Uranium mining and exports

2006 Statement of Opposition to Uranium Sales to China and India

Joint statement by MAPW with 6 other organisations, argues that the Australian Government should be working to strengthen the fragile international disarmament and nonproliferation regime, not to weaken it.

Dr Bill Williams speaks on Fukushima, and Australia's responsibility (video)

Dr Bill Williams explain MAPW's concerns about Fukushima and the nuclear industry, in this one-minute video.

Dr Sue Wareham on the radioactive legacy of uranium sales: Canberra Times


Deair Editor,

The catastrophe in Japan has created not only human misery and a tragic wasteland of monumental proportions, but possibly a radioactive wasteland to which many will never return. Only nuclear power can leave such a permanent mark on our fragile environment.

Nuclear power, uranium mining and public health

MAPW 2-page fact sheet by Dr Peter Karamoskos. Summarises evidence on nuclear reactors and cancer, accidents in nuclear power reactors, links with nuclear weapons, and health risks to nuclear industry workers. Written 2010.

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MAPW Annual Dinner Victoria

Invitation to the 2010 Annual General Meeting and dinner of the Victorian branch of MAPW. Guest speakers will be Dr.Gavin Mudd, who lectures in environmental engineering at Monash University.

IPPNW calls for ban on uranium mining

A ban on uranium mining was supported by the August 2010 World Congress of IPPNWi, the international body of to which MAPW is affiliated. The resolution states that uranium ore mining  is irresponsible and represents a grave threat to health and to the environment; and resolves that IPPNWi call for appropriate measures to ban uranium mining worldwide.

IPPNW resolves to seek ban on uranium mining: August 2010 World Congress

IPPNWi, at its World Congress in Basel in August 2010, passed a resolution stating that uranium ore mining  is irrespo

Uranium Awareness Roadshow report: MAPW, ACF 2010

The ACFi and MAPW organised a speaking tour of remote communities in the Kimberly area of Western Australia in July, 2010. This booklet provides details and pictures of the tour.

Choose nuclear free

Choose Nuclear Free is an initiative of the Medical Association for Prevention of War, ICANi, and Friends of the Earth, Australia.

Help us build a nuclear-free future!

MAPW Fact Sheet: Radiation, 2010

A basic fact sheet on radiation and health, including an explanation of "safe" levels of radiation and a brief discussion of health implications of the nuclear industry.

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