October 11, 2018, 12:01 am
MARISE Payne is the new Foreign Minister of Australia; she will be an even blander version of Julie Bishop. Her first speech to the United Nations was an extremely cautious restatement of the Coalition's foreign policy in her first international platform. As The Australian newspaper editorialised, she lost an opportunity to give real meaning "to Australia's stance on global issues".
June 15, 2017, 12:02 am
Australian Jewish leaders are concerned over the significant boost to the Labour Party in the UK election, warning that the results will give leader Jeremy Corbyn “a free pass” despite his record of support for terrorist organisations and failure to tackle anti-Semitism within his party.
By Evan Zlatkis
June 15, 2017, 12:01 am
The politician who talked about his “friends” from Hamas and Hezbollah and attended a wreath laying at the grave of a Palestinian terrorist didn’t quite manage to become Britain’s Prime Minister, writes Nathan Jeffay. But he came astonishingly close.