Resources: Presentation

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.

Speech by Dr Sue Wareham to the War Memorials Forum public meeting. March 23, 2011.

A speech given by Dr Wareham at a public meeting called in response to the proposal to build two large war memorials beside Lake Burley Griffin in the nation's capital. More information on this topic can be found at

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Nuclear power: bequeathing more problems for future generations. Dr Sue Wareham March 2011

Text of presentation by Dr Sue Wareham OAM given at a Forum organised by Christians for an Ethical Society in Canberra, on 24 March 2011.

''Abolishing all Nuclear Weapons' Malcolm Fraser lecture, 2009

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser gives the 2009 Dr John Gee Memorial Lecture presented by the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and Lowy institute for International Policy. Prime Minister Fraser addresses the current state of nuclear weapons acquisition and distribution and the present danger and opportunities facing the world.

Neuroscience and social change: are we rational beings? Prof Fred Mendelsohn, 2009

Neuroscience and social change: are we rational beings? was the title of the talk given by Professor Fred Mendelsohn AO, at the MAPW Annual National Council dinner on 20 August 2009.

Kelvin Thomson MP addresses MAPW Council on nuclear treaties: August 2009

Kelvin Thomson MP chairs the Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT), which is currently undertaking an broad-ranging inquiry into Australia’s nuclear treaties. Mr Thomson addressed MAPW's National Council on 29 August 2009.

MAPW statement on detention of Tamils in Sri Lanka: August 2009

Dr Sue Wareham OAM, President of MAPW, released a statement on August 18 August 2009, regarding the detention of Tamils following the recent conflict in Sri Lanka. The statment noted that approximately 300,000 Tamils are still detained in refugee camps in Sri Lanka and the health effects are of grave concern.

Sue Wareham speaks at ASEAN Landmine Victim Assistance meeting

Dr Sue Wareham, President for MAPW, recently gave a speech at the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in regards of landmines and the effects they have on victims.

Hiroshima Day 2009: John Langmore address, St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne

Professor John Langmore addressed a special service in commemoration of Hiroshima Day, at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne on 6 August 2009. His speech considers the ethical questions involved in the possession and use of nuclear weapons; and what should be done about this problem.

Presentation from the 2009 ICNND meeting by Tilman Ruff

Tilman Ruff visited Moscow in June 2009 for the the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament meeting.

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change

This presentation documents environmental impacts of uranium mining and of the other steps to production of nuclear power; health and nuclear weapons risks; and sustainable alternatives.  Prepared by La Trobe University student Courtney Dea

MAPW 2008: Nuclear power is not the answer to climate change (short version)

This presentation presents key points on carbon emissions and other environmental impacts involved in production of nuclear power; other risks; and sustainable alternatives. More detail is included as notes and references.

MAPW 2008: No more arms fairs: statement launch, Festival of Peace and Remembrance

Dr Sue Wareham gave this speech at Adelaide's Festival of Peace and Remembrance on 9 November 2008. Dr Wareham launched a statement signed by 36 diverse organisations, calling for governments to cease supporting arms exhibitions, and to support industries that promote wellbeing; and launched 12 new fact sheets on the global weapons trade, and spoke about human suffering caused by wars.

MAPW 2008: Elininating nuclear weapons - the next steps

Dr Sue Wareham, President, MAPW made this dinner presentation to New Zealand's National Consultative Committee on Disarmament (NCCD) workshop: "Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: Exploring the Next Steps"; Wellington, 18 October 2008. Dr Wareham gives an update on Australia, including uranium sales and nuclear power, and considers strategies for nuclear aboliti

Nuclear Weapons: MAPW presentation 2006

For over sixty years now, the world has lived with the threat of nuclear destruction. Nuclear weapons are essentially instruments of terror. No other weapon matches their ability to devastate and destroy.

Making a bequest to MAPW

This one-page flyer explains how leaving a bequest to MAPW can support our work for peace. It outlines some types of bequests, and suggests that members may like to consider including a bequest to MAPW in their will.