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Recent News

MAPW announces a "very special evening with Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan

The Medical Association for Prevention of War, in partnership with the Australian Conservation Foundation, is pleased to announce that Mr Naoto Kan will be their guest at a very special evening in Melbourne on Friday 29th August at 7.30pm at the City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Flagstaff Gardens, Dudley Street, West Melbourne.

MAPW President calls on Australia's Foreign Minister to take action on war in Gaza

July 31st, 2014

Hon Julie Bishop
Minister for Foreign Affairs,
Parliament House,
Canberra.

Dear Minister,

MAPW & PHAA statement on the worsening security situation in Iraq

 18th June 2014


by,   Dr Jenny Grounds, President, MAPW & Mr Michael Moore, CEO Public Health Association Australia

MAPW makes a Submission on Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

The Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC) is under immediate attack and there was only a small window of opportunity to make our views heard to the Inquiry pannel regarding the planned changes. 

Doctor's to rally against nuclear waste dump at Muckaty

The Northern Territory (NT) branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) is calling on concerned medical professionals and the public to attend the public rally against the proposed radioactive was

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