Piano concert: Dr Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/11/2008 - 15:00

For the 4th year in row, Robert Schmidli has kindly agreed to perform for a MAPW fundraiser for the ACT Branch.

Robert is an endocrinologist, a fine pianist, and member of MAPW.

We will be entertained by his playing of pieces from the Baroque to the Romantic period and enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea.

APDSE Blockade- Canberra meeting

Event Date: 
Fri, 29/08/2008 - 18:00

The inaugural "APDSE Blockade- Canberra Division" (ABCD) meeting. Please send to networks and interested parties. Everyone welcome

  • Where:ANU in Copland G030
  • When: 6pm to 8pm on Friday 1 August 2008.
  • Queries: Benjo, at kean666 [at] hotmail [dot] com 


Music as Peace Work, 31 May 2008

Flier for ACT Branch fund-raising concert (see Events listing)

Music as Peace Work

Event Date: 
Sat, 31/05/2008 - 18:00 - 22:00

4 hours of live music provided by ACT doctors, their families and friends. Dinner with music at 6:00 pm: bring food to share for a buffet meal; OR come at 7:00 pm for the concert program.

Dr Sue Wareham OAM

Position within MAPW: 
President and ACT Branch Coordinator

sue [dot] wareham [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au
or via MAPW Executive Officer: (03) 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Current field of medicine: 

Dr Wareham is a general practitioner in Canberra.

Special areas of interest: 
Dr Wareham has a broad range of expertise. Her recent focus with MAPW has been on Australia's military strategy; and on the environmental costs of war. She is also an expert on the hazards of the nuclear industry.

Dr Sue Wareham first became involved in MAPW over 20 years ago out of a "horror at the destructive capacity of a single nuclear weapon." Sue notes that "millions of innocent people are still threatened by these weapons". Sue believes that her work with MAPW is fundamental to her commitment to the protection of human life and the improvement of human well-being. In 2007 Dr Wareham co-authored a MAPW report on the use of cluster munitions in Lebanon.She has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her work for peace.

Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory members have a particular role to play because Canberra is Australia's national capital.  The ACT Branch has thus been particularly active in raising issues of peace and disarmament with federal politicians and government officials. Branch members are involved several times a year in MAPW and ICANi delegations to government.

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