Pauline Tyrrell, Greens candidate for Reid

Party positions on the Question of Palestine
September 2013 Federal Election, Reid electorate, New South Wales

Thank you for your questions on the important issue of Palestine. I am The Greens candidate. Please see below my response to your questions, which follows Australian Greens policy. 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 the Jewish settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories?

  • We oppose the expansions of settlements. 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.