Uranium, Weapons and Waste

Event Date: 
Thu, 26/06/2008 - 18:00
Perth, WA

Uranium Weapons and Waste:
Surprising steps toward a nuclear-free world.

This gathering will discuss the Northern Territory, where the radioactive waste dump still hangs in the balance . . .,

Uranium mine expansion plans have run into trouple across the country . . .

And the campaign to ban nuclear weapons forever, which has reached a tipping point . . .

Exhibition: Artists for Peace. MAPW - May 2008

Radio broadcaster Dr Norman Swann will open the exhibition ‘Artists for Peace’, mounted by the MAPW's WA Branch, on 9 May.

WA Branch meeting

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2008 (All day)

WA meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month. Contact the branch for details: wa [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au

Professor Peter Underwood

Position within MAPW: 
Former Coordinator, Western Australia Branch

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

Professional Qualifications: 
Current field of medicine: 

Health Consultant; Adjunct Professor, Institute for Sustainability and Technology Policy, Murdoch University, WA; writer

Special areas of interest: 
Primary Health Care policy, practice, research and evaluation; international and community health; medical education and training; medical anthropology and social medicine; ecological and environmental public health; sustainable health systems.

Professor Underwood has worked in Australia and overseas, practicing and teaching general practice; and as a teacher, consultant and researcher in health, health policy and overseas development. He is a writer and broadcaster whose other interests include farming and the environment.

Artists for Peace

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2008 (All day) - Sun, 18/05/2008 (All day)
Fremantle, WA

Radio broadcaster Dr Norman Swann will open the exhibition ‘Artists for Peace’, mounted by the WA Branch of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW), on 9 May at 6.30pm in Fremantle.

Western Australia

  • The Western Australian Branch marked the 90th Remembrance Day, 11 November 2008, by co-sponsering an advertisement in the West Australian, questioning Australia's involvement in current wars, in particular in Afghanistan.
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