All posts tagged Quentin Bryce

Stamp of approval for Wallenberg

A MASS-circulation Australian postage stamp honouring Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews in the final months of World War II, is set to be issued next month, after a long personal campaign by Judi Schiff of Melbourne.

A righteous Australian

RAOUL Wallenberg never set foot on our shores, but among the tens of thousands of Jews he saved during the Holocaust were survivors who helped transform Australia.

Wallenberg conferred with Aussie citizenship

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard this week announced that the government would extol Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg by giving him honorary citizenship.

PM praises heroic Wallenberg

AUSTRALIA’S top politicians have feted Righteous Among the Nations Raoul Wallenberg on the centenary of his birth.

Sir Zelman laid to rest

A GALAXY of Australians from all walks of life gathered at Temple Beth Israel (TBI) on Tuesday at a state funeral to farewell their friend and mentor Sir Zelman Cowen.