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Draft religious discrimination bill released

ATTORNEY-general Christian Porter chose The Great Synagogue as the venue to release the government’s proposed religious freedom reforms yesterday (Thursday).

‘Australia must cut funding to UNRWA’

AUSTRALIA has been urged to suspend payments to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) amid allegations of corruption at the highest levels of the Palestinian aid organisation. 

Security funding boost for Melbourne shules

Funding for security upgrades at Melbourne shules, Jewish schools and organisations will receive a boost of more than $350,000 from the federal government's Safer Communities Fund.

Reflections on reconciliation

Reconciliation advocate Mark Leibler is “reasonably optimistic” about the prospects of a meaningful place for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia’s Constitution.