70 years of mateship with Israel

Today marks 70 years since Australia formalised diplomatic relations with Israel, a wonderful milestone in the deep and shared history between the two nations according to the Chair of the Australia-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group, Senator Eric Abetz.

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Senator David Bushby

Senator David Bushby has been a phenomenal advocate for Tasmania who can reflect positively on his 11 years in the Senate according to Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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Labor’s hypocrisy on full display over Palestine push

The motion just passed at Labor’s National Conference, moved by Penny Wong no less, that would see a future Labor Government unilaterally recognise a Palestinian State exposes the extreme hypocrisy of Labor on the recognition of West Jerusalem and once again highlights how Mr Shorten lacks authority within the Labor Party.

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Labor’s UNRWA funding pledge ignores concerns

Labor’s announced commitment of $20 million in additional funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) specifically ignores the concerns that have been ventilated over funding to that body.

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Liberal Government recognises Israel’s capital

The announcement today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that the Federal Government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and East Jerusalem as the future capital of a Palestinian State has been welcomed by Chair of the Australia-Israel Parliamentary Group, Senator Eric Abetz.

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About Eric

Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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