lazio in Rome.

Aris proved a formidable opponent for the champion at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium of Thessaloniki leading after just three minutes through a splendid Grigoris Papazacharias goal.

AEK scored its first victory in the Super League, in an otherwise barren weekend that saw just four goals in six games. Lienen led the Yellows to a 1-0 victory over visiting Platanias courtesy of a Taxiarchis Foundas goal. Despite that win, the oncemighty Athens team remains rooted at the foot of the table. Panionios defeated 10-man Panthrakikos at Komotini with a 2-1 score thanks to two goals by Christos Aravidis, while Juan Munafo had equalized for the hosts. The result has taken the Nea Smyrni club back up to the second spot.

Olympiakos, hwoever equalized within six minutes courtesy of inform winger Djamel Abdoun from the penalty spot. Aris regained the lead 11 minutes from time through David Aganzo, only for Olympiakos to make it 2-2 three minutes on via Jose Holebas, after Aris was left with 10 men due to the second yellow card to Nikos Psychogios. Panathinaikos led twice at Iraklio through Toche and Charis Mavrias, but OFI managed to equalize as many times with goals coming from Vassilis Koutsianikoulis

Round 4 results Newcastle Jets Melbourne Victory 2-1 Adelaide United Wellington Phoenix 3-1 Brisbane Roar Western Sydney 0-1 Melbouren Heart Central Coast 0-1 Sydney FC - Perth Glory 2-1

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1 Adelaide 9pts 2 Newcastle 9pts 3 Central Coast 7pts 4 Perth 6pts 5 Sydney 6pts 6 Wellington 5pts 7 Brisbane 4pts 8 Western Sydney 4pts 9 Melb. Heart 4pts 10 Melb. Victory 3pts

Round 5 Fixtures Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Heart Perth Glory vs Newcastle Jets Central Coast Mariners vs Sydney FC Perth Glory vs Melbourne Heart

New AEK coach Ewald The games between Levadiakos and Asteras Tripolis, Kerkyra and PAOK, Veria and Xanthi, and PAS Giannina and Atromitos all ended goalless.

Melbourne Victory vs Wellingto Phoenix

The two Melbourne A-League clubs without a host of stars in December MELBOURNE Victory and Melbourne Heart could each lose three players for at least two matches at the start of December.

DID YOU KNOW? The true size of the Earth was known seventeen and a half centuries before it was first circumnavigated. In 230 B.C., the Greek philosopher Eratosthenes worked out its circumference of 25,000 miles by studying shadows cast by the sun in both Alexandria and Syene on the day of the Summer Solstice.

A-League clubs are bracing for mass disruption when the Socceroos play a four-game, nine-day qualifying tournament for next year’s East Asian Championships. The Socceroos will face host Hong Kong, North Korea, Guam and Chinese Taipei in the tournament starting on December 1. Football Federation Australia is expected to reap more than $3 million if the Socceroos make the finals of the triennial championship in July. The qualifying tournament is not on FIFA’s calendar of scheduled international match days so A-League players are expected to make up most of the 20-man squad. Victory’s Archie Thompson and Mark Milligan are certainties to be selected, given their involvement in recent World Cup qualifiers, while new teammate Nathan Coe will be considered for one of the two goalkeeping positions. As for Heart, Aziz Behich has long been touted a 2014 World

Cup possibility at left back and is likely to take his place in the squad alongside 2010 World Cup team member Richard Garcia. Victory players would miss a home game against Perth and Adelaide away, while any Heart players chosen would be absent for games against Sydney FC (home) and Perth (away).

Three A-League clubs in hunt for former Melbourne Victory star Harry Kewell

HARRY Kewell is back in Australia to honour a sponsorship commitment with clothing label Politix during the Spring Racing carnival. But one must be naïve to think that Harry won’t be discussing his football future while back home considering he remains uncontracted yet wants to play on for the Socceroos until at

least Brazil 2014. Three A-League clubs are realistic destinations for Harry - Melbourne Heart, Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC. WANDERERS boss Lyall Gorman says the club would consider meeting with Harry Kewell but dismissed speculation there has been any contact with the Socceroos star.


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