Resources: Report

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.

Honest history newsletter May 2013

In 2014 a new website on "Honest history" will be launched. In the meantime there will be an emailed newsletter, of which this is the first.

Fukushima radiation: 2012 report

UN special Rapporteur Anand Grover's report (advance unedited version) on mission to Japan from 15-23 November 2012.

2013 map of US bases in Australia

Updated map of US bases ans US-Australian joint facilities in Australia. Prepared May 2013 by Richard Tanter (cartography by John Waddingham).

MAPW EO position May 2013: Advertisement

Position description and advertisement, May 2013. Applications close Wednesday 12 June 2013. (Before applying, please also read the additional details document.)

MAPW EO position May 2013: additional details

Further details on duties and employment conditions for potential applicants

Disarmament double-speak : 2013 booklet

At a recent meeting of parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty in Geneva, the Australian government refused to sign on to an 80-nation statement declaring that any use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences.

MAPW submission on sale of uranium to UAE

MAPW submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding the proposed agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on co-operation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

Australia's military relationships

Australia's military relationships is the seventh in MAPW's War and militarism series.

MAPW submission to the Productivity Commission, April 2013

The Uranium Industry Association is trying to stop federal regulation of uranium mining. This is a copy of MAPW's submission to the productivity commission, written by Dr Margaret Beavis.

The USA-China Stand-off

Speech given by Dr Sue Wareham, Vice President of MAPW, to the Sydney Peace and Justice Coalition 10 April 2013.

Origins of war in the context of international trade: Ian Buckley - 2013

Drawing on the observations and wise counsel of Eighteenth Century Scottish economist philosopher Adam Smith and others, MAPW member Dr Ian Buckley argues in a 22 page essay that the origins of war in the modern world are to be found in the government-sanctioned exploitative and aggressive style we have adopted in the conduct of international trade, and rues the missed opportunity for trade to

IPPNW letter urges Korean and US leaders to prevent use of nuclear weapons:

A 5 April 2013 letter from IPPNWi Co-Presidents - including MAPW's Tilman Ruff - to the leaders of North and South Korea an

Iraq ten years on: How highly did the children rate

From the IPAN forum held in Melbourne19 march 2013 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, this is the presentation given by MAPW President Dr Jenny Grounds.

Ian Maddocks: MAPW life member; Senior Australian of the Year 2013

An MAPW tribute to Professor Ian Maddocks as a model socially responsible physician with a brief account of his contribution to Third World medicine, palliative care, and the abolition of nuclear weapons.

Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: MAPW, 2013

The Strange Difficulty of Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: a paper written by psychiatrist Dr Peter Wigg in early 2013 discussing the international weapons trade in the light of his recent experiences caring for victims of war in the Middle East, and describing negotiations at the UN to establish the first ever international treaty controlling the trade in arms.