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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.
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.
Labor's Josh Burns won the Melbourne seat of Macnamara, making him the newest Jewish Member of Parliament.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
JEWISH leaders have expressed their disgust at a gibe by a Greens staffer working for Macnamara candidate Steph Hodgins-May that deaths in Gaza were Israeli "genocide".
MOUNT Scopus College's dream of moving the entire school to Caulfield could be confirmed within 18 months.