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

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.

IPPNW supports WMA condemnation of the arrest of Turkish Medical Association leaders

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNWi) joins the World Medical Association in expressing grave concern over the arrests of leaders of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA).

US's new nuclear policy 'a blueprint for war', Nobel peace laureate says

(Published by The Guardian, 6 February 2018)

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons founder describes weapons review as ‘a chilling document’ that echoes cold war era.

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