All posts tagged Melbourne Ports

The Greens vote against our national security

It is The Greens’ parliamentary habit of voting against all measures to enhance our counter-terror response that must be exposed to Australians.

Farewell Michael Danby

For all the mud that has been thrown at him – and there has been a fair bit – Michael Danby has put in the hours, not just for Australian Jewry but for the public as a whole as a hard grafting politician, who has remained true to his conscience whatever the fallout.

Burns puts his hand up

THE AJN can confirm that former Michael Danby staffer Josh Burns is seeking preselection to succeed him as the Labor candidate at the next federal election.

End of an era

AFTER 20 years in federal politics, Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby today officially announced that he will step down at the end of the current parliamentary term.

Iemma defends Danby over McNeill ad controversy

Former NSW premier Morris Iemma has defended Michael Danby after the media spotlight returned to the Melbourne Ports MP's advertisements about ABC journalist Sophie McNeill.

Turnbull welcomed by community

Communal leaders have congratulated Malcolm Turnbull on being returned as Prime Minister of Australia after more than a week of vote-counting by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Election debate 2016

The AJN and Zionism Victoria co-hosted a pre-election debate with the Liberal and Labor candidates for Melbourne Ports, Owen Guest and Michael Danby.

Messy campaign for Melbourne Ports

The battle for Melbourne Ports is on a knife edge this week after recent polling revealed that the Greens candidate Steph Hodgins-May has closed the gap on Labor’s Michael Danby, and possibly pulled ahead.

Greens candidate ‘hurts, insults’ community

Jewish Greens supporters told The AJN this week they were disgusted, dismayed, disappointed and “so upset that talking about it isn’t an option” after Melbourne Ports candidate Stephanie Hodgins-May withdrew from a debate with her Labor and Liberal counterparts, Michael Danby and Owen Guest, to be co-hosted by The AJN and Zionism Victoria.

Debate for Melbourne Ports candidates

On June 22, 10 days before Australia goes to the polls, The AJN is co-hosting an election debate with Zionism Victoria featuring the three key candidates for the marginal seat of Melbourne Ports.