Australian Labor Party calls to recognize 'Palestine'

National conference of Australia’s Labor Party approves resolution calling on next government to proceed with recognition of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 6:06 AM

Arab League to Australia and Brazil: Abide by international law

Arab League calls on Australia and Brazil to "abide by international law" concerning the status of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/19/2018, 5:12 AM

Hamas warns Australia following Jerusalem recognition

Hamas condemns Australia for recognizing western Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calls on it to rescind its decision.Dalit Halevi, 12/19/2018, 4:10 AM

Is Australia's partial recognition of Jerusalem disappointing?

Dr. Meir Elran thinks that "Australia doesn't agree with Israeli assertion that Jerusalem, as a united city, is the capital of Israel".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2018, 12:42 AM

Arab League: Australia should recognize 'Palestine'

Arab League Secretary-General calls on Australia to recognize eastern Jerusalem as the capital of "Palestine".Elad Benari, 12/17/2018, 6:10 AM

Jordan: Australia's Jerusalem recognition breaches int'l law

Jordan condemns Australia’s decision to recognize western Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 6:38 AM

Erekat criticizes Australia over Jerusalem recognition

Head of PLO Executive Committee says Australia isn't committed to two-state solution and refuses to recognize "Palestine".Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 5:24 AM

PA blasts Australia's recognition of Jerusalem

PA criticizes Australia's recognition of western Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Dalit Halevi, 12/16/2018, 1:23 AM

Israel 'disappointed' by Australia's decision on Jerusalem

FM says recognizing West Jerusalem as capital only 'a step in the right direction' while senior official says PM 'only went halfway'.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 6:59 PM

Australia could recognize Jerusalem as soon as Saturday

Officials in Canberra say PM could announce as soon as Saturday that his government will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 12/14/2018, 4:24 AM

Australia will not recognize Jerusalem anytime soon

Australian PM dismisses reports recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel is imminent.Gary Willig, 12/12/2018, 9:00 PM

Report: Australia set to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australian cabinet to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital city - but won't move embassy in near future.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2018, 9:16 AM

Famous Malaysian-Australian male model killed fighting for ISIS

Of more than 220 Australians who left to fight for ISIS overseas, to date 68 have been killed.Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2018, 3:21 PM

Report: Ex-principal's associates planned anti-Shaked campaign

Associates of Australian ex-principal wanted for sexual abuse in her country reportedly planned campaign against Shaked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2018, 5:33 AM

Australia: ISIS supporter sent to 38 years in prison

ISIS supporter who helped a teenager kill a police accountant in Sydney sentenced to 38 years in prison.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2018, 10:31 PM

Melbourne attacker inspired by ISIS but not linked to it

Australian government says knife terrorist in Melbourne was inspired by ISIS but did not have a direct link to the group.Elad Benari, 11/12/2018, 5:35 AM

Kristallnacht and the Righteous Australian aboriginal William Cooper.

The most unusual Kristallnacht story of William Cooper, a labourer who became literate only as an adult, but was a great man who rose to demand justice for his Aboriginal people and the Jewish people in Germany. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 11/3/2018, 7:30 PM

Australia's J'lem embassy move in doubt after PM loses majority

Former Australian ambassador to Israel loses special election, depriving ruling Liberal Party of majority, endangering embassy move.JTA, 10/21/2018, 6:16 PM

Arab states warn Australia not to recognize Jerusalem

Ambassadors of 13 states warn Australia against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, say move would hurt relations with Arab world.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2018, 10:30 AM

Australian PM: No decision yet on embassy relocation

Australian PM Scott Morrison stresses he has not yet decided to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, will hold consultations.Elad Benari, 10/16/2018, 2:08 AM

Netanyahu thanks Australian PM for Jerusalem consideration

PM thanks Australian counterpart for considering officially recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel, moving embassy.Gary Willig, 10/15/2018, 9:10 PM

Australia considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australian PM Scott Morrison says Australia can recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel without jeopardizing 2-state-solution.Gary Willig, 10/15/2018, 5:33 PM

Australian broadcaster rejects BDS, will air Eurovision

Australian public broadcaster SBS says it will broadcast Eurovision from Israel next year despite petition calling for it to boycott.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2018, 6:01 AM

Australian MP with Jewish wife finds pig entrails at office

Far-right group harasses Australian lawmaker over his Jewish spouse, support for Israel.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 9/12/2018, 2:18 PM

New Australian PM invited to visit Israel

PM Netanyahu speaks with incoming Australian PM Morrison, invites him to visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 3:23 PM

Australian Prime Minister ousted

Scott Morrison chosen as Australian PM after hardline elements in ruling party force out current PM Malcolm Turnbull over immigration.Gary Willig, 8/24/2018, 12:14 PM

Rafael to supply Australian Army 5th generation Spike missiles

Rafael and Australia's Varley sign agreement for joint production lines to supply Spike missiles and other systems to Australian Army.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 1:57 PM

Australian senator: All terrorists these days are Muslims

Queensland politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban.AFP, 8/15/2018, 9:25 AM

Ex-principal fleeing abuse charges fit for extradition hearing

Malka Leifer fled to Israel in 2008 amid allegations she sexually abused students; wanted on 74 charges of child sexual abuse in Melbourne.Mordechai Sones - JTA, 8/14/2018, 7:16 PM

Australians dedicate memorial to Jewish service members

Australia opens war memorial for Jewish soldiers on 100th anniversary of famous Jewish WWI soldier's knighting.JTA, 8/13/2018, 8:23 AM

Australia: Pro-Israel MP's office vandalized

Vandals deface Jewish Australian lawmaker’s office with anti-Israel slogans.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 9:57 AM

Haredi diamond mogul wants Shaked as Prime Minister

Joseph Gutnick, an Australian mining mogul who backed Netanyahu's 1996 campaign, says Ayelet Shaked the ideal political heir for Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 11:33 AM

Australian PM visits yeshiva with grandson, prepares challah

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull takes grandson to visit Sydney yeshiva, prepare Shabbat challah bread.JTA, 7/15/2018, 9:52 PM

ESPN bans football pool participant for anti-Semitic screen name

Participant registered under 'Burn-the-Jews' screen name banned from ESPN's weekly Australian football pool competition.JTA, 7/15/2018, 9:19 PM

Sunglasses company holds a photo shoot at Nazi death camp

Australian sunglasses company uses Croatian Holocaust memorial at site of Nazi death camp for photo shoot in new ad campaign.JTA, 7/10/2018, 8:16 AM

Abbas adviser: Australia worthy of being spat on

Senior PA official blasts Australia's decision to suspend funding to the PA due its support for terrorists and their families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 5:16 AM

Australia ends all direct aid to Palestinian Authority

Australia ceases direct aid to PA, citing PA policy of funding jailed terrorists and families of slain terrorists.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 2:31 PM

Australian Jewish educator who fled abuse charges denied bail

Malka Leifer, who fled Australia to Israel after being accused of sexual abuse, denied bail during extradition proceeding.JTA, 7/1/2018, 10:53 PM

Australia won't relocate embassy to Jerusalem

Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop says country won't move embassy despite her party's support for the move.JTA, 6/17/2018, 8:34 PM

Australian army unit flew Nazi flag on deployment

Australia confirms reports soldiers flew swastika flag from army vehicle, PM says soldiers were punished.David Rosenberg, 6/15/2018, 9:54 AM

Breaking the Silence, New Israel Fund demonize fund in Australia

'After losing its legitimacy in Israel, Breaking the Silence and has moved on to inciting world Jewry against the IDF.'Gary Willig, 6/8/2018, 11:19 AM

Watch: Australian presenter calls Israel a 'rare jewel'

Sky News host Ross Cameron says Arab world should see Israel as beneficial to them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2018, 8:15 PM

Tamika Mallory speech cancelled in Australia over Farrakhan ties

Women's March co-president Mallory dropped from event over anti-Israel statements, support for Nation of Islam chief Louis Farrakhan.JTA, 6/6/2018, 7:44 AM

Australian groups provide divorce refusal information to gov't

Jewish groups provide Australian government with information on refusals to provide wives with ritual divorce.JTA, 5/27/2018, 10:13 PM

Australia: Jewish siblings wounded in stabbing attack

Apparent anti-Semitic assault in Melbourne over the weekend, as Jewish siblings wearing religious garb stabbed on street.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 10:39 AM

Leading Australia Chabad rabbi passes away

Rabbi Sholom Dov Ber Hakohen Gutnick, who was instrumental in building and leading Austraila's institutions, passes away at 94.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 6:41 AM

World's oldest message in a bottle found on Australian beach

Australian couple discover 19th century German letter in old gin bottle.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2018, 4:32 PM

Anti-Semitic poster hung in office window of Australian lawmaker

Anti-Semitic poster calls to ‘reject Jewish poison.’ Australian police investigate.JTA, 2/28/2018, 2:57 PM

Israeli woman wanted abroad for child abuse found mentally unfit

Former principal of religious school in Australia wanted for alleged child abuse won't be extradited after court finds her mentally unfit.JTA, 2/27/2018, 5:30 PM

Israeli woman may face extradition to Australia over child abuse

Former religious school principal faces possible extradition to Australia following claims of child abuse.AFP, 2/27/2018, 4:12 PM

Israeli intel unit helps thwart ISIS attack in Australia

Israeli intelligence unit provides information used to thwart aerial terror attack in Australia, saving dozens from harm.Kobi Finkler, 2/21/2018, 5:00 PM

Chabad hasid donates a quarter million shekels to IDF, police

Australian delegation brings warm clothes to IDF, Border Police, in Judea and Samaria, dedicates event halls to the tune of $71,508.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 4:48 PM

Melbourne attacker charged with attempted murder

Afghan refugee who drove his car into pedestrians in Melbourne charged with 18 counts of attempted murder. Motive not yet clear.Elad Benari, 12/24/2017, 3:19 AM

Australia: 19 injured in suspected ramming attack

Car rams into crowd of pedestrians at busy intersection in Melbourne. Driver arrested.Chana Roberts, 12/21/2017, 2:48 PM

Australian man suspected of assisting North Korea

59-year-old Sydney man arrested for allegedly helping North Korea purchase weapons of mass destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2017, 2:53 AM

Australia foils New Year's Eve terror attack

Australian police arrest ISIS sympathizer who planned shooting attack in popular Melbourne square.Elad Benari, 11/28/2017, 3:05 AM

Australian rabbi denies report he does not feel safe there

Rabbi says report on rising anti-Semitism in Australia worrying, and more needs to be done, but he still is 'grateful' to live there.JTA, 11/27/2017, 8:57 PM