Senate debates

Monday, 18 March 2024

Questions without Notice

Middle East

3:52 pm

Photo of Don FarrellDon Farrell (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Trade and Tourism) Share this | Hansard source

I thank Senator Faruqi for her question. Of course the Labor Party doesn't want to see anybody starving, and that's the case in respect of Gaza. That is why Australia has committed $52.5 million in humanitarian aid, and it is why Australia has resumed its contribution towards UNRWA and will continue to provide humanitarian assistance where it's needed in Gaza.

The circumstances in Gaza are terrible; we all know that—the loss of life. We are making—


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