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Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School, December 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler. RN , PhD. National Vice President , Medical Association for Prevention of War, Australia.

Carolyn Holbrook: Remembering WW1: 2015

Historian Carolyn Holbrook spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum in Fremantle on Australia's commemoration of World War One. She argued that the way we remember past wars influences, for good or ill, our attitude to current and future wars.

Melissa Parkes: Preventing war: 2015

Melissa Parkes, Federal member for Fremantle, spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum organised by the Western Australian branch on Australia's commemoration of the centenary of World War 1. She described the tendency to romanticise war in this commemoration, and the important alternative of thinking in terms of prevention.

 

Civilian toll is enormous - The AGE letters page, Wednesday 29th April 2015

The AGE  letters page,  Wednesday 29th April 2015

Civilian toll is enormous

MAPW Statement in Commemoration of World War 1

                MAPW  STATEMENT  IN  COMMEMORATION  OF   WORLD  WAR  1

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