The Archdiocesan District of Northcote was established by His Eminence, Archbishop Makarios of Australia on the 1st of November 2019.

It encompasses the geographic region north of the Yarra River, which runs through Melbourne and forms a natural border between the North and South of Melbourne.

The District’s offices are housed at the Holy Monastery of Axion Estin, 7 Hartington Street Northcote, VIC. 3070.

Secretary: Mr. Dimitrios Marcou. Ph: 03 9998 1813  Fax: 03 9998 1899  Email: [email protected]  Mailing Address: PO BOX 169, Northcote, VIC. 3070


The following institutions are part of the auspices of the Archdiocesan District of Northcote and their offices are housed within the Monastery complex.

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Bookshop.

Ph. 03 9998 1813  Email: [email protected]

Greek Welfare Centre Victoria – Community Relief Inititaive

Ph. O3 9486 6588  Managers: Yiannis Pilalidis, Edmond Kaderoglou. Email: [email protected] , [email protected]

Central Youth Centre for the District. (For details please contact central office).

District of Northcote Greek Dancing Academy. (For details please contact central office).

Other Institutions of the District:

St. Basils Homes for the Aged Victoria.

24-36 Lorne Street, Fawkner, VIC 3060.  Ph. 03 9358 4444  Fax. 03 9357 1677  Email: [email protected]

Facility Manager: Mrs Annie Filmer.

St. Basils Homes for The Aged Victoria was established in 1991. It has gradually grown into a facility which has the ability to house up to 150 residents, in high care and independent living.

St. Johns Greek Orthodox College.

21-27 Railway Place, West Preston, VIC. 3072  Ph. 03 9480 5300  Fax. 03 9480 4314  Website:

St. Johns College is the longest running Greek Orthodox College in Australia, and the only Greek Orthodox College that is under the direct jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

The Archdiocesan District of Northcote has 1 Monastery under its auspices as well as 17 Parish/Communities in the Metropolitan area of Melbourne and 7 Parish/Communities in regional Victoria.

The Vicar of the District is the Very Rev. Archimandrite Evmenios Vasilopoulos.

Ph: 03 9998 1898  Email: [email protected]