All posts tagged Dr Kerryn Phelps

Historic conference packs a punch and a party

FROM a “queer tour” of the Sydney Jewish Museum and more than 20 small group seminars by 24 presenters from around the world, the 25th Jewish LGBT+ World Congress proved to be a colourful celebration of inclusivity.

‘No excuse for the harm that I’ve caused’

AFTER touring the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) on Tuesday, human rights advocate and paediatrician Dr Paul Bauert, who compared the suffering of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Holocaust victims at Auschwitz in an interview with Sky News, said he now has a deeper understanding of how his comments upset people.

From a protest to a celebration

I hope this Congress helps LGBTQI Jewish communities around the world to succeed in their struggle for equality and social justice.

Nauru resettlement welcomed

THE Australian government announced on Sunday that the last four asylum-seeker children detained at Nauru will be resettled in the United States, vindicating the tireless efforts of refugee advocates including Jewish human rights lawyer and managing director of the National Justice Project (NJP), George Newhouse. 

Sharma wins Lib preselection, Phelps enters race

IT'S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.