Senator Bridget McKenzie – put motion to the Senate to denounce the BDS campaign (motion did not proceed due to objection by Senator Claire Moore, Labor)

photo of Senator Bridget McKenzie
December 3, 2014

…denounces such support as anti-Semitic, ill-informed, simplistic, inflammatory and having no place in our society

Full motion

Senator McKenzie to move:

That the Senate—

(a) notes statements of support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, including the Victoria Trades Hall Council’s recent reiteration of its support for the BDS strategy; and

(b) denounces such support as anti-Semitic, ill-informed, simplistic, inflammatory and having no place in our society.

Link to parliamentary hansard

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