News – 10 May, 2010
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
Australian and Canadian groups ask for a ‘no compromise’ policy and an end to FYROM’s negotiations with Greece
The Federal government has blinked first in the Mexican standoff with
teachers over their scheduled boycott of NAPLAN tests this week.
Australia’s travel advisory for Greece has remained unchanged despite recent riots and protests in Athens.
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.
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
News – 8 May, 2010
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
News – 7 May, 2010
The austerity bill which will trigger the financial rescue package for Greece was passed by the Greek Parliament yesterday.
Mike Sweet captures the feeling on the street in Athens after the three deaths on Wednesday
News – 6 May, 2010
Rudd warns that the Greek events reveal that the Global Financial Crisis is not over