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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 »

Sports: Two Victories

  • August 16th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

england-cricket-team-2011.jpegTwo victories of note from the weekend’s sports: England takes the Number One spot in Cricket, after a long absence from the very top; and Australia’s Casey Stoner looks very secure in his lead, in the MotoGP. … Read More »

Financial Crisis: EU Leaders In Berlin

  • February 24th, 2009
  • Posted by Daniel Challis

European leaders on Sunday (22.2.09) called for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to double their resources to $500 billion to help deal with new problems in countries already affected by the global financial crisis.

Officials highlighted the crisis-prevention role of the IMF in dealing with a rapidly spreading downturn in Eastern Europe…

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Tennis Update: “Fed Express” Back On Track

  • January 19th, 2009
  • Posted by Daniel Challis

Another scintillating weekend of tennis has seen the likes of Swiss gun Roger Federer fire up and dispose of Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 6-3 6-1 at the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne.

Other good news for the Europeans include rising Czech star Petra Kvivota who beat fellow countrywoman Iveta Benesova in straight sets at the Hobart International…

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