Senate debates

Monday, 18 March 2024

Questions without Notice

Middle East

3:54 pm

Photo of Mehreen FaruqiMehreen Faruqi (NSW, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

The ICJ ordered Israel to take immediate steps to allow aid in, and the UN has repeatedly asked the world to act and for Israel to allow aid into all parts of Gaza. Minister Wong has said that she is imploring Israel to allow more aid. Beyond mere weak words, Minister, what actions has the Labor government taken to force the Israeli government to stop blocking aid? And will you admit your gross mistake in suspending UNWRA funding and apologise for it at least?


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