November 23, 2018, 3:13 pm
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
May 31, 2018, 12:00 am
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.
August 24, 2017, 12:01 am
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.
June 29, 2017, 12:01 am
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”.