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Recent News

Parliamentary debate on going to war is long overdue

Opinion article published by the Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 20 March 2018

Stop pushing Australian Arms sales - Support the Petition

Outraged by the governments decision to make Australia a “top ten” arms dealer, Heather Porter has started an on line petition.

MAPW President awarded inaugural Rotary Peace Prize

At a ceremony held at Nara Peace Park in Canberra, MAPW National President Dr Sue Wareham was awarded the inaugural Chief Minister’s Rotary Peace Prize on Friday 23rd  February.

Open letter from MAPW to Sen. Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources

If you would like to read MAPW's open letter to Sen.

The Strategic Dilemmas in Militarising Australian Exports

The Australian government’s recent decision to adopt an ambitious new defence manufacturing plan has met with controversy. Far beyond most job-creation initiatives, Malcolm Turnbull’s plan has international ramifications.

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