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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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Defence needs to stop the PC nonsense

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has hit out at a plan by the Department of Defence to prioritise spending on changing bathrooms rather than keeping our troops safe or supporting our veterans.

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Asia Bibi Decision

The decision by the Pakistani Supreme Court to acquit Asia Bibi in her final death-row appeal of blasphemy charges is welcome.

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Will Tasmanian Labor follow Shorten on gender?

Bill Shorten’s statement today that he is opposed to removing gender from birth certificates and other government documents is interesting, but will his Tasmanian Labor colleagues who are driving this change back him in?

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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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