Australian FM Senator Penny Wong announced new sanctions against individuals associated with Hamas on Nov. 18 (Image: Facebook)

AIJAC welcomes sanctions move on Hamas supporters – described as a “step in the right direction”

November 18, 2023 | AIJAC

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has welcomed the announcement that the Australian Government was imposing counter-terrorism financing sanctions on…

Palestinian Islamic Jihad fighters on parade in Gaza (Image: Shutterstock)

AIJAC calls on Australia to join its allies – the US and UK – in imposing sanctions on Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad

November 15, 2023 | AIJAC staff

Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad are both listed as terrorist organisations under Australia’s Criminal Code and are the cause of all the heartbreaking devastation and loss of life seen in Gaza today

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AIJAC’s response to PM Albanese’s comments regarding the Gaza situation in Question Time  

November 14, 2023 | Colin Rubenstein

We are reassured by Prime Minister Albanese’s answer clarifying the Foreign Minister’s comments regarding taking “steps” to a ceasefire are consistent with the resolution passed in the House on the current Israel-Hamas conflict

A Screenshot from Senator Wong's controversial Statement on ABC-TV's "The Insiders" on Nonv. 12, 2023, as republished on her feed on X (formerly Twitter)

AIJAC disappointed by FM Penny Wong’s comments regarding a Gaza ceasefire

November 12, 2023 | AIJAC

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today expressed disappointment over Foreign Minister Senator Penny Wong’s comments on ABC-TV’s “The…

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AIJAC statement on the events in Caulfield South on the evening of November 10

November 11, 2023

Regarding the events that took place around Prince Park in Caulfield South, opposite the Central Shule Chabad Synagogue on Maple St, …

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AIJAC applauds former Prime Minister Scott Morrison solidarity visit to Israel

November 6, 2023 | Colin Rubenstein

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) has applauded the solidarity visit to Israel by former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Statement on six former Australian Prime Ministers’ open letter on Israel and Hamas

October 30, 2023 | AIJAC staff

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein today welcomed the open letter by six former Australian Prime Ministers on Israel and Hamas – saying “Australia should be grateful for the leadership they have shown”.

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Statement on Australia’s abstention in UN vote on Israel-Gaza resolution

October 28, 2023 | AIJAC staff

Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein today said he was pleased that Australia did not support an unsatisfactory UN General Assembly resolution on Gaza.

Cabinet Minister Tony Burke (source: Alex Guibord/Flickr)

AIJAC statement on Federal Minister Tony Burke’s comments

October 27, 2023 | Colin Rubenstein

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) Executive Director Dr Colin Rubenstein today condemned comments by senior Federal Minister Tony Burke and said he had “crossed a line” – putting himself outside official Australian government policy.

IRGC operatives in Teheran (Photo: Shutterstock, Mohasseyn)

AIJAC supports listing of Iran’s IRGC as terrorist organisation, following Shadow Foreign Minister’s call

October 22, 2023 | AIJAC staff

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today reiterated its call for the listing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps…

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