All posts tagged Mark Dreyfus

Poulton quits ALP

TREVOR Poulton, the figure at the centre of a renewed storm over Josh Frydenberg’s eligibility to sit in Parliament, has quit the ALP, amid claims antisemitism played a role in the attacks on the Treasurer.

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.

On his Mark

Speaking with Peter Kohn, Jewish ALP frontbencher Mark Dreyfus shares his visions for Australia and his hope of becoming a senior minister in a Shorten government.

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.

Mount Scopus heading to Caulfield?

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

Lines drawn in the sand

SEVENTY years of Australian bipartisan agreement on Israel are over. On Tuesday, four days after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia now recognises West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Australian Labor Party – which says it will reverse that recognition in government – passed a resolution to recognise Palestine as a state.

Honouring our fallen Diggers

JEWISH history was made in our nation's capital last Sunday when Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove officially unveiled the first ever Australian Jewish War Memorial (AJWM), which commemorates all 341 Jewish Diggers who are known to have died on active service for their country from 1900 to today.

MPs apologise for Evian

THE world "turned its back on God's chosen people", federal MP Stuart Robert said last week while moving a parliamentary motion apologising for Australia's "indifference" to the plight of European Jewry on the eve of the Holocaust.

Leifer ‘fit for trial’ but delays loom

For the first time since Malka Leifer allegedly sexually abused children in Melbourne, a court-appointed psychiatrist has determined she is fit to stand trial.

Remembering Labor’s Barry Cohen

Tributes have flowed for former federal Labor minister, NSW MP and "justice warrior" Barry Cohen, who has died aged 82.