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Macnamara’s first MP

Labor’s Josh Burns won the Melbourne seat of Macnamara, making him the newest Jewish Member of Parliament.

On his Mark

Speaking with Peter Kohn, Jewish ALP frontbencher Mark Dreyfus shares his visions for Australia and his hope of becoming a senior minister in a Shorten government.

Labor’s latest pains

LABOR has dumped a Northern Territory Senate hopeful who had shared antisemitic conspiracy theories on Facebook.

Plibersek at Burns launch

AN enthusiastic crowd of ALP supporters packed into St Kilda's Hotel Esplanade for the launch of Josh Burns' bid to keep Macnamara in Labor hands.

‘An insult to our national debate’

AS the Australian Labor Party battles against anti-Israel elements within its ranks, leader Bill Shorten has stressed that a "Shorten Labor government will be committed to maintaining close ties with Israel".

WA Labor candidate quits over Israel comments

OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten says Labor’s candidate for the WA seat of Curtin Melissa Parke did the “right thing” after withdrawing from the election contest over controversial comments she made about Israel.

‘The last MP for Melbourne Ports’

Michael Danby has reflected on his 20 years in politics as he delivered his valedictory speech to Federal Parliament.

Sparks fly at Macnamara candidates’ debate

Labor's Josh Burns, Liberal Kate Ashmor and the Greens' Steph Hodgins-May addressed a raft of issues at the Great Debate for Macnamara last Sunday.

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.

Morrison stands by Jerusalem plans

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has issued an emphatic warning about the gulf between the Coalition government's policies on Israel and those of the ALP.