Milestone event draws high praise from federal treasurer

March 4, 2019 by  
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Jewish Care Victoria has marked the halfway point in the construction of The Hannah & Daryl Cohen Family Building. Read more

A special man, a special chumash

September 21, 2015 by  
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Wearing a yarmulke and holding a Chumash given to him by the late Sir Zelman Cowen, Josh Frydenberg was sworn in this morning as Australia’s Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia. Read more

Frydenberg accepts Twitter apology

June 30, 2015 by  
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Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has accepted an apology made by Brisbane financial adviser James Howarth following a series of anti-Semitic tweets criticising the politician for  his position in planned changes to upfront commissions paid to financial planners. Read more

Outrage at anti-Semitic attacks on Frydenberg

June 29, 2015 by  
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There has been strong reaction both within the Jewish community and without to a tirade of anti-Semitic tweets against federal Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Read more

Josh Frydenberg at Auschwitz

January 28, 2015 by  
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Among the world dignitaries attending the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was Australian Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Read more

Promotion for Josh

December 22, 2014 by  
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Melbourne Liberal MP Josh Frydenberg has been appointed Assistant Treasurer in the latest Federal cabinet shuffle. Read more

Book launch leads to calls for Monash’s posthumous promotion

November 13, 2014 by  
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The Remembrance Day launch earlier this week of a new book about Sir John Monash has led to calls for the military commander to be posthumously promoted to the rank of field marshal. Read more

Right to be a bigot

March 24, 2014 by  
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The Abbott Government is committed to repealing Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. This sensitive topic was the subject of two important exchanges in parliament today…in the Senate, Attorney-General Senator George Brandis declared that “people have a right to be bigots” and in the House of Representatives Prime Minister Tony Abbott said: “Sometimes free speech will be speech which upsets people”. Read more

Frydenberg and Danby at the despatch boxes

December 10, 2013 by  
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There was a rare moment in the Australian Parliament recently when two of Australia’s leading Jewish Parliamentarians Michael Danby Labor MP for Melbourne Ports and Josh Frydenberg Federal Liberal MP for Kooyong sat opposite each other on duty at the despatch boxes in the House of Representatives. Read more