ACT

Honest History : website launch by journalist and author Paul Daley

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:00
Location: 
Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest, ACT

There is much more to Australian history than the ANZAC tradition. There is much more to our war history than nostalgia and tales of heroism. Honest History is a coalition of historians and others supporting the balanced and honest presentation and use of history during the World War I centenery.

Nuclear Weapons - where to from here? the Australian Red Cross

Event Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 17:45 - 19:00

Australian Red Cross is proud to join other international organisations and
governments to call for a treaty to ban the use of nuclear weapons. While public
awareness has lessened, the threat to humanity remains. Join us to hear three
perspectives on the next steps of the global campaign.

Dr Helen Durham
Director of IHL and Strategy, Australian Red Cross
 

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Exhibition

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/08/2013 - 11:00
Location: 
Canberra

An exhibition sponsored by the Red Cross on Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: a quest for peace, will be launched at the High Court at 11am on 5 August.

Forum: US-Australia alliance

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/07/2013 - 18:00
Location: 
Forrest, ACT

A forum in two sessions, the first exploring the implications of the US alliance, the second focussing on joint military facilities on Australian land. MAPW will be represented by Dr Sue Wareham.

Film: No fly zone

Event Date: 
Mon, 24/06/2013 - 18:15
Location: 
Canberra

No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigatory documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War. The documentary covers the period from September 2008 until the end of the war in 2009 in which thousands of Tamil people were killed by shelling and extrajudicial executions by the Sri Lankan Army.

Film: No fire zone

Event Date: 
Mon, 24/06/2013 - 18:30
Location: 
Canberra

No Fire Zone: In the Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is an investigatory documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War. The documentary covers the period from September 2008 until the end of the war in 2009 in which thousands of Tamil people were killed by shelling and extrajudicial executions by the Sri Lankan Army.

Life in Gaza today

Event Date: 
Tue, 28/05/2013 - 19:30
Location: 
Canberra

Dr Mona El Farra is a physician now working as a public health advocate in Gaza. Her particular focus is on women and children. MAPW is co-hosting this talk by Dr El Farra on the situation in Gaza today.

Drone warfare

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/05/2013 - 19:30
Location: 
Canberra

MAPW member David Stephens has a PHD in Political Science from the ANU. In 2012 he withdrew from a consultancy on the future of drones in the Australian Defence Force. He believes that the use of these vehicles needs to be widely debated.

Action against military spending

Event Date: 
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 12:30
Location: 
Canberra

Part of the Global Day of Action against Military Spending campaign.

Chorus of women

Event Date: 
Tue, 19/03/2013 - 12:30
Location: 
Canberra

"Open the doors of the chambers". A decade ago a chorus of 150 women sang at Parliament House in Canberra to lament the invasion of Iraq. Ten years on they return.

  • Date: Tuesday 19 March 2013
  • Time: 12.30 pm
  • Venue: Public Foyer, Parliament House, Canberra
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