Menu
Business

Stop 'muddling' Gillard tells Europe

EUROPEAN leaders need to stop "muddling" and get on with the job of fixing their economies and alleviating their debt crisis, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says.

European Union leaders made a broad agreement at the weekend to address the euro crisis and will discuss the matter further at the EU summit on Wednesday.

Ms Gillard said in Perth today that it was in the best interests of the European nations and the rest of the world that European leaders work swiftly to solve the financial problem.
Advertisement: Story continues below

"The days of just, you know, hoping and muddling through are gone. Decisive action needs to be taken," she said.

Australia survived the global financial crisis without sliding into recession but Ms Gillard said the situation in Europe could affect the world if it is not addressed.

Read more at brisbanetimes.com.au

Topics:  european debt crisis julia gillard


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Region faces wild wind

DESTROYED: Half of the roof of the Moranbah home was ripped off from the 104km/h wind.

Moranbah residents say weather is worse than the cyclone.

Heroic rescue saves life

CLOSE CALL: Leslie Cruthers and Buddha at the spot the playful pup fell into the Nogoa River.

Kayakers rush to save dog walker clinging to riverbank.

National super star at age 13

Competing in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier this year.

Dingo local takes on international motocross competition.

Local Partners