All posts tagged Federal Election

Burns sworn in on Tanach

WEARING a kippah and holding a Tanach (Jewish Bible), Australia’s newest Jewish federal MP Josh Burns was sworn in to Parliament on Tuesday, after winning the seat of Macnamara in

‘It was always about obligation to community’

It has been a great privilege to represent the people of Wentworth, writes outgoing Wentworth MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.

‘You can always count on my friendship’

I will be a steadfast supporter of the Jewish community and Jewish life in Australia, writes incoming Wentworth MP Dave Sharma.

What now for Scopus relocation?

THE election result has thrown a big question mark over a $5 million feasibility study into a site-sharing arrangement between Mount Scopus College and a redeveloped Caulfield Hospital at the hospital's Kooyong Road premises.

Leeser: ‘Dirtiest, nastiest election I can remember’

RE-ELECTED MP for Berowra Julian Leeser despaired that the recent federal election campaign was "singularly the dirtiest and nastiest election I can remember".

Macnamara’s first MP

Labor's Josh Burns won the Melbourne seat of Macnamara, making him the newest Jewish Member of Parliament.

Sharma: ‘I will always stand up for Israel’

NEW Wentworth Liberal MP Dave Sharma has pledged to "always stand up for Israel" and to be a "fervent combatant" of antisemitism and the anti-Israel boycott movement.

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.