AJDS statement regarding the new Rudd asylum seeker policy

AJDS statement regarding the new Rudd asylum seeker policy

The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is strongly opposed to the Australian Government’s recent decision to send all asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by boat to Papua New Guinea. Australia has an obligation – both by law and morality...
The Gatekeepers Documentary – A Special Event

The Gatekeepers Documentary – A Special Event

  The Australian Jewish Democratic Society (AJDS) is pleased to announce an upcoming film event in conjunction with the Jewish International Film Festival – A screening and panel discussion around the Israeli director Dror Moreh’s Academy-Award nominated...
No plan B for the Middle East – Foreign Minister Bob Carr

No plan B for the Middle East – Foreign Minister Bob Carr

Opinion piece by Australia’s Foreign Minister Bob Carr that appears in The Australian newspaper (July 3, 2013). THERE is a scene in The West Wing where the US president’s advisers caution him about launching another bid for Middle East peace. Toby Ziegler...
The 4th Renate Kamener Oration with James Button

The 4th Renate Kamener Oration with James Button

TOPIC: Do Traditional Political Parties Have a Future? With James Button, Former Age Journalist & Author of: “Speechless: A Year in My Father’s Business” $15 admission, students $10 All proceeds will go towards supporting the: Renate Kamener Scholarship for...