All posts tagged Australian Government

Call for Australia to follow UK’s Hezbollah ban

Australia’s peak Jewish body has written to the Prime Minister urging the federal government to follow the UK’s example and enact a complete ban on Hezbollah.

Australia’s government should ban Hezbollah

There is strong evidence that Hezbollah is active in Australia – in the local criminal underworld and from the pulpits of some mosques.

Israel, Australia tackle terror funding

Israel has passed a new law to hit the Palestinian Authority in the pocket as long as it insists on paying terrorists.

Jewish groups speak out over Manus Island

Thirteen Jewish communal organisations have backed a statement regarding the humanitarian crisis on Manus Island, condemning the Australian government's lack of compassion and decency as "shameful".

World Vision suspends Gaza operations

World Vision announced last week that it had suspended its operations in Gaza, following allegations that the global charity’s local director had siphoned millions of dollars of aid money to the military wing of Hamas.

Australia’s UN D-day

THE federal government and opposition both agree that Australia can make a positive contribution if elected to the United Nations Security Council.

Rudd ‘disappointed’ at Israel’s decision

AUSTRALIAN Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has joined Israel’s other allies in criticising the decision to build 1100 new homes in the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo and called for an immediate resumption of peace negotiations.

Jerusalem bombing brings Aussie condemnation

AUSTRALIAN Jews have rallied in the wake of Jerusalem’s first major terrorist attack in more than five years.