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The Reverend Father '''Dimitri Tsakas''' is the [[rector]] of the Greek Orthodox Church of St George, Brisbane, as well as being the Archdiocesan Vicar-General of [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]] and New Guinea for the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].
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The Reverend Father '''Dimitri Tsakas''' is the [[rector]] of the Greek Orthodox Church of St George, Brisbane, and the Archdiocesan Vicar-General of [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]] and New Guinea for the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].
  
 
==Timeline==
 
==Timeline==
*1966 - Dimitri was born in Brisbane.  He would receive his school education from Junction Park State School and Brisbane State High School, and then moved to Townsville to complete his undergraduate degree in Social Work, with honours in Social Policy.  After graduation, he worked with disadvantaged groups in Townsville and rural Queensland in the Department of Social Security.
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*1966 - Dimitri was born in Brisbane.  He would receive his school education from Junction Park State School and Brisbane State High School, and then moved to Townsville to complete his undergraduate degree in Social Work, with honours in Social Policy.  After graduation, he worked with disadvantaged groups from Townsville to Hughenden in Northwest Queensland, under the auspices of the Department of Social Security.
 
*1988 - Dimitri married Michelle.  The next year, they moved to Brisbane.
 
*1988 - Dimitri married Michelle.  The next year, they moved to Brisbane.
 
*1989 - Dimitri practised social work in psychiatric disability.
 
*1989 - Dimitri practised social work in psychiatric disability.
 
*1991 - Began practicing as Family Court Counsellor in the Family Court of Australia, Brisbane.
 
*1991 - Began practicing as Family Court Counsellor in the Family Court of Australia, Brisbane.
 
:May - Dimitri is [[ordination|ordained]] by Archbishop [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos of Australia]] to the [[deacon|diaconate]] at the Church of St George, where he is assigned to serve.
 
:May - Dimitri is [[ordination|ordained]] by Archbishop [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos of Australia]] to the [[deacon|diaconate]] at the Church of St George, where he is assigned to serve.
*1994 - At the end of this year, Dcn Dimitri was ordained to the [[priest]]hood.
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*1994 - At the end of this year, Dcn Dimitri was ordained to the [[priest]]hood at the Church of St George.
*1995 - Fr Dimitri began studies at [[St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College (Sydney, Australia)|St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College]], Sydney, serving parishes in Sydney at the same time.
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*1995 - At the beginning of the academic year, Fr Dimitri began studies at [[St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College (Sydney, Australia)|St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College]], Sydney, serving parishes in Sydney at the same time.
*1997 - At the end of this year, having graduated from St. Andrew's with a Bachelor of Theology, Fr Dimitri was again placed at the Church of St George, Brisbane, where he currently serves as rector of the [[parish]] with two assistant priests.
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*1997 - At the end of this year, having graduated from St. Andrew's with a Bachelor of Theology, Fr Dimitri was again placed at the Church of St George, Brisbane, where he currently serves as rector of the [[parish]] with an assistant priest.
*2000 - On the retirement of Fr [[Gregory Sakellariou]] from the position, Fr Dimitri is made Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of Queensland and New Guinea.  Fr Gregory continues to actively serve as assistant priest.
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*2000 - On the retirement of Fr [[Gregory Sakellariou]] from the position, Fr Dimitri is made Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of Queensland and New Guinea.  Fr Gregory continues to actively serve as assistant priest until his 2007 retirement.
 
*2001 - Fr Dimitri was elevated to the rank of [[Economos]].
 
*2001 - Fr Dimitri was elevated to the rank of [[Economos]].
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*2007 - Awarded a Masters of International Relations with Distinction from Macquarie University.
  
 
==List of Articles==
 
==List of Articles==

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The Reverend Father Dimitri Tsakas is the rector of the Greek Orthodox Church of St George, Brisbane, and the Archdiocesan Vicar-General of Queensland and New Guinea for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

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  • 1966 - Dimitri was born in Brisbane. He would receive his school education from Junction Park State School and Brisbane State High School, and then moved to Townsville to complete his undergraduate degree in Social Work, with honours in Social Policy. After graduation, he worked with disadvantaged groups from Townsville to Hughenden in Northwest Queensland, under the auspices of the Department of Social Security.
  • 1988 - Dimitri married Michelle. The next year, they moved to Brisbane.
  • 1989 - Dimitri practised social work in psychiatric disability.
  • 1991 - Began practicing as Family Court Counsellor in the Family Court of Australia, Brisbane.
May - Dimitri is ordained by Archbishop Stylianos of Australia to the diaconate at the Church of St George, where he is assigned to serve.
  • 1994 - At the end of this year, Dcn Dimitri was ordained to the priesthood at the Church of St George.
  • 1995 - At the beginning of the academic year, Fr Dimitri began studies at St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College, Sydney, serving parishes in Sydney at the same time.
  • 1997 - At the end of this year, having graduated from St. Andrew's with a Bachelor of Theology, Fr Dimitri was again placed at the Church of St George, Brisbane, where he currently serves as rector of the parish with an assistant priest.
  • 2000 - On the retirement of Fr Gregory Sakellariou from the position, Fr Dimitri is made Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of Queensland and New Guinea. Fr Gregory continues to actively serve as assistant priest until his 2007 retirement.
  • 2001 - Fr Dimitri was elevated to the rank of Economos.
  • 2007 - Awarded a Masters of International Relations with Distinction from Macquarie University.

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Dimitri Tsakas
Preceded by:
V. Rev. Fr. Gregory Sakellariou
1961-2000
Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
2000-present
Succeeded by:
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