Archive - Aug 2008

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August 27th

Increasing concern over nuclear weapons threats

MAPW has told an Australian government enquiry that nuclear warfare threats should end plans to sell Australian uranium to Russia. MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham was invited to address the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties this week in Canberra.

August 20th

Contribute to the Defence White Paper discussion

Australia's Defence White Paper is currently open for comment. Individual or organisational submissions can be made.

Peter Masters, a Master of Peace 1920 ~ 2008

Western Australian member Peter Masters passed away on 28 July. He was 88 years old, and active in mind and spirit right to the last. He will be especially missed by MAPW members and supporters in Western Australia and around Australia.

Thanks to Judy Blyth for sharing with us this inspiring obituary.

August 5th

63rd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing commemorated around Australia

9 AUGUST 2008: Events around Australia commemorated the 63rd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima (6 August 19450 and Nagasaki (9 August 1945).

Wednesday 6 August: