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Preparing for war isn't a suitable economic boost

As a society, do we want the government to focus on using military spending as a way of creating jobs?  Defence spending has been "decoupled" from the fiscal restraint of the rest of the Australian economy, with generous increases in funding. It is now on target to reach 2 per cent of GDP by 2021, significantly earlier than initially planned.

SA groups launch No Dump Alliance in response to nuclear Royal Commission findings

Monday 16th May 2016 - Following the recommendation of the Nuclear Royal Commission to pursue a high level nuclear waste dump in SA, Traditional Owners and representatives from health, union, faith, and conservation groups, and other prominent South Australians have responded by launching the 'No Dump Alliance.'

Attacks on health facilities in war zones must cease - Independent investigation of all attacks is essential.

Attacks on health facilities in war zones must cease.

Independent investigation of all attacks is essential.

May 9th 2016

Majority of the world’s government want to negotiate a new treaty that would prohibit nuclear weapons.

 Majority of the world’s government want to negotiate a new treaty that would prohibit nuclear weapons

IPPNW - Chernobyl effects suppressed and downplayed

IPPNWi/PSRi Press release 21.4.2016

30 years since Chernobyl

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