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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.
ONLY days into the federal election campaign, the race for the seat of Wentworth has been sullied by an offensive email targeting Jewish MP Dr Kerryn Phelps.
With both a state (NSW) and a federal election looming, two upcoming communal forums will give members of the community a chance to hear from candidates in two key seats.
DEFEATED Liberal candidate Dave Sharma says "it would be unfortunate" if the idea of moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is discredited because of the timing of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement last week.
A three-year campaign led by former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer to posthumously promote Jewish Australian WWI legend General Sir John Monash to Field Marshal is alive again, with independent MP for Indi Catherine McGowan announcing on Monday that she will introduce a private member's bill to Parliament to achieve that objective on October 22 – just two days after the Wentworth by-election.
WHILE a plethora of issues were discussed, it was arguably the federal government's embassy announcement which generated the most commotion at the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Wentworth candidates' forum on Tuesday night.
IT'S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.
JEWISH candidate Richard Shields has thrown his hat into the ring for Liberal preselection in Wentworth, which is to be decided tonight (Thursday).