All posts tagged Julie Bishop

Justice for Malki: Put killer in jail

PRESSURE is mounting on Jordan to extradite convicted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, who killed 15-year-old Australian Malki Roth and 14 others.

Australia appoints new ambassador to Israel

Chris Cannan, a senior officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), will become Australia’s ambassador to Israel when Dave Sharma’s tenure comes to an end in June.

Vic Libs call for embassy move

The stage could be set for Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop to greenlight a move of Australia’s Israel embassy to Jerusalem after the influential Victorian branch of the Liberal Party voted resoundingly for a switch from Tel Aviv.

Paris conference an ‘empty exercise’

An overhyped talkfest – that is the consensus among Jewish leaders in Australia about the January 15 peace conference in Paris.

Bishop, Abbott duel over aid and embassy

AUSTRALIA’S Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was quick to distance herself on Monday from views expressed by her Liberal Party colleague and former prime minister Tony Abbott.

Australian friendship valued

High-ranking MK Tzachi Hanegbi said his current tour of Australia – and Benjamin Netanyahu’s in February – will further strengthen Australia-Israel ties.

Netanyahu confirms Australian visit

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said she is “very pleased” that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted her invitation to visit Australia in the next three months.

Bishop ‘dismayed’ at UNESCO resolution

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has told the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) she is “dismayed and disappointed” at UNESCO’s draft decision.


Peace, Putin and protecting the environment

ISRAEL'S Minister of Environmental Protection Ze’ev Elkin visited Australia this week, meeting with state and federal MPs to try and establish deep cooperation between Israel and Australia in the field of environmental protection.

Bishop meets with Netanyahu

AUSTRALIA looks set to welcome both of Israel’s top leaders, after the Prime Minister and President both told Julie Bishop that they want to make the trip.