All posts tagged Christopher Pyne

Finkel named chief scientist

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) and newly appointed chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel at Parliament House on Tuesday. Photo: AAP Image/Lukas Coch
DR Alan Finkel, a strong advocate for an end to coal-fired power, has been appointed as Australia’s next chief ­scientist. The announcement was made in Canberra on Tuesday by Prime Minister
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Pyne: ‘Never forget’

“THE longer history separates us from the Holocaust, we can start to forget how vitally important it is not to forget.” 


Pyne wants answers on Muslim principal

AFTER claiming publicly that Islamic State is an Israeli-American conspiracy, the principal of Melbourne’s largest Muslim college has come under fire from federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne, amid accusations that […]

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Uni probe into Lynch underway

THE University of Sydney is continuing its investigation into an anti-Israel protest on campus last month, during which Associate Professor Jake Lynch was involved in an altercation with a 76-year-old […]

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University probes Lynch

THE University of Sydney is investigating whether Associate Professor Jake Lynch breached its code of conduct during an altercation with a 76-year-old woman when anti-Israel protesters disrupted a talk last […]

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New Brand of excellence

MONASH law student and Bialik College graduate Katie Brand is one of 69 recipients of the New Colombo Plan Scholarship enabling students to live, study and work in Asia next […]

Sydney: Thousands demand end to Israel's bombardment of Gaza

Socialist Alternative row rumbles on

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has hit out at academics who have signed a letter calling for the reinstatement of the Socialist Alternative (SA) Club at Monash University.

Sydney: Thousands demand end to Israel's bombardment of Gaza

Uni deregisters Socialist Alternative

PROMINENT leftist group Socialist Alternative (SA) has been deregistered as a club at Monash University for discriminating against Jews at one of its recent events.

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Hate rears its ugly head on campus

EDUCATION Minister Christopher Pyne has called on Australian universities to take a firm stand against racism on campus following anti-Semitic incidents at three universities in the past week.

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Parliamentary spat over Sharon

A CONDOLENCE motion on the death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon in Parliament last week, became the subject of a heated debate as political point-scoring got the better […]