Indigenous issues

NT doctors support Alice Springs community in opposing Angela Pamela uranium search

ALICE SPRINGS, 5 OCTOBER 2008: MAPW members were among the 300 community members gathered in the Todd Mall, Alice Springs on Sunday 5 October to oppose uranium exploration at the Angela and Pamela deposits just 25 km away.

Alice Springs meeting to question Angela Pamela uranium mine

MAPW's Northern Territory branch is supporting a public meeting on proposed uranium exploration at the Angela Pamela deposits, to be held Wednesday 7 May in Alice Springs.

The meeting will provide information on the implications of uranium exploration and mining, and discuss options for community response.

Radioactive exposure tour 2008

Friends of the Earth conduct this tour to remote northern South Australia, visiting uranium mines, the beautiful Lake Eyre and Mound Springs; and meeting with Indigenous peoples and local communities campaigning against the nuclear industry.

Indigenous issues

Impact of mining and nuclear projects on Australia's indigenous communities.

Uranium mines in so many cases are on indigenous lands, and Australia is no exception. Narbarlek, Ranger, Roxby Downs and Beverley have all impacted on the indigenous people of this country.

Dr Rosalie Schultz

Position within MAPW: 
Former Secretary, Northern Territory Branch
Contact: 

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

Professional Qualifications: 
MB BS; MPH; FAFPHM
Current field of medicine: 

Dr Schultz is the Director of Clinical Services, Anyinginyi Health, Aboriginal Corporation, Tennant Creek N.T.

Special areas of interest: 
Public health, international health and Aboriginal health
Background: 

 

"I am committed to working for the improvement of the health of the most disadvantaged people, in Australian and around the world."

Dr Anne Noonan

Position within MAPW: 
Co-Coordinator of MAPW in New South Wales
Contact: 

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

Professional Qualifications: 
MB BS; MD; MA
Current field of medicine: 

Psychiatry, including in remote Indigenous communities in Central Australia

Special areas of interest: 
The connection between human rights and health; conflict resolution in Australia and our region.
Background: 

Long term member of MAPW. Interested in facilitating the ongoing relationship with orther peace organisations such as WILPFi and CPACSi at Sydney University. Speaks Italian and French.

 

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