Syria: Out of the Darkness - what can we do?

Event Date: 
Sun, 17/04/2016 - 13:00 - 16:00
Kildara, 39 Stanhope Street, East Malvern, Vic

Speaker Dr Fiona Hill

Playing for Peace - a chamber music afternoon concert presented by MAPW Vic Branch

Event Date: 
Sun, 22/05/2016 - 14:30
Lowland Farm, 70 Brougham Rd, Mount Macedon, VIC 3441

Music will be performed by Rohan Murray and Elizabeth Sellars, pianist and violinist respectively.

Rowan is a lawyer by profession and musician, he taught music at Scotch College for many years.

The Casualties of War - MAPW ANZAC Eve Peace Event

Event Date: 
Fri, 22/04/2016 - 19:00 - 21:30
Brunswick Secondary College, Fallon Street, BRUNSWICK, Vic 3056

MAPW Vic Branch is please to invite you to its annual peace event in the run up to ANZAC Day 2016.

Speakers include, Dr Peter Wigg, convenor of MAPW Vic Branch, Prof. Michael Hamel-Green academic, peace activist and a founder of the Draft Resisters Union, Samantha Ratnam, Mayor of Moreland.

Music from Voices without Borders and the Brunswick College Choir.

Palm Sunday Rally Walk for Justice for Refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 20/03/2016 - 14:00
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne

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Vic Branch Dinner : Who should decide when a nation goes to war?

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/03/2016 - 18:30
The Last Jar Pub, Crn Elizabeth and Queensberry Streets, Melbourne

Currently when Australia commits its troops to war, all that's needed is for the Prime Minister to agree. 

Not even the Cabinet has to be consulted. Its the ultimate "captains pick".

However, not all countries are the same, in fact more countries than you might imagine let their parliaments decide by debating and voting before firing a bullet.

Will Terrorism and the "War On Terror" Ever End?

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/04/2016 - 18:00
St Michael's, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne

will terrorism and the ‘war on terror’ ever end?

Black Mist White Rain - ICAN Speaking Tour 2016

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/04/2016 - 18:00
The Drill Hall, 26 Therry Street Melbourne 3001

 For many people in Australia and the Pacific, nuclear weapons are not a distant, abstract threat, but a lived reality – a persistent source of pain and suffering, of contamination and dislocation. Indigenous communities, long marginalised and mistreated, bear the brunt of this ongoing scourge.

Vigil calling for an inquiry in to the bombing of Kunduz hospital in Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/10/2015 - 08:00 - 09:30
Royal Melbourne Hospital, crn Grattan Street & Royal Parade, Melbourne
In the early hours of last Saturday morning, the Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Kunduz, Northern Afghanistan was bombed by US forces.  The bombing campaign, which stretched on for an hour, killed 22 people and injured 3

War - a global health problem - a one day conference organised by MAPW

 On Saturday the 31st of October MAPW is holding a one day conference in Melbourne: “War - a global health problem”. We have a great line up of speakers, including, 

Vic Branch Dinner

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/09/2015 - 18:30
The Last Jar, Crn Elizabeth & Queensberry Streets, Melb

Speaker: Dr Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

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