Walt joins Emanuel

June 19, 2019 by  
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Well-known supporter of Israel and Jewish causes NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has revealed to parliament that he and his wife have joined Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue. Read more

Across the political divide

August 28, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher and NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair, Walt Secord has paid tribute to Malcolm Turnbull, saying his successor in Wentworth will have “impossibly large shoes to fill when it comes to supporting the Jewish community and Israel”. Read more

A shabbat meal to support a Labor candidate

August 26, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor held a special Shabbat meal on the State’s South Coast to support its candidate and local nurse Annette Alldrick. Read more

Walt Secord meets Darwin Jewry

July 16, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher and deputy chair of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel, Walt Secord recently met with members of Darwin’s tiny informal Jewish community.
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Give peace a chance

July 4, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Opposition leader Isaac Herzog is visiting Australia immediately following his appointment as the chairman of The Jewish Agency. Read more

Greens MP told to go back to history books and apologises for Holocaust photo posted on Facebook

June 29, 2018 by  
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A post depicting images of children Holocaust prisoners next to an image purported to be of incarcerated refugee children being detained in the USA has been removed from the Facebook belonging to Ballina NSW Greens MP Tamara Smith. Read more

Secord’s bipartisan support for Sydney Jewish Museum’s Shoah education programs

January 28, 2018 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has thrown his bi-partisan support behind a State Government pledge to work with the Sydney Jewish Museum on its Holocaust awareness and education programs. Read more

NSW MP visits Israeli wave technology to generate electricity

January 16, 2018 by  
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With NSW and Australian families facing record electricity bills, NSW State Labor MP Walt Secord visited the pilot site for an Israeli power company using ocean wave technology to create electricity in southern Europe. Read more

Walt Secord sends Chanukah greetings

November 27, 2017 by  
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A Chanukah message from the Deputy Leader of Opposition in NSW Walt Secord… Read more

Birthday greetings in parliament to the Sydney Jewish Museum

November 22, 2017 by  
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The Leader of the NSW Opposition has  told the parliament of his participation at the Sydney Jewish Museum’s recent 25th anniversary. Read more

A visit to Jewish Goulburn

October 14, 2017 by  
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NSW Shadow Arts Minister Walt Secord recently visited Goulburn – as part of his ongoing exploration of historic Jewish sites in rural and regional NSW. Read more

NSW State Parliament debates condolence motion for Shimon Peres

October 14, 2016 by  
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The NSW Parliament’s Legislative Council has debated a condolence motion in honour of the late-Israeli president and prime minister Shimon Peres.  Read more

NSW Greens want funding stripped from Jewish schools

November 15, 2013 by  
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NSW Labor frontbencher Walt Secord has clashed with the NSW Greens over their education policy targeting non-government schools – after they moved amendments in State Parliament to strip funding from private schools including all NSW Jewish high schools. Read more

Friends of Israel v Friends of Palestine

May 8, 2013 by  
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A second member of the NSW Parliament has joined Labor MP Shaoquet Moselmane in supporting a student move to disassociate the University of Sydney from the Technion in Haifa…and Sydney University itself has expressed its thoughts on the affair. Read more

Canadian-born NSW MP meets Canadian Indians at the Sydney Jewish Museum

April 23, 2013 by  
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Sydney Jewish Museum recently hosted a special event linking the Sydney Jewish community with a delegation of Canadian First Nation people from Alberta. Read more

NSW Parliamentarian makes personal Genocide Study Tour

February 18, 2012 by  
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NSW  Labor Upper House MP and NSW Parliamentary Friends of Israel deputy chair,  Walt Secord has made a self-funded genocide study tour to Israel, Armenia, Iraqi Kurdistan and Auschwitz-Birkeneau. Read more