Adam Bandt MP, Greens Member for Melbourne

Party positions on the Question of Palestine
September 2013 Federal Election, Melbourne electorate, Victoria

Thank you for writing to Adam to express your concern about Australia’s foreign policy regarding the Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom and independence. I reply to you on Adam’s behalf, providing details of The Greens policy on this issue.

For a general overview, please see The Australian Greens position on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

In answer to your questions:

Did your party support Palestine’s bid for the United Nations membership in November 2012?

Does your party support a peace settlement based upon the 1967 borders?

  • Yes, see our position at the above link.

What is your party’s position on Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip?

  • We oppose the blockade. See our position at the above link.

What is your party’s position regarding aid to Palestine?

  • We support Australian aid projects in Palestine.

If you are elected, will you advocate for an Australian Foreign Policy that supports the Palestinian’s struggle for freedom and independence?

  • Yes.

Thank you for sharing your concerns with Adam.