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3ZZZ, Greek Language Program

The 3ZZZ Greek Broadcasting Program is in operation since 1988.

Aims: The program aims to serve the large Greek-Australian community in its language, providing information on current affairs, social services, educational, cultural and entertainment needs. 3ZZZ Greek programs can also be heard on the internet from those interested, in other parts of Australia, in Greece, Cyprus and the Greek communities of the Diaspora in USA, Canada, Europe and other parts of the world:

Greece and Greek-Australians

Greece is an ancient country with an ancient and modern language and civilisation.

Greece has an ancient tradition with the arts and culture from the Homeric epics of the Iliad and Odyssey, the philosophers, the classical fifth century tragedies and comedies, the Parthenon, Byzantine churches and icons, medieval and Modern Greek poetry and folk literature. Modern Greek cultural life includes literary writers, contemporary music composers, folk songs, rebetika, dancing, and film makers. A large number of theatres in Athens and other Greek cities contribute to Modern Greek cultural life.

There is a continuous Greek presence in Australia since 1829. Later, in the 19th and 20th centuries Greeks in Australia played a significant role in the restaurant, café and food industries. In 1947 the Greek-Australian community numbered around 15,000 Greek-born persons. In 1952 an Australian-Greek Migration Agreement was signed and for the next two decades about 250,000 Greeks migrated to Australia. According to the 2006 Census 365,000 people stated their ancestry as Greek. People of Greek descent can be found today in all parts of Australia, in Parliament, in the Universities, in the Press and other mass media, in the schools, in the professions, in the trade unions, and virtually in all walks of Australian life.

Greek Broadcasting Group

Monday Program: 8.00 – 9.00 am:

Christos Nicholas Fifis, Anthea Sidiropoulos and Nikos Piperis.

The Monday Program – The Monday Meeting – covers current affairs, cultural, educational and historical issues. It aims to include every Monday live interviews and telephone talk-back sessions, all interspersed with musical intervals. The program is prepared by Christos Nicholas Fifis and occasionally with the participation of Anthea  Sidiropoulos and Nikos Piperis.


Tuesday Program, 8.00 – 9.00am

The Tuesday Program is presented by George Zangalis and John Poulianakis; A current affair program with views and analysis of significant current affairs, political and social events at local, national and international levels. Often we spotlight local community events. A variety of Greek music performed by local musicians as well as music of musicians based in Greece is also an important part of the program.

Wednesday Program, 8.00 – 9.00am

The Wednesday program is presented by Costas Vasileiou. It is a program of current affairs, sports and music.

Thursday Program 8.00 – 9.00am

Thursday’s program is presented by Panos (Peter) Stamatopoulos since 1998. It is a variety of current affairs and progressive views The program is aiming to present an alternative view from that of the commercial mass media.


Friday Program,  9.00 -10.00 am

Friday’s Program is usually presented by Katerina Tsitas.

Presently Katerina is overseas and the program is presented by Mr. Plutarch Deliyannis.

Deliyannis’ program presents current affairs, comments and views on political, social, educational and community issues.


How can people get involved in 3zzz Greek Program

People interested to be trained and participate in program production and broadcasting should first become 3ZZZ members. If you are a member and wish to be trained or require more information please contact the Committee:

3ZZZ Greek Program Committee

PO BOX 1106

Collingwood, 3066

Weekly Show Schedule

  • 08:00 - 09:00
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  • 09:00 - 10:00
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