70th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Israel, Parliament of Australia, Hon. Michael Danby MHR, 20 February 2019

What a momentous 70 years it’s been, particularly with the Australia- Israel relationship. As the Leader of the Opposition noted yesterday, it was the first foreign policy decision of Australia in the post World War II world where Australia struck out independently from Britain in foreign policy. Of course, the British abstained on the partition…

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70th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Israel, Parliament of Australia, Maria Vamvakinou MHR, 20 February 2019

I’m pleased to be making a statement today on the 70th anniversary of Australia’s diplomatic relationship with Israel. I refer to the opposition leader’s speech in the parliament yesterday in which he referred to the personal connections that members of this House and Australians in general share with the people and nation of Israel. READ…

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Address by Paul Howes, National Secretary, The Australian Workers’ Union to the Zionist Federation of Australia, 10 October 2010

Standing up to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement Speech by Paul Howes to Zionist Federation of Australia conference in Melbourne, Sunday October 10 2010 Thanks for inviting me to speak to the Zionist Federation of Australia conference. We are here at both an exciting time:  — the new round of peace talks between the…

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Centenary of the Birth of David Ben Gurion, Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Melbourne, 8 November 1987

PRIME MINISTER EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY BEN-GURION CENTENARY MELBOURNE,-8 NOVEMBER 1987 Tonight brings to a close a year’s celebration in Australia of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of David Ben-Gurion a man through whose vision the state of Israel was born, through whose efforts the Jewish people throughout the world were united…

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Anniversary Of The Central Synagogue, Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Bondi Junction, 22 February 1987

J , AUJ LLLA PRIME MINISTER CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER ANNIVERSARY OF THE CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE BONDI JUNCTION, 22 FEBRUARY 1987 Mr Ron Nowman, President of the Central Synagogue, Rabbie Dr Nisson Schulman, Professor Graham de Vahi Davies, President of the Jewish Board of Deputies, Members of~ the Jewish…

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Address To The Hebrew University by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Jerusalem, 28 January 1987

SPEECH BY THE PRIME MINISTER HEBREW UNIVERSITY, JERUSALEM 28 JANUARY 1987 To BE GRANTED THE DEGREE OF DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY HONORIS CAUSA–BY-T-I-S-GREAT-UN. IVER. SLTY IS__ NE OF THE HIGHEST HONOURS ISRAEL CAN OFFER, AND I FEEL DEEPLY HUMBLED BY YOUR GENEROSITY. I i-S NOW NEAR LY SEVENTY -YEARS-SI NCE-THE-UN IVERSI TY-S-TWEVEFOUNDATION STONES, REPRESENTING THE TWELVE…

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Prime Minister’s Remarks At The Dedication of The Ben Gurion Garden At The National Jewish Memorial Centre, by Hon Bob Hawke MHR, Prime Minister of Australia, Canberra, 5 November 1986

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY PRIME MINISTER’S REMARKS AT THE DEDICATION OF THE BEN GURION GARDEN, NATIONAL JEWISH MEMORIAL CENTRE CANBERRA, 5 NOVEMBER 1986 MR PRESIDENT MRS HERZOG AMBASSADOR BEN-YAACOV ISRAELI GUESTS LEADERS OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FRI ENDS SINCE MY FIRST VISIT TO ISRAEL IN 1971, I HAVE NOT CEASED TO ADMIRE THOSE…

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