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…

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…

Reflections on the passing of Bob Hawke

ACCORDING to his biographer Blanche d’Alpuget, who subsequently became his wife, for Bob Hawke: “Israel – sung about, spoken of, yearned for – glowed as a portentous presence at the heart of spiritual life.” As many have recorded, having visited Israel for the first time in 1971, he then immediately developed an uncanny affinity with…

AILD Innovation Mission 2016

We would like to extend you an invitation to join the AILD Labor Innovation Mission to Israel And Palestine 4-8 December 2016. Israel is second only to Silicon Valley in the number of startups and successful listings of startup companies. Our Mission is designed to find answers to how this is so and bring these…