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.

Nuclear projections look shaky after Fukushima: Nic Maclellan

In recent years, concern over climate change and the environmental impact of coal-fired plants has spurred renewed interest in generating electricity from nuclear power. But nuclear industry projections for new reactor construction were looking shaky even before the post-tsunami nuclear crisis in Japan. Article by researcher Nic Maclellan: March 2011

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What has Wikileaks revealed? MAPW report, January 2011.

This MAPW report gives a brief overview of some of the the thousands of revelations already published by Wikileaks.

Cluster Munitions bill 2010: MAPW submission to Australian Senate inquiry

MAPW's submission to the Australian Senate's Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Criminal Code Amendment (Cluster Munitions Prohibition) Bill 2010. The submission covers areas of the bill that we believe are noteworthy and should be retained, as well as areas that cause great concern.

MAPW 2010 accounts

Key extracts from the final accounts for financial year 2009-2010 as prepared by MAPW's accountants.

MAPW-ICAN Bookkeeper-Administrator: key tasks - December 2010

List of key tasks for part-time book-keeper/administrator, ICANi and MAPW, December 2010

MAPW discussion paper: robotics warfare in Afghanistan: December 2010

Discussion paper on the history of robotic warfare, and in particular on the use of "drones", remotely controlled robotic aircraft, in Afghanistan. Written by Jenny Gerrand for MAPW, and published in December 2010 (with minor updates May 2011), this paper considers the new psychology of war when weapons are operated by office workers thousands of kilometres from their victims.

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MAPW Annual Report 2009-2010

MAPW's Annual Report details campaigns, Branch activities, office-bearers, and governance for the financial year 2009-2010; including reports from the Secretary, President and Treasurer.

MAPW Annual Report 2009

MAPW's Annual Report for 2009, detailing governance; campaigns and projects; Branch and student activities; international work; and reports from major office-bearers. Published October 2009.

IPPNW resolves to seek ban on uranium mining: August 2010 World Congress

IPPNWi, at its World Congress in Basel in August 2010, passed a resolution stating that uranium ore mining  is irrespo

Western Australian MAPW Annual Report 2010

The Western Australian Branch of MAPW's Annual Report for 2010, detailing governance; campaigns and projects; highlights; Branch and student activities; international work; and reports from major office-bearers. Published October 2010.

MAPW submission on ANZAC Centenary: September 2010

MAPW challenges misconceptions about Australia's role in external and internal wars, in a detailed submission to the National Commission advisingthe Government on options to mark the 2015 ANZAC Centenary. MAPW questions the lack of reference to widespread Australian opposition to our participation in the 1914-1918 war, as well as any direct reference to the violent conflict of Euro

Remembering our war dead: The case against more war memorials. MAPW statement and discussion paper, September 2010

This MAPW statement questions the wisdom of the 2010 proposal to build two large new war memorials in Canberra. It discusses the role of memorials and questions the need, the funding model, and the lack of consultation involved in their planning. Four-page document written by MAPW ACT Coordinator: Canberra resident and GP, Dr Sue Wareham. 

MAPW analysis: Afghanistan election policies, 5 August 2010

Australia’s biggest current defence deployment is to Afghanistan. Yet in early August 2010, neither of the two major political parties in Australia had released their official foreign affairs policies, or made any clear statement regarding Australia’s military contribution in Afghanistan and our future involvement in the Afghanistan war.

Sri Lanka human rights: MAPW writes to PM

This letter from MAPW President Dr Bill Williams to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, congratulates the Australian Senate on its recent resolution regarding the investigation of alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009.

MAPW briefing paper: nuclear power and public health. May 2010

A comprehensive briefing paper on nuclear power and public health, written by Dr Peter Karamoskos MBBS, FRANZCR and initially published online by the Evatt Foundation. This 20-page downloadable version includes full references. The paper discusses evidence regarding both occupational health issues for nuclear industry workers, and broader public health issues.