Military alliances

Talisman Sabre: leafletting and vigil

Event Date: 
Mon, 13/07/2009 - 16:00
  • When: Monday 13 July, 4pm
  • Where: Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Contact: Shirley Winton 0417 456 001

Organised by Spirit of Eureka

Talisman Sabre 09 Vigil

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/07/2009 - 12:00 - 14:00
  • When: Friday 10 July, 12 – 2 pm
  • Where: outside St Patrick's Cathedral (corner of Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne)
  • Contact: Wes Campbell 0431 847 278
  • Organised by Pax Christi


MAPW Fact Sheet: Nuclear ship visits to Australia, 2009

This two-page fact sheet covers the history of nuclear powered and nuclear-armed ships to Australia, as well as detailing the hazards to health and to the environment which nuclear ship visits bring. The fact sheet lists examples of nuclear incidents, both accidental and intentional, involving nuclear weapons; and nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed vessels — both surface ships and submarines.

MAPW Fact Sheet: Talisman Sabre, July 2009

MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham prepared this fact sheet on the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises. The fact sheet outlines environmental and strategic risks of these "war games".

"Scarred Lands" film with MAPW speaker

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/07/2009 - 19:00 - 20:00
South Brisbane

Film Screening with Guest Speakers:
Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War

MAPW response, Community Consultation report, Defence White Paper: updated June 2009

MAPW took seriously the offer to participated in the Defence Department's Community Consultation leading up to the 2009 Defence White Paper.

Analysis, submissions to Community Consultation, Defence White Paper: MAPW 2009

MAPW staff and volunteers undertook to read submissions made to the 2009 Community Consultation, after they were referred to dismissively by the Panel's report.

Public forum to voice your opinion on Defence

Community organisations and individuals interested in the direction of Australia’s defence policy will have an opportunity to present their views. MAPW and the Nautilus Institute (RMIT) are organising a Public Forum following widespread disappointment in the community consultation preceding the Defence White Paper, where submissions advocating non-military solutions to conflict appear to have been ignored.

Australia's Defence - where are we headed? June 2009

A joint discussion with MAPW and the Nautilus Institute (RMIT University) about the Defence White Paper and Australia's future military and nuclear power policies.

Australia's Defence White Paper a military victory

Australia’s Defence White Paper was released on 2 May, following the Community Consultation report two weeks ago.

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