The Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) works for the elimination of all weapons of mass destruction and the prevention of armed conflict. We promote peace through research, advocacy, peace education and partnerships. Please use our many resources on nuclear weapons, power and waste, peace and conflicts.

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Recent News

War Memorial should ditch weapons manufacturers: Anti war organisation - by Sally Whyte, Canberra Times, 21 May 2018

In this article, published in the Canberra Times and the Age on 21 May 2018, Dr Sue Wareham OAM, (MAPW National President) explains why Australia's national war memorial should promote peace and refuse financial sponsorship from war profiteerers such as BAE Systems.

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Sign the Petition - The Australian Labor Party MUST commit to join the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban

The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) have launched a new petition calling on Labor to commit to signing and ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons:

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize and the Doomsday Clock – The End of Nuclear Weapons or the End of Us?

On May 9th 2018, an important new article was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, “The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize and the Doomsday Cl

Trump’s reckless Iran decision increases nuclear danger

May 8, 2018

International Physicians for the Prevention of War (IPPNWi) condemns the withdrawal of the United States from the international nuclear weapons agreement with Iran, announced today by Donald Trump.

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