Motion on Israel & Palestine submitted by Wendy Turner & John Haberecht which will be considered at the ALP Queensland Branch State Conference on 24 & 25 August 2019

In view of the following: – It is now 102 years since the British Lord Balfour declaration on the partition of Palestine when the British granted a national home for the Jewish people. It was declared on the proviso that…. ‘It being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and…

Policy on the democracy, totalitarianism in the Middle East, terrorism and Israel – Palestinian conflict adopted at the Congress of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), May 2015

Congress recognises and applauds the leadership role played by the ITUC in supporting the struggles of all democratic unions throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and the recent establishment of the ITUC-Arab regional organisation. The impact of Israeli- Palestinian conflict on the rights of all workers in the region and their families – Palestinians,…

Australian Labor Party National Conference, December, 2018

(1) Policy on Israel & Palestine reaffirmed by the Australian Labor Party National Conference, December, 2018: Labor supports an enduring and just two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the right of Israel to live in peace within secure borders internationally recognised and agreed by the parties, and reflecting the legitimate aspirations of the…

Albo will be a strong friend of our community

OUR democracy is a thing of beauty. But also, occasionally, heartbreak, writes Josh Burns. And of the many possible outcomes, few predicted the result that unfolded earlier this month. Firstly, to the people of Macnamara who placed their trust in me – thank you. This has been a long journey and I am extremely grateful…