GACL Literary Competition 2016

The Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne announces its annual Literary Competition for 2016


Antipodean Palette 2016 - A Call for Entries

The Greek-Australian Cultural League is pleased to announce that this year the Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition will be organised during August 2016 and invites artists to submit their works. This event celebrates the diverse works of artists within the Greek Australian community.

The launch of the ANTIPODES culture and arts periodical

The launch of the much anticipated annual, bilingual periodical Antipodes vol 61, took place on Sunday 15 November and the results of the Literary Competition were announced

The launch of Emilios Kyrou’s autobiography «Nα με λέτε Αιμίλιο»

At the Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, under the newly constructed MPavilion, Justice Emilios Kyrou’s translated into Greek autobiography «Nα με λέτε Αιμίλιο» was launched on Monday 12th October, 2015


Greek-Australian Cultural League


The Administrative Committee of the Greek-Australian Cultural League would like to welcome you to our new website, where you will find information about our organisation and our activities.

Aims and Objectives

The Greek-Australian Cultural League’s aims and objectives are the advancement, support and dissemination of the creative endeavours of Greek-Australian writers and artists .


GACL organises various activities including the “Antipodean Palette”, book launches, literary competitions, literary readings, musical events and publish the bi-lingual periodical “Antipodes”.

Awards of Excellence

GACL was awarded the Medal of Multiculturalism in December 2006 at the ceremony of Victoria’s Awards for Excellence in Multicultural Affairs Meritorious Service to the Community.

Antipodean Palette

The 'Antipodean Palette' Art Exhibition

Every year GACL hosts its  annual art exhibition “Antipodean Palette”. The exhibition showcases the works of various Greek Australian artists in a range of media such as painting, sculpture, photography, digital prints, computer art and collage. The exhibition aims to support the visual arts and to foster a spirit of cooperation amongst artists from various disciplines.

When & Where

The exhibition “Antipodean Palette” 2016 will take place:

When: 16-23 August 2016

Opening night: Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 6.30pm

Where: Steps Gallery, 62 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC 3053



How to Enter




Literary Competition

The Annual Literary Competition

The GACL organises every year the Literary Competition whose results are announced during the launch of annual “Antipodes” periodical. The competition includes works written in the Greek or English language in the following categories: Poetry, Short Story and One Act Theatrical Play. All first prize winning works in each category of the competition are published in the periodical  “Antipodes”.

When & Where

All entries must be submitted by 26th June, 2014, at the latest, and sent to the following address: Greek-Australian Cultural League, University οf Melbourne, P.O. Box 4307, Parkville, Vic., 3052, Australia 

Periodical 'Antipodes'

The Literary Periodical 'Antipodes'

The annual literary periodical «Antipodes» is launched in October. Its edition includes works submitted by GACL members, such as poems, short stories, studies, essays, book reviews and οther literary works, in Greek and English. Submitted works, in order to be published in the periodical must be approved by the Editorial Committee. All material submitted must not have been published previously and is the original work of the author.

When & Where
Works Submitted must reach the GACL by the 26th of June 2014 and must be posted to the: Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, P.O. Box 4307, Parkville, Vic., 3052 We encourage submissions to be sent in electronic form to

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