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Recent News

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

Enduring Effects of War - NEW FLYER AVAILABLE

MAPW has produced a new flyer outlining briefly the lesson plans available as part of the Enduring Effcts of War Education Project.

Click here to read the flyer

The Marshall Islands challenges nine nuclear-armed states in lawsuits before the world court

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) today filed unprecedented lawsuits in the International Court of Justice to hold the nine nuclear-armed states accountable for flagrant violations of international law with respect to their nuclear disarmament obligations under the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPTi) and customary international law.

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