HAMAS LISTED AS TERRORIST ORGANISATION

Australia has today listed Hamas in its entirety as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code. This listing replaces the previous listing of Hamas’ paramilitary wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, which had been listed since 2003. The Government also designates Hamas for the purpose of counter-terrorism financing sanctions. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews…

PRESS CONFERENCE – AVALON AIRPORT

Topics: Safe reopening of the international border; Avalon Airport; intention to list Hizballah as a terrorist organisation. JUSTIN GIDDINGS: Hello everyone – I’m Justin Giddings; CEO of Avalon Airport, and I want to welcome Minister Andrews here today. The Minister is the Minister for Home Affairs, and obviously, Home Affairs is very important to us at…