Causes and costs of war

International Day of Peace

Event Date: 
Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:30 - 11:30
Location: 
Richardson's Lookout, Marrickville Peace Park, South Marrickville

 

Vic Branch Dinner Drone Attacks : impacts on people in Afghanistan and the USA

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 18:30
Location: 
Courthouse Hotel 86-90 Errol Street, NOrth Melbourne

MAPW Vic Branch Dinner:
Drone Attacks : impacts on people in Afghanistan and the USA

War with North Korea would be a catastrophe; PM should tell parliament his plans for looking after civilians in the event of war

The raised tensions between North Korea and the United States must be addressed by Australia in a manner that reduces tensions rather than inflates them.

IPAN National Conference: War, Peace and Independence - Keep Australia Out of U.S. Wars

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2017 - 09:00 - Sun, 10/09/2017 - 16:30
Location: 
Maritime Union of Australia, 46-54 Ireland St. West Melbourne VIC

In the present conditions of escalating global tensions threatening major US led wars;  and the Australian government's deeper subservience to U.S military agendas, come to  this timely and important national conference "War, Peace and Independence - Keep Australia Out of U.S. Wars," 

'Keep Australia Out of US Wars' and ' Australia: support the 6 party talks on Nth Korea'

Event Date: 
Wed, 16/08/2017 - 07:30 - 08:45
Location: 
Melbourne Ave, near corner of State Circle, Canberra ACT

 IPAN, the Independent and Peaceful Australia, with which MAPW is affiliated, has initiated this protest action  to urge de-escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula, and to reject PM Turnbull’s willingness to drag Australia into yet another US war.

Weapons or Wellbeing

Event Date: 
Wed, 26/07/2017 - 17:30
Location: 
Sunderland Lecture Theatre, Ground Level Medical School, University of Melbourne

A panel discussion of the University of Melbourne’s  affiliation with Lockheed Martin

Free event, refreshments from 5.30  

The Real Story of Why We Go to WAR

Event Date: 
Mon, 24/04/2017 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Bella Union, Level 1, Trades Hall, Lygon Street, Carlton South, Vic

What : MAPW Victoria Branch invites you to its annual ANZAC Eve Event

Speakers : An entertaining line up of speakers  including  

Syria: Diplomacy, de-escalation and genuine humanitarian assistance needed

In the wake of the horrific chemical weapons attacks in Syria, Australian health professionals have called for an end to the war in that country and far greater humanitarian aid for its victims.

Move the Money Rally - How would you spend the money?

Event Date: 
Sat, 22/04/2017 - 11:00 - 13:00
Location: 
Town Hall Square, Sydney, NSW

 
The Government plans to spend $50 billion on submarines and $17 billion on F35 planes ….

We say: Move the money from wars and weapons to human services and convert military industries into civilian use.

Move the Money Rally

Event Date: 
Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:30
Location: 
Garema Place, Canberra City, ACT

Move the Money Rally 

Join the rally to protest the billion our government is spending on offensive weapons, such as the F35, submarines and armed drones, and call for those funds instead be directed to urgent needs in health, housing, education and the environment. 

Speakers to be confirmed 

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