Israel - Australia relations

A Hebrew and English sign is seen at the entrance to the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel

Has Australia's Jerusalem reversal harmed Israel? - analysis

Many refuse to acknowledge Jerusalem is part of Israel, yet, most world leaders come to the city to meet with Israeli prime ministers.

Palestinians laud Australia’s stance to cancel Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The Palestinian Authority Foreign Affairs Ministry praised the decision as a “positive correction of Australia’s position.”

Australia reverses recognition of west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia's government "recommits Australia to international efforts in the responsible pursuit of progress towards a just and enduring two-state solution," Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong said i

By REUTERS
18/10/2022

Israel slams Australia for revoking Jerusalem capital recognition, envoy summoned

The Australian government cited its belief that the status of Jerusalem should be resolved through peace negotiations.

Australia's ambassador discovers Israel before Maccabiah

Come on out and support the Aussies while they’re in town, and celebrate the incredible athletes from Down Under.

By PAUL GRIFFITHS
11/07/2022

Australian Jewish community joins the demand from Lapid to secure Kotel

"The Government must ensure that police protection is provided to ensure freedom of worship at the Kotel."

10/07/2022

Israeli medical cannabis provider slated to export two tons to Australia

Seach has already begun exporting certain strains to its Australian customer Cannatrek, most recently shipping out 120kg of its "Black" and "Kush-Dan" varieties.

Chess pieces

Israel and Australia host international solidarity chess event

The tournament itself had over 200 players, including the best chess players from both countries, and was broadcast on multiple Facebook pages, which received thousands of views.

Cannabis plants grown in the Hortica lab

Australian firm to purchase and export synthetic cannabinoid from Israel

Cannatrek will trial Nextage's synthetic CBN, and providing it meets demand, the two will enter a more permanent agreement in the future.

Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexual

Ex-envoy Dave Sharma: Leifer case damaging ties with Israel

Sharma claims that the amount of time it is taking the Israeli justice system to decide on Leifer's extradition is causing friction between the two countries

20/10/2019
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