West Papua

Australia and the Pacific Islands: forum

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/07/2009 - 18:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Underground talk program: Australia and the Pacific Islands forum

For the first time in 15 years, Australia will host the Pacific Islands Forum in 2009, with regional leaders meeting in Cairns in the first week of August.

West Papua music, films & speakers

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

West Papua films, music and speakers

West Papuan Refugees tell their stories and speak out about the current situation in West Papua. Also, investigative documentaries 'Raising West Papua' and 'Rainforest Warriors' and new films documenting parliamentarians in support of West Papua are being shown.

2008 Defence White Paper: MAPW submission

Submission prepared by MAPW President Sue Wareham to the Defence White Paper, covering issues raised by Dr Wareham during the community consultation around the Defence Department's discussion paper, Key Questions for Defence in the 21st Century.

West Papua

West Papua, or Irian Jaya as it is called by Indonesia, is the western half of the island of New Guinea, sharing a common border with the independent nation of Papua New Guinea. It is only 250kms from Australia.

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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