All posts tagged Michael Danby

Disqualified!

THE International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.

‘Confine these views to the dustbin of history’

JEWISH leaders have joined a legion of Australians condemning an anti-immigration rally in Melbourne on Saturday attended by Queensland senator Fraser Anning, at which neo-Nazi salutes were made and Nazi paraphernalia was displayed.

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.

Payne’s painful silence on the Iranian threat

MARISE Payne is the new Foreign Minister of Australia; she will be an even blander version of Julie Bishop. Her first speech to the United Nations was an extremely cautious restatement of the Coalition's foreign policy in her first international platform. As The Australian newspaper editorialised, she lost an opportunity to give real meaning "to Australia's stance on global issues". 

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.

‘I feel very much at home in the Jewish community’

FORMER PM Malcolm Turnbull has paid tribute to the Jewish community for its support as he reflected on his 15 years in Parliament in an interview with The AJN.

Recognising the threat of Comrade Corbyn

You would hardly know it in Australia, but for the last month Britain has been transfixed by the renewed row over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's failure to address rampant anti-Jewish bigotry in his party.

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.

Liberal friends rally for Israel

MORE than 300 supporters gathered at Central Shule in Caulfield, as Victorian Liberals, including federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg, relaunched Victorian Liberal Friends of Israel.

Burns to replace Danby

BEING officially endorsed by Labor's national executive on Tuesday as the party's candidate for Macnamara, the new name of Michael Danby's seat of Melbourne Ports, was "an extremely proud moment" for Josh Burns.