Archive - 2018


March 21st

Parliamentary debate on going to war is long overdue

Opinion article published by the Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 20 March 2018

March 15th

Stop pushing Australian Arms sales - Support the Petition

Outraged by the governments decision to make Australia a “top ten” arms dealer, Heather Porter has started an on line petition.

MAPW President awarded inaugural Rotary Peace Prize

At a ceremony held at Nara Peace Park in Canberra, MAPW National President Dr Sue Wareham was awarded the inaugural Chief Minister’s Rotary Peace Prize on Friday 23rd  February.

February 16th

Open letter from MAPW to Sen. Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources

If you would like to read MAPW's open letter to Sen.

February 12th

The Strategic Dilemmas in Militarising Australian Exports

The Australian government’s recent decision to adopt an ambitious new defence manufacturing plan has met with controversy. Far beyond most job-creation initiatives, Malcolm Turnbull’s plan has international ramifications.

February 9th

February 7th

IPPNW supports WMA condemnation of the arrest of Turkish Medical Association leaders

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNWi) joins the World Medical Association in expressing grave concern over the arrests of leaders of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA).

US's new nuclear policy 'a blueprint for war', Nobel peace laureate says

(Published by The Guardian, 6 February 2018)

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons founder describes weapons review as ‘a chilling document’ that echoes cold war era.

Keep a strict line

 (Published by The Age – letters page 5 February 2018)

PM Turnbull’s ‘jobs’ argument for war profiteering is a sham

Published by Pearls and Irritations,  5 February 2018