Nuclear weapons

US's new nuclear policy 'a blueprint for war', Nobel peace laureate says

(Published by The Guardian, 6 February 2018)

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons founder describes weapons review as ‘a chilling document’ that echoes cold war era.

Making Waves - ICAN Speaking Tour

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:30 - 14:00
Location: 
Parliament Lawns, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania

 Friday 2 February 12:30-2pm

 In the event of wet weather, we will move the event into Parliament House.

PROTEST : SIGN THE NUCLEAR WEAPONS BAN TREATY

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/02/2018 - 12:30
Location: 
Crn of Brent Street & O'Connell Street, Sydney CBD - in view of the Australian and Japanese governments offices

 PROTEST: SIGN THE NUCLEAR WEAPON BAN TREATY 

Making Waves - ICAN Speaking Tour

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/02/2018 - 18:00
Location: 
Redfern Community Centre, Redfern, Sydney NSW

PUBLIC FORUM and PERFORMANCES

 

Making Waves - ICAN Speaking Tour

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/02/2018 - 18:00
Location: 
The Cube, ACMI , Federation Square, Vic 3000

Thursday 1 February 6-8pm

The Cube, ACMI

Making waves on journey to nuclear treaty - by Sally Attrill, Convenor MAPW Tasmania

Published by the Hobart Mercury,31 January 2018 

Nuclear weapons — Australia stands on the wrong side of history by Tilman Ruff

opinion article published by righnow.org.au

During Senate estimates in October last year, the Australian government dug further into the deep and dark moral abyss in which it is stuck in relation to the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons.

Pine Gap and the Nobel prize the Oz government ignores

COMMENT by RUSSELL GOLDFLAM

Published by Alice Springs News - 16 October 2017

A Nobel Peace Prize born in Australia

Australians can be very proud. The winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICANi), started in Melbourne. It began when the Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW) recognised that nuclear weapons, the very worst of the weapons of mass destruction, were still "legitimate".

ICAN awarded Nobel Peace Prize - Australia must now sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Saturday 7 October 2017

The Medical Association for Prevention of War congratulates ICANi for winning the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. 

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