Australian Jewish News Tag

02 Jul $5.2m to upgrade security

Peter Kohn - The Australian Jewish News - Thursday 02 July 2020 THE federal government has rolled out more than $5.2 million in funding for security at 12 Melbourne Jewish organisations under the latest round of its Community Safety Grants initiative. The grants, which are awarded under...

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30 Jun MEDIA RELEASE: Morrison government delivers over $5.2 million to the Jewish community for Safety Grants

MEDIA RELEASE Senator James Paterson Liberal Senator for Victoria Tim Wilson MP Federal Liberal Member for Goldstein David Southwick MP State Liberal Member for Caulfield Monday 29 June 2020 Morrison government delivers over $5.2 million  to the Jewish community for Safety Grants The Morrison government’s Community Safety Grants program is delivering $5,226,308.55 for community...

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30 Jun MEDIA RELEASE: Morrison government delivers over $411k to Beth Weizmann Community Centre for safety solutions

MEDIA RELEASE Senator James Paterson Liberal Senator for Victoria Tim Wilson MP Federal Liberal Member for Goldstein David Southwick MP State Liberal Member for Caulfield Monday 29 June 2020 Morrison government delivers over $411k to Beth Weizmann Community Centre for safety solutions The Beth Weizmann Community Centre has been a successful applicant of...

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19 Oct PM considering embassy move

Gareth Narunski -- Australian Jewish News -- 19 October 2018   Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied that an announcement to look at moving Australia’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is motivated by Jewish votes in this weekend’s Wentworth by-election. Morrison announced on Tuesday that the government would...

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26 Jul Liberal friends rally for Israel

Peter Kohn -- Australian Jewish News -- 26 July 2018 MORE than 300 supporters gathered at Central Shule in Caulfield, as Victorian Liberals, including federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg, relaunched Victorian Liberal Friends of Israel. In a muscular show of support, 16 state Liberal MPs...

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20 Jul liberal Friends launch

Australian Jewish News -- 20 July 2018   Federal Senator for Victoria James Paterson and Federal Member for Goldstein Tim Wilson have joined forces with State MP for Caulfield David Southwick to form the Liberal Friends of Israel (LFI). The Three politicians will officially launch the group this...

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31 May Security funding boost for Melbourne Shules

Peter Kohn -- Australian Jewish News -- 1 June 2018   Funding for security upgrades at Melbourne shules, Jewish schools and organisations will receive a boost of more than $350,000 from the federal government’s Safer Communities Fund (SCF) while an announcement on the Turnbull government’s long-awaited security...

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14 Dec Australia won’t move embassy to Jerusalem

Joshua Levi -- Australian Jewish News -- 14 December 2015   Australia will not follow the lead of the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem. Following President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that the US recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will relocate its embassy from...

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25 Aug ‘A significant step’

Josh Levi -- The Australian Jewish News -- 25 August 2017   Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement that she will look into the prospects of having an Australian diplomatic presence in Jerusalem has been hailed as significant. Bishop, who is responsible for Australia’s embassies and missions around the world,...

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