Killer Robots - New Arms Race & How Australia is Involved

Event Date: 
Thu, 17/08/2017 - 18:30 - 20:30
The Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, SURRY HILLS, 2010
Part of the popular "Politic in the Pub" series hosted by the Gaelic Club Speakers:  Professor Toby Walsh, Dept. Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW.

Dr Sue Wareham, Vice President, Medical Assoc. for Prevention of War. 

Women's March to Ban the Bomb!

Event Date: 
Sat, 17/06/2017 - 12:00
Outside Defence Minister, Marise Payne's office, Jessie Street Centre, Macquarie Street, Parramatta, NSW

Move the Money Rally - How would you spend the money?

Event Date: 
Sat, 22/04/2017 - 11:00 - 13:00
Town Hall Square, Sydney, NSW

The Government plans to spend $50 billion on submarines and $17 billion on F35 planes ….

We say: Move the money from wars and weapons to human services and convert military industries into civilian use.

Rally for Refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/04/2017 - 14:00
Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park North, Sydney

Speakers include:
MARK MOREY Secretary, Unions NSW
SAMUEL PHO Vietnamese refugee and Salvation Army National Secretary
SUE WAREHAM Medical Association for the Prevention of War

More information https://www.facebook.com/events/1790212824567225/

ICAN Roundtable Meeting Sydney 10 Feb 2016

information regarding Sydney round table meeting 

Australia and the Ban Treaty Negotiations in 2017 - a round table discussion with ICAN for partner organisations and friends

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:00 - 12:30
Amnesty International 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, Sydney

In one of its final acts before the end of 2016, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution launching negotiations for a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons in 2017. The first of two negotiating sessions will begin in March.

Tom Uren Memorial Fund - Disarmament Dinner

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/02/2017 - 18:30
345 Edgecliff Rd, Edgecliff, Sydney, NSW 2027

Tom Uren's vision for the world was one without nuclear weapons. This year will take us far closer to that goal, when states gather at the United Nations to negotiate a new treaty to ban nuclear weapons. 


Hiroshima - Never Again March & Rally

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2016 - 13:00
Hyde Park North, Sydney NSW 2000

Peace Rally to remembers the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, 71 years ago.

for more information contact Hannah Middleton at Defending_Peace_discussion@yahoogroups.com

MAPW National Conference

Event Date: 
Sat, 29/10/2016 - 10:00 - 17:30
Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Road, Glebe, NSW, 2037

This year MAPW's National Confernece will take place in Glebe, Sydney NSW

The conference will explore such topics as,

- the growing crisis for refugees

- the increase in attacks on hospitals and health workers in conflict zones,

- the campaign for a global ban on nuclear weapons and the positive progress made this year

Punks for West Papua

Event Date: 
Tue, 24/05/2016 - 19:00
Sydney University, Eastern Avenue Auditorium and Lecture Theatre Complex (entry of City Road)

Speaker : West Papuan leader Benny Wenda 

Suggestion donation ($10 ,  $5 concession, students etc.)

All proceeds go to support the  United Liberation for West Papua (ULMWP) and will help West Papuan leaders in their lobbying campaign of regional and international governments. 

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