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Dr Maximilian Brandle OAM: champion of a multi-cultural Australia

  • March 10th, 2019
  • Posted by EU Australia

A standard bearer for multiculturalism and civilised values Dr Maximilian Brandle died from a heart condition at the end of February in Brisbane, Australia.

A Swiss-born linguist who migrated to Australia to teach languages, he was described this week by the Swiss Consulate General as “respected throughout his life at both ends of the Earth”. He was “forward-looking with a great capacity to reflect on the human condition”. … Read More »

Belgium’s euthanasia law, now for children …

  • February 15th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

Bxl  flag mapThe legal right to have your life ended has been given to terminally ill children in Belgium.

The national parliament voted late on Thursday, 86-44, with 12 abstentions, to extend an existing law for adult sufferers of terminal illness, and it is to come into effect after receiving Royal assent. … Read More »

Ending 2013. World Action on Environment: EU steps up; Australia steps back …

  • December 30th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

Climate globe ANUGatherings in Warsaw and Colombo kept the international community’s focus  on anxiety about climate change and sustainability, at the year’s end, though the Australians started to march out of step.

Actions on the home front in Australia show clear trends in a ‘non-environmentalist’ direction.

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Brussels Airport Hold-up: 30 Arrests

  • May 27th, 2013
  • Posted by EU Australia

Brussels airportPolice in Belgium, France and Switzerland have detained over 30 people (9.5.13) in connection with the theft of diamonds at Brussels airport in February, over two days. … Read More »

Finland Vote Latest In Euro Nationalist Trend …

  • April 22nd, 2011
  • Posted by 7thmin

finland-vote.jpgElections this month (17.4.11) in Finland produced another installment in the rise of support for militant groups against continuing immigration.

Posted by Lee Duffield with research by Haydn Rippon. … Read More »