Saturday, March 15, 2008


On Wednesday 12 March 2008 a motion was moved in Australia's Parliament by PM Kevin Rudd to commemorate Australia's role in the establishment of the State of Israel and to commend Israel's commitment to democracy, the rule of law and pluralism. It reiterated Australia's commitment to Israel's right to exist and to finding a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

Here are some photographs taken at the Israeli Ambassador's Reception held in the Mural Hall of Parliament House after the Motion was overwhelmingly passed with bipartisan support from both sides of the House of Representatives: -

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