Michael Danby

Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War

2019-04-15T09:19:49+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In the last week of federal parliament prior to Christmas 2018, Michael Danby MHR introduced a Private Member’s Bill to have Australia adopt a Global Magnitsky Act against authoritarian powers’ acts of corruption and abuse of human rights. The Magnitsky Act was enacted by the Obama Administration, authorising the US government to impose sanctions on [...]

Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War

2019-02-12T09:53:04+11:00Categories: Amy Maguire, Function, Greg Walsh|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Michael Danby MP (Member for Melbourne Ports) Date: 11 Feb 2019 Topic: Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 pm for 6 pm Book from: Now

Green Party Liberal Deal 2016: A Permanent Shift In Australian Politics

2017-04-20T16:09:14+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Labor MPs representing inner city areas of Melbourne and Sydney - areas that have traditionally been safe Labor -  such as Michael Danby, Tanya Plibersek and Anthony Albanese, have been challenged from the left by a rising vote for the Greens. Preference deals have become crucial. With the early announcement that the Liberal Party was [...]

Responding to the Caliphate – From Israel to Iraq

2017-04-20T15:05:02+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In July 2014, Australian Labor MP Michael Danby, the Member for Melbourne Ports, found himself in Israel in the midst of the latest missile attacks by the Gaza-based Jihadists of Hamas. Over 3000 missiles have rained down on Israeli cities from Ashkelon to Tel Aviv. Five million people with the stoic good humour trudged regularly [...]