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Federal Independent MP, Andrew Wilkie is joined by Greens in call for Parliamentary debate before Australia joins international supply mission to Iraq

Federal Independent MP, Andrew Wilkie is joined by the Greens in call for a Parliamentary debate before Australia joins international supply mission to Iraq

MAPW announces a "very special evening with Naoto Kan, former Prime Minister of Japan

The Medical Association for Prevention of War, in partnership with the Australian Conservation Foundation, is pleased to announce that Mr Naoto Kan will be their guest at a very special evening in Melbourne on Friday 29th August at 7.30pm at the City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Flagstaff Gardens, Dudley Street, West Melbourne.

MAPW President calls on Australia's Foreign Minister to take action on war in Gaza

July 31st, 2014

Hon Julie Bishop
Minister for Foreign Affairs,
Parliament House,
Canberra.

Dear Minister,

MAPW & PHAA statement on the worsening security situation in Iraq

 18th June 2014


by,   Dr Jenny Grounds, President, MAPW & Mr Michael Moore, CEO Public Health Association Australia

MAPW makes a Submission on Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

The Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC) is under immediate attack and there was only a small window of opportunity to make our views heard to the Inquiry pannel regarding the planned changes. 

Doctor's to rally against nuclear waste dump at Muckaty

The Northern Territory (NT) branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) is calling on concerned medical professionals and the public to attend the public rally against the proposed radioactive was

Enduring Effects of War - NEW FLYER AVAILABLE

MAPW has produced a new flyer outlining briefly the lesson plans available as part of the Enduring Effcts of War Education Project.

Click here to read the flyer

The Marshall Islands challenges nine nuclear-armed states in lawsuits before the world court

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) today filed unprecedented lawsuits in the International Court of Justice to hold the nine nuclear-armed states accountable for flagrant violations of international law with respect to their nuclear disarmament obligations under the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPTi) and customary international law.

The Enduring Effects of War

Out of concern about the simplistic and sometimes misleading messaging about war and in particular the Anzac story, which is increasing as we approach its 100th anniversary, MAPW wanted to do something to promote among young people an understanding and appreciation of the real eff

After the War is Over.....Anzac Eve Event back by popular demand

Popular Anzac eve event makes a return, thanks to the Victoria Branch of MAPW & Brunswick Secondary College.