All posts tagged Federal Election

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.

Just Josh

Treasurer, deputy Liberal leader and top Jew in the country Josh Frydenberg shares a more personal side of his life with Rebecca Davis.

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.

Antisemitic email targets Phelps

ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Election forums – ask the candidates

With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.

Embassy’s Sultan-Dadon fondly farewell’s Australia

Australia's close relations with Israel will remain strong should Labor win the next federal election, outgoing deputy chief of mission at the Israeli Embassy Anat Sultan-Dadon believes.

Turnbull welcomed by community

Communal leaders have congratulated Malcolm Turnbull on being returned as Prime Minister of Australia after more than a week of vote-counting by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Julian Leeser, elected as the Member for Berowra

Record number of Jews elected

Australians have voted, and while the final results are still being determined, the country has decided to elect three new Jewish politicians.

Leaders’ final pleas to Jewish voters

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten have made last-minute pitches to the Jewish community just days before the Federal Election.

Messy campaign for Melbourne Ports

The battle for Melbourne Ports is on a knife edge this week after recent polling revealed that the Greens candidate Steph Hodgins-May has closed the gap on Labor’s Michael Danby, and possibly pulled ahead.