The struggles between current PM Scott Morrison's conservative coalition and the Labor opposition raised the prospect of a hung parliament and period of uncertainty.
Australia had tracked the spy ship over the past week as it sailed past the Harold E Holt naval communications station at Exmouth, which is used by Australian, US and allied submarines.
"I've said it again and again, we have a Nazi swastikas epidemic in this state," the Anti-Defamation Commission chairman said.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
There is such a feeling of pride when I see the flags flying from cars and buildings all over the country. When I hear the words of “Hatikvah” being sung, even now, there are tears in my eyes.
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council expressed its disgust at an extreme anti-Israel and antisemitic motion passed by the Council of the University of Melbourne Student Union.
The woman has been moved to a hospital and is in stable condition.
The average number of reported antisemitic incidents each year from 2013 to 2020 was 280. As such, the number of reported incidents in 2021 is above that average by 167 incidents.
The ADC expressed shock over the local council's perceived disregard of the swastika.
The injured hikers had suffered head and abdominal injuries, paramedics said. The nationalities of the hikers were not known.