All posts tagged Kate Ashmor

Macnamara’s first MP

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

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.

Sparks fly at Macnamara candidates’ debate

Labor's Josh Burns, Liberal Kate Ashmor and the Greens' Steph Hodgins-May addressed a raft of issues at the Great Debate for Macnamara last Sunday.

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.

Mixed reaction to Prime Minister’s announcement

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has called Labor's pledge to reverse the Morrison government's recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital "hasty and ill-advised".

Ashmor to take on Burns

THE battle for the Melbourne bayside seat of Macnamara (Melbourne Ports) at the next federal election will be fought out between two well-known members of the Jewish community after community figure Kate Ashmor won what she called "a tough and democratic preselection" for the Liberals.

Libs vie for Macnamara

LAWYER Kate Ashmor is the only Jewish nominee and female among several Liberals contesting for preselection as the party's candidate for Macnamara (formerly Melbourne Ports), to be decided by the Liberals on September 2.

Federal seat for Monash, upset for Danby

A DECISION to name a federal electorate after Sir John Monash has been hailed by the Jewish community and supporters of a campaign to raise the profile of the Jewish hero, World War I general and acclaimed civil engineer.

Fischer ramps up Monash campaign

The push for the posthumous promotion of General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal gained further momentum on November 26 when former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer officially launched Professor Roland Perry's latest book, Monash and Chauvel.

A place in Jerusalem to call home

HE arrived in Jerusalem minutes before, on his first visit to the Holy Land. Before him lay the majestic beauty of the Old City, on a bright summer morning, and the promise of an exciting day ahead.