EU Australia Online - News & information from the capital of Europe direct to Australian businesses

Archive for September, 2012

Wild Demonstrations Over Anti-Moslem Film …

  • September 17th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

islam-demos-9-12-3.jpgCOMMENTARY: The wild street demonstrations across the Moslem world, focused on an anti-islamic propaganda film on the Internet, have spread to other places including Australia.

It began with the murder of the United States Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans, during rioting in Benghazi, on Tuesday night, 11.9.12 – the anniversary date of the “nine-eleven” terrorist attack on New York and Washington. … Read More »

Decisions in Germany And Netherlands Shore-up EU’s Crisis Strategy …

  • September 14th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

eu-symbol-coins.jpgSquabbling over the back-up plans for the Euro, eased off this week; with decisions in Germany, by the Constitutional Court, and in the Netherlands, by the voting public. … Read More »

Super Trawler Getting The Sack

  • September 11th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

margiris-2.jpgThe Australian government this week announced plans to give itself legal power to prevent the big fishing trawler, until now called Margiris, from operating around Australia for at least two years.

A bill giving effect to the decision was passed in the House of Representatives, 13.9.12, with Greens party support giving it assured passage in the Senate.
See EUAustralia Online, “Super trawler for Australia: An EU-African problem moves south”, 24.8.12. … Read More »

Mighty Paralympics, Paralympians …

  • September 9th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

freeney-jacqueline.jpg cowdrey-matthew.jpgLondon’s Paralympic Games ended on Sunday with a full board of new records attesting to the intensifying competition in this branch of global elite sport. … Read More »

EU – Australia Hook-up On Climate Change Trade …

  • September 8th, 2012
  • Posted by 7thmin

eu-industry-scape.jpgThe European Commission and Australian government will “facilitate the full linking of their respective carbon markets”, under the terms of their agreement announced on 28.8.12. (See text of agreement below). … Read More »