First Assyrian Elected to Local Government in Victoria, Australia

Joseph Haweil

AINA - 28/11/16 (AINA) -- Joseph Haweil, a prominent member of the Assyrian-Australian community, has become the first Australian of Assyrian ancestry to be elected to public office in the State of Victoria. Mr Haweil successfully ran for a seat on Hume City Council, one of Australia's fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse communities, which is home to almost ...

Assyrian Delegation Meets With Australian Parliamentarians

(AINA) -- On 11 March 2015, leaders of Victoria's Assyrian community met with Australian state and federal parliamentarians building on ongoing Assyrian advocacy efforts in Australia and around the world. Two separate meetings were held. The first with Mrs Maria Vamvakinou MP, Federal Member for Calwell and the second with Mr Rob Mitchell MP, Federal Member ...