All posts tagged campaign

Why I campaigned to ban David Icke

This righteous decision communicates the message that Australia stands for better, that it will continue to be a safe haven for us all, and that the likes of David Icke are not welcome here.

By-election candidates back new Monash bill

A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member's bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth ­by-election.

It’s never too late to right a wrong

John Monash of Jerilderie and Melbourne did not receive one Australian Government award after his brilliant contribution as our best citizen general in helping to win World War One, not one!

NSW government snub over 20D

Jewish communal leaders are furious that after a lengthy campaign supported by a coalition of faith and ethnic groups, the NSW government is not making expected changes to Section 20D of the Anti-Discrimination Act, despite an admission from former attorney-general Gabrielle Upton that the legislation as it currently stands is not working as intended.

Fischer ramps up Monash campaign

The push for the posthumous promotion of General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal gained further momentum on November 26 when former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer officially launched Professor Roland Perry's latest book, Monash and Chauvel.

‘Never fear supporting Israel’: Harper

One of the Jewish State’s most loyal friends abroad, former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper, received a standing ovation at the United Israel Appeal’s (UIA) 2017 campaign gala event at Sydney’s Darling Harbour Theatre on Monday – before he even spoke.

Appeal for return of twin’s body

UIA NSW guest speaker Tzur Goldin vividly remembers August 1, 2014, the day his world was turned upside down in southern Gaza.

Fee fight taken to the top

It was one small meeting, but one giant step in 13-year-old Gidon Goodman’s campaign to reduce exorbitant hospital parking fees affecting thousands of Australians who, like him, require regular and ongoing hospital visits.

Anti-eruv campaign is ‘anti-Semitic’

Flyers claiming the motives behind the St Ives eruv are the establishment of a “modern version of the ghetto under rabbinical control” and the “eventual expulsion of secular people” have been condemned as “one of the worst examples of anti-Semitic literature we’ve seen in Sydney in a very long time”.

Moriah student tackles hospital parking fees

A year 8 Moriah College student who suffers from a rare genetic disorder is taking his campaign for reduced hospital parking fees to the top echelons of government.