Category Archives: ATA Alliance’s Position

09 Sep

09.09.2015 – ATA Alliance welcomes Government decision on refugee intake

As the Australian Turkish Advocacy Alliance we welcome the news that Australian Government has agreed to take a further 12000 refugees from Syria and Iraq.

08 Sep

08.09.2015 ATA Alliance condemns the terrorist attacks on the people of Turkey

ATA Alliance condemns the terrorist attacks in recent days which have targeted Turkish security personnel. ATA Alliance conveys its heartfelt sympathies to the families and friends of dozens of soldiers and police officers who lost their lives during these barbaric ...

18 Aug

18.09.2015 – Australian Government Reconfirms the position on the Events of 1915 on FOI Release

The Armenian lobby, in particular the Armenian National Committee (“ANC”) has for many years now been incensed that the Federal Government refuses to accept the ANC’s characterisation of the events of 1915-1916 as a ‘genocide’. Most recently, the Foreign Minister ...

31 Jul

31.07.2015 – Joint Statement on racism directed at Adam Goodes : “Australia must and can be better than this”

Following the weekend’s events when prominent Aboriginal AFL player and former Australian of the Year, Adam Goodes was booed at every turn during the Swans v West Coast Eagles AFL match. Today in advance of the weekend round of AFL, ...