All posts tagged Macnamara

Fighting the ‘racist underbelly’

AUSTRALIANS need to take pride in their country to help eradicate antisemitism and other forms of hatred. That was the message from Josh Burns, the 22nd member of the Jewish community elected to Federal Parliament, in his maiden speech on Monday.

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

‘Albo will be a strong friend of our community’

The Jewish community should have confidence that the new Labor leadership team will be strong friends of our Jewish community, writes incoming Macnamara MP Josh Burns.

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.

Macnamara’s first MP

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

Scopus move ‘should be for everyone’

LEADERS of several Jewish schools have called for more scrutiny on the land-swap proposal, spearheaded by a federal Labor government if elected, to move Mount Scopus College to Caulfield.

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.

Plibersek at Burns launch

AN enthusiastic crowd of ALP supporters packed into St Kilda's Hotel Esplanade for the launch of Josh Burns' bid to keep Macnamara in Labor hands.

‘An insult to our national debate’

AS the Australian Labor Party battles against anti-Israel elements within its ranks, leader Bill Shorten has stressed that a "Shorten Labor government will be committed to maintaining close ties with Israel".

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.