All posts tagged Christopher Pyne

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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 year.
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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 of politicians setting out to pay their respects to the […]

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Coalition changes anti-Israel votes at UN

AUSTRALIA’S new government has changed the country’s vote on two annual United Nations motions condemning Israeli settlements.


Israeli allies caucus to be founded in Israel

A BIPARTISAN group in Federal Parliament will form an Australian Israel Allies Caucus (AIAC) after a Knesset Christian Allies Caucus (KCAC) delegation met with politicians, including Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott last Friday.

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Pledge to fight anti-Semitism sweeps federal Parliament

AN attack on a landmark declaration against anti-Semitism appears to have backfired, with more than 50 Coalition MPs signing the historic document this week.

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Dreyfus becomes second Jewish AG

MARK Dreyfus this week became just the second Jewish federal attorney-general, a position first held by Sir Isaac Isaacs nearly a century ago.

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Carr, Hague: ‘All settlements are illegal’

JEWISH leaders have criticised a joint statement by Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and his British counterpart William Hague that labels all Israeli settlements illegal.