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IPPNW - Chernobyl effects suppressed and downplayed

IPPNWi/PSRi Press release 21.4.2016

30 years since Chernobyl

Thirty years after Chernobyl, and five years post Fukushima: Time to phase out nuclear power

Melbourne: Monday 25th April 2016 : 30 years ago on April 26, two explosions tore off the roof of the reactor core of the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the Ukraine.

Thoughts on the commemoration of ANZAC day

MAPW Vic Branch Coordinator, Dr Peter Wigg, shares his thoughts on how Australia remembers ANZAC day and how we talk about war.

Thoughts on the commemoration of ANZAC day

By Dr Peter Wigg

Doctors call on the PM to increase Australian international aid budget

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP


Prime Minister

DOCTORS CALL FOR BUDGET TO REDUCE MILITARY SPEND & INCREASE FOREIGN AID

 GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION ON MILITARY SPENDING, APRIL 18

The country that fuelled Fukushima to sell uranium to the country that gave us Chernobyl

The Foreign Minister’s plan to sell Australian uranium to Ukraine is a dangerous retreat from responsibility, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced she will sign an agreement this week with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to supply Australian uranium to Ukraine.

Debunking the myths around medicine and a nuclear waste dump - video presentation by Dr Margaret Beavis

 MAPW President Dr Margaret Beavis features in a new video that explores the myths around the use of nuclear medicine and the nead for a national radioactive waste dump.

Click here now to watch

Failure of informed consent? Government information on nuclear waste is misleading and omits important facts.

 MAPW President, Dr Margaret Beavis made the following statement today regarding the misinformation being distributed by the government implying that because of nuclear medicine there is a need for a National Radioactive Waste Repository. 

10 Questions about Nuclear Waste

Given the high level of public concern about radioactive/nuclear waste, the team at MAPW has put together a factsheet answering the 10 questions we are regularly asked about this type of waste.

If you wish to download a copy of this leaflet click here.