Under the patronage of the Palestinian Ambassador, Mr Izzat Abdulhadi, and in the presence of First Secretary Ms Noura Saleh, the Palestinian community in NSW organized a large function to acknowledge and appreciate the work of the Hon Bob Carr in supporting the rights of the Palestinian people.
The ACT Palestinian community consultation workshop was conducted in Canberra with robust discussions and great outcomes.
Upon invitation by the Middle Eastern Culture Society, Ambassador Abdulhadi delivered a lecture to students of the Australian National University.
The NSW Palestinian community consultation workshop was conducted in Sydney with great participation and concrete outcomes.
Student delegates from the National Capital Model United Nations (NCMUN) visited the embassy as part of their 2017 conference.
Embassy staff attended a screening of the documentary "The Stones Cry Out: The story of the Palestinian Christians", that was put on in Canberra by the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network (PIEN).
Embassy staff attended the performance of the Remembering Palestine theatre production.
The Queensland Parliament has joined the Federal Parliament, as well as state parliaments across Australia, in forming a Parliamentary Friends of Palestine group.
The first consultation workshop with the Palestinian community in Brisbane was a huge success.
Ambassador Abdulhadi and Embassy staff attended a a wonderful theatre production entitled "Where the Streets Had a Name", based on the novel by renowned Palestinian-Egyptian-Australian author Randa Abdel-Fattah, adapted to theatre and directed by Eva di Cesare.