Conflicts by region

Australia's non-proliferation and disarmament diplomacy. Richard Leaver - 2000

An analysis of Australia's role in nuclear disarmament in recent years and options for the future, by Richard Leaver, Senior Lecturer, School of Political and International Studies, Flinders University, and academic specialising in international affairs. Paper from MAPW Conference 2000.

JPPNW message at Nagasaki Day rally - 2002

An appeal from Hiroshima by Kenjiro Yokoro, MD, of the Japanese Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Speech presented in Australia by Dr Tilman Ruff on behalf of JPPNW on August 1, 2002.

Proliferation threats: real or imagined. Richard Broinowski - 2000

Former Australian Ambassador and author of Fact or Fission - the Truth About Australia's Nuclear Ambitions, Professor Richard Broinowski gives an overview of the links between nuclear technologies and proliferations risks, and the challenges these pose. Paper presented at the 2000 MAPW National Conference.

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.

 

Dr Sue Wareham OAM

Position within MAPW: 
President and ACT Branch Coordinator
Contact: 

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

Current field of medicine: 

Dr Wareham is a general practitioner in Canberra.

Special areas of interest: 
Dr Wareham has a broad range of expertise. Her recent focus with MAPW has been on Australia's military strategy; and on the environmental costs of war. She is also an expert on the hazards of the nuclear industry.
Background: 

Dr Sue Wareham first became involved in MAPW over 20 years ago out of a "horror at the destructive capacity of a single nuclear weapon." Sue notes that "millions of innocent people are still threatened by these weapons". Sue believes that her work with MAPW is fundamental to her commitment to the protection of human life and the improvement of human well-being. In 2007 Dr Wareham co-authored a MAPW report on the use of cluster munitions in Lebanon.She has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her work for peace.

Iraq - A multifaceted emergency. Dr Rae-Wen Chan - 2007

Dr Rae-Wen Chang's 2007 paper discusses effects of recent conflicts on the health of the Iraqi population. A well referenced and comprehensive overview. Recommended reading.

Conflicts by region

Australia currently has an active military force in two major world conflicts, those in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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