Melbourne : Thursday 26 November 2015 – The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) today condemned the Australia Government for risking the proliferation of nuclear weapons by confirming the sale of Australian uranium to nuclear-armed India, ignoring its own committees advice.
Uranium mining and exports
Doctors prescribe no uranium deal with India
The Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC) is under immediate attack and there was only a small window of opportunity to make our views heard to the Inquiry pannel regarding the planned changes.
Dr Sue Wareham was invited to a round-table on 17 June with the Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Treaties where she raised significant problems arising from the proposed treaty governing Australian uranium sales to the United Arab Emirates.
MAPW has presented a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties against the sale of uranium to the United Arab Emirates.