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Greece needs our support

The Presidium meeting of the World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary
Association has completed its meetings in Athens with
a strong call for actions of support by the Greek Diaspor

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Call for FYROM to end negotiations on name

Australian and Canadian groups ask for a ‘no compromise’ policy and an end to FYROM’s negotiations with Greece

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Government backs down to teacher boycott

The Federal government has blinked first in the Mexican standoff with
teachers over their scheduled boycott of NAPLAN tests this week.

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DFAT unmoved by riots

Australia’s travel advisory for Greece has remained unchanged despite recent riots and protests in Athens.

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Haramanis rejects Rudd’s mining tax

Greek Australian former mining magnate Kerry Harmanis has come out
strongly opposing the government’s proposal to tax mining companies a
super tax of 40 percent.

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“I am a child of the Diaspora”

Greek PM George Papandreou took offence to the ‘cheap shots’ taken by New Democracy parliamentarians about his use of the Greek language during a parliamentary debate

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Australia will weather Greek crisis

As the 16 nations of the eurozone hold emergency meetings in response to the Greek financial crisis, Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan says Australia’s economy will weather the storm

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Austerity bill passes

The austerity bill which will trigger the financial rescue package for Greece was passed by the Greek Parliament yesterday.

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Stepping into the void

Mike Sweet captures the feeling on the street in Athens after the three deaths on Wednesday

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Greece a reminder of GFC: Rudd

Rudd warns that the Greek events reveal that the Global Financial Crisis is not over