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NO AIRPORTS ARMS ADS: NEW CAMPAIGN SAYS CANBERRA’S MESSAGE SHOULD BE ‘OPEN ARMS, NOT LETHAL ARMS’

NO AIRPORTS ARMS ADS: NEW CAMPAIGN SAYS CANBERRA’S MESSAGE SHOULD BE ‘OPEN ARMS, NOT LETHAL ARMS’

Hiroshima and the bomb - what now?

MAPW National President Dr Margaret Beavis has written the following article for Australian Doctor. The article was published on Friday 14th August 2015. 

Hiroshima and the bomb- what now?

Ban the Bomb : 70 years on, the nuclear threat looms as large as ever by Tilman Ruff

On this day 70 years ago, the world and the preconditions for its health and survival changed forever. A crude bomb containing 60 kilograms of highly enriched uranium exploded 580 metres above Hiroshima.

MAPW & PHAA make joint submission to the SA Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission

MAPW in partnership with the Public Health Association of Australia have lodged a joint submission addressing the terms of reference of the South Australia Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

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