Resources: Media Release

Our resources pages list both downloadable resources — like documents, posters or media releases — and links to useful websites. To find resources on a specific issue on this page, click on the list below. To view resources by type, see the menu at left. More recently added resources are at the top.

Anti nuclear groups applaud PM’s Hiroshima initiative: 9 June 2008

MAPW has congratulated Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for his announcement that Australia will set up a new international body to push for nuclear disarmament. President Dr Sue Wareham OAM, also an Australian Board Member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, said that Mr Rudd should also be applauded for visiting Hiroshima – the first Australian Prime Minister to do so.

MAPW NSW release: Welcoming end to Iraq combat role, and calling for investigation of John Howard's role

NSW Branch media release, 2 June 2008, welcoming an end to Australia's combat role in Iraq and calling for an investigation into possibility of referring former PM JOhn Howard to International Criminal Court regarding his role in sending Australian troops to Iraq.

Iraq: Doctors report civilian casualties in US air strike - April 2008

Doctors for Iraq Press Release, Baghdad, 14 April 2008

Doctors for Iraq has received reports from the Imam Ali hospital in Sadar City, Baghdad, of dozens of civilian casualties following US military air strikes on the densely populated neighbourhood east of Baghdad.

Doctors for Iraq, Press release April 2008

Five days of intense fighting between the Mehdi army militia and the Iraqi military in early April left hospitals in Iraq overwhelmed with the number of casualties. Doctors for Iraq's network across the country reported that hospitals were lacking many medical supplies and resources to treat the injured.

Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty and US withdrawal - 2002

 A talking points document developed in response to the 2002 withdrawal of the United States from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.

Doctors Condemn Cluster Bomb Inaction. May 2007

Media Release

Thurs May 31, 2007.

MAPW deplores the recommendation of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade not to support a ban on cluster munitions, adding that the this flies in the face of growing international concern of the terrible humanitarian costs of these weapons.

 

Nobel Peace Laureates' Centennial Appeal

Nobel Peace Laureates’ committment for peace, justice and the elimination of all nuclear weapons, signed in Oslo, December 10, 2001.

Response to UMPNER draft Report

MAPW has elaborated a response to the draft report of the Uranium Mining, Processing and Nuclear Energy Review, after having presented a detailed submission to the Review outlining its concerns about health, safety, environmental damage and weapons proliferation. The file was produced in December 2006