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June 10, 2021, 1:45 pm
Federal ALP slams Qld motion
Macnamara MP Josh Burns said the motion was "disappointing and blatantly one-sided", but insisted, "it in no way represents federal Labor's balanced policy in support of Israel".
May 6, 2021, 12:00 am
Bob Carr out of control
Former federal Labor leader Bill Shorten told The AJN he had made it a practice not to comment about Carr’s comments, “Because you can be here all day.”
November 23, 2018, 3:13 pm
Australia’s Israel embassy dilemma
MPs and government agencies have received a letter and fact sheet from the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) about moving Australia's Israel embassy to undisputed West Jerusalem, as debate about Canberra's position swirls around the government, opposition and regional neighbours.
September 20, 2018, 12:01 am
Sharma wins Lib preselection, Phelps enters race
IT'S game on in the Wentworth by-election, set for October 20.
July 29, 2018, 12:01 am
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.
June 29, 2018, 12:01 am
THE appearance of a prominent Israel boycott activist at the NSW Labor conference this weekend has been labelled "appalling".
May 31, 2018, 12:00 am
Carr’s latest rant leaves ALP leaders’ patience ‘stretched’
A senior NSW Labor figure has slammed former foreign minister Bob Carr after he accused Israel of "war crimes" and said the recent Gaza violence "makes it inevitable" that federal Labor will recognise Palestine.
April 20, 2018, 12:01 am
Carr does a u-turn
FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr has withdrawn from an event billed as "The right of return … commemoration of 70th anniversary of Al Nakbah".
August 24, 2017, 12:01 am
The real threat facing us
OUR community is justifiably concerned about recent developments within the ALP. The misguided push by some elements, led by Bob Carr, to unilaterally recognise the "State of Palestine" has gained some traction at recent state Labor conferences. Much of the rhetoric emanating from supporters of the Palestinian cause has been inflammatory, including morally offensive comparisons with apartheid South Africa. These decisions will have no bearing on Labor's foreign policy determined at its 2018 national conference.
August 11, 2017, 12:01 am
Guy: We can learn from Israel
VICTORIAN Opposition Leader Matthew Guy says that Australians can learn a lot from the Israeli psyche of always facing challenges.
July 28, 2017, 12:01 am
WA ALP now voting on Palestine recognition
JEWISH leaders have voiced concern over reports that a vote in Western Australia could become the next stage in a creeping move within the ALP to grant unconditional recognition to a Palestinian state.
July 27, 2017, 9:20 am
Foley spruiks Carr’s Palestine stance
AHEAD of the NSW Labor Conference this weekend The AJN can reveal that NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley personally introduced Bob Carr at his local Auburn Lidcombe Branch meeting earlier this year.
July 24, 2017, 12:01 am
ALP on a ‘dangerous path’
IT’S a long way from Cairns to Jerusalem, but the distance is shrinking, at least metaphorically, thanks to a group of Indigenous Australians who are committed to seeking justice for Israel in the harsh courts of international public opinion.
July 13, 2017, 10:33 am
Bob-sessive compulsive distorter
Bob Carr’s attacks on Israel and silence on China highlight his hypocrisy, writes Labor MP Michael Danby.
June 29, 2017, 12:01 am
Carr’s conference call
LABOR frontbencher Anthony Albanese has refused to distance himself from comments by his former colleague Bob Carr who said this week that the ALP should “light up the sky with a resolution that says the next Labor federal government will recognise Palestine”.