‘Landmark’ laws to ban Nazi symbol in Vic

May 11, 2022 by  
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Victoria is poised to become the first Australian state or territory to ban the public display of the Nazi swastika in a “thunderous blow” to white supremacists. Read more

Standing against antisemitism and intolerance

November 18, 2021 by  
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The Victorian Liberal Nationals have announced a new commitment to combating antisemitism and intolerance across the state. Read more

Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy says a Liberal government would be adopt IHRA definition

November 17, 2021 by  
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Zionism Victoria welcomed the announcement made yesterday by Matthew Guy at its Annual Assembly, that a future Victorian Liberal Government would adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism. Read more

Online Hate Prevention Institute welcomes Victorian Government’s response to the anti-vilification inquiry but sounds a warning

September 8, 2021 by  
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The Online Hate Prevention Institute has welcomed the Victorian Government’s response to the Inquiry into anti-vilification protections but warned that the critical issue of online hate, which is fuelling much of the vilification the inquiry investigated, may not be receiving the urgent attention it needs. Read more

Banning swastikas: Victoria leads the way

September 2, 2021 by  
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Victoria will become the first state or territory in Australia to make the public display of Nazi symbols illegal – in a landmark reform to help stamp out hateful behaviour and boost human rights protections. Read more

Why Victoria’s Jewish community must act to preserve its world-class school system

August 5, 2021 by  
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The future of Victoria’s mainstream Jewish schools is threatened by rising school fees, a declining Jewish birth rate and a shift of Jewish students into the government school system, according to a discussion paper published this week by the Victorian Jewish Schools Project.

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David Southwick talks COVID

November 1, 2020 by  
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David Southwick MP Zooms in from his office in Parliament House to discuss with Henry Greener the loosening of COVID Restrictions by Victorian Premier Dan Andrews. Read more

Liberal Friends of Israel to be launched in Victoria

July 19, 2018 by  
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Always a consistent advocate for the State of Israel, the Liberal Party has announced the launch the Liberal Friends of Israel. Read more

AJA takes issue with CAM’s statement

January 17, 2018 by  
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The Australian Jewish Association believes that The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism statement supporting Victoria’s African community is ill-considered and counterproductive. Read more

Victorian Jewish community supports Australians of African descent

January 15, 2018 by  
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The Coalition to Advance Multiculturalism which includes The Jewish Community Council of Victoria has expressed its targeting the African community as scapegoats for youth crime in the state. Read more

Victorian country school students to visit the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation

March 13, 2015 by  
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Melbourne Hebrew Congregation (MHC) will host Year 9 and 10 rural school students who are taking part in an essay contest dealing with military personnel.

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Victorian concerns about move on laws

February 24, 2015 by  
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Victorian Jewish  community leaders have  discussed their concerns at the proposed repeal of the move on laws introduced by the previous Coalition government with the State’s Attorney-General. Read more

Research and development initiative between Victoria and Israel

May 8, 2014 by  
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Victorian Liberal MP David Southwick has announced the launch of Victoria Israel Science and Technology Research and Development (R&D) (VISTECH) program grants. Read more

Victorian parliamentarians visit Israel

August 27, 2013 by  
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A delegation of Coalition members of the Victorian Parliament has spent a seven-day study visit to Israel organised by the Rambam program of the  Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC). Read more

Victoria links with Israel in science and technology

May 21, 2013 by  
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Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business Louise Asher today announced a new program to connect Victorian science and technology companies with their counterparts in Israel to develop innovative R&D projects. Read more