All posts tagged Bill Shorten

Leaders’ final pitches to readers

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have made their final pitches to readers of The Australian Jewish News ahead of Saturday’s federal election.

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.

Vote from next Monday

PRE-POLLING for the federal election opens on Monday, April 29, with the Australian Electoral Commission to release a list of voting locations later this week.

‘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".

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.

‘Confine these views to the dustbin of history’

JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.

‘West Jerusalem is the capital of Israel’

AUSTRALIA now recognises West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday. It follows a pledge made by the Prime Minister prior to October’s Wentworth by-election that

Chanukah greetings from the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader

Prime Minister Scott Morrison: Chanukah is a significant and festive time for Jewish families everywhere, a moment to commemorate the miracle of the oil. For 2,000 years the Jewish people […]

Australian leaders respond to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The security level for the Australian Jewish community has remain unchanged after the Pittsburg attack that saw 11 people killed in the Tree of Life Synagogue.