Skip to content
International News, Political

Australia UN abstention vote on Israel-Gaza resolution

Zionist Federation of Australia President < 1 mins read

Zionist Federation of Australia President, Jeremy Leibler, said “Australia made the right decision not to support a UN General Assembly resolution on Gaza that failed to condemn the barbaric terrorist attack perpetrated by Hamas on 7 October or call for the release of the 229 hostages held by Hamas.”

“We share the world’s empathy for innocent Palestinian civilians in Gaza. Their suffering is a direct result of Hamas’s actions and is exacerbated by Hamas’s continued use of Palestinians as human shields and their refusal to share fuel, food and water with their own people.”

“The plight of innocent Palestinians will not improve if the world refuses to call out the source of their suffering. Hamas must not be allowed to continue to attack Israel and oppress its own people. Accordingly, we would have preferred if Australia followed the lead of the United States and voted No rather than abstain on the final resolution.”

Contact details:

Dr Bren Carlill

Director of Public Affairs

0432 063 486


More from this category

  • Political
  • 23/05/2024
  • 14:56
Rewiring Australia

Eraring must sell electricity at fair prices

Now that Origin Energy is being paid by taxpayers to keep Eraring coal fired power station open it should be forced to sell electricity at fair prices, to serve the interests of its taxpayers not just shareholders, Rewiring Australia said today. . “The NSW government should now send a clear signal to the market and the community that this will not be repeated with other coal-fired power stations. Given that Eraring is now a public-private partnership the NSW government must ensure that the price it sells electricity for reflects the public interest” said Dan Cass, executive director of Rewiring Australia.…

  • International News, Political
  • 23/05/2024
  • 10:51
Monash University

Monash Expert: UK election announced

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced 4 July as the date for the UK general election, despite commentators predicting an election later in the year. A Monash University expert is available to talk about why the Prime Minister may have brought the election date forward and the outlook for both major parties. Associate Professor Ben Wellings, Politics and International Relations Contact details: +61 421 470 181 or Read more of Associate Professor Wellings’ commentary at Monash Lens The following can be attributed to Associate Professor Wellings: “Despite the Conservatives trailing by 20 points in the polls no-one should…

  • Political
  • 23/05/2024
  • 10:30
Community Housing Industry Association

CHIA launches national domestic and family violence standards

The Community Housing Industry Association has today launched a new set of national standards to help housing providers respond effectively to domestic and family violence. The standards include offering victim-survivors the chance to move house where required, ensuring homes are promptly maintained, and making sure staff are trained in how to work with victim-survivors and help them access support services. The standards cover seven areas including: • Building a skilled workforce • Facilitating access to support for victim-survivors who are tenants • Strong access, tenancy management and maintenance practice • Monitoring of operational performance • Advocacy and community engagement •…

Media Outreach made fast, easy, simple.

Feature your press release on Medianet's News Hub every time you distribute with Medianet. Pay per release or save with a subscription.