Vic

Peace in Australia, the untold story

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/08/2015 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne

Australia 1946 – 1976: From ANZAC to Vietnam : 

Choral Eucharist with Prayers for Peace in the World on Hiroshima Peace Day

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/08/2015 - 10:30
Location: 
St Paul's Cathedral, Flinders Street, Melbourne,

Commemorate Hiroshima Peace Day with a festive Choral Eucharist in the presence of Her Excellency Keiko Haneda, Consul-General of Japan and members of the Japanese community. 

Hiroshima : 70 years

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/08/2015 - 18:30 - 20:30
Location: 
Kaleide Theatre, RMIT - 360 Swanston St, Melbourne

The International Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons (ICANi) invites you to a special screening of the extraordinary historical drama "Hiroshima" (1953), directed by Hideo Sekigawa.

MAPW Vic Branch Dinner

Event Date: 
Tue, 14/07/2015 - 18:30 - 20:30
Location: 
The Last Jar, crn Queensberry & Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne

The Year to Ban Nuclear Weapons - ICANi Director Tim Wright talks about the failed nuclear non-proliferation treaty review conference and the international push for a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons outright.

Cost : $35 

RSVP : Carole Wigg pwi62930@bigpond.net.au

A painting can stop a bullet from being fired! Lecture by artist William Kelly

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 19:30
Location: 
Brunswick Library, 233 Sydney Road / Cnr Dawson St - enter via Dawson St Brunswick, Melbourne 3056

Bill Kelly is an international artist, human rights advocate and “Creative Fellow” at the State Library of Victoria. He will present a personal perspective on Australian and international artists over the past 100 years whose work and life have addressed the idea of peace rather than war.

The War to End All Wars - an evening of conversation and music on ANZAC Eve

Event Date: 
Fri, 24/04/2015 - 19:30
Location: 
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

Speakers: Peter Cundall, Kellie Merritt & Adam Bandt MP
Music: Melbourne Singers of Gospel, Shaking the Tree & Students from Brunswick Secondary College

MAPW Vic Branch Dinner Meeting

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/05/2015 - 18:30
Location: 
Last Jar Pub, crn Queensberry & Elizabeth Street's Melbourne

Nic Maclellan works in the Pacific Islands as a correspondent for Islands Business magazine (Fiji) and has co-authored three books on nuclear issues in the islands region: La France dans la Pacifique (Editions la decouverte, Paris), After Moruroa – France in the South Pacific (Ocean Press, New York and Melbourne) and&n

Rise of the Orwellian State: Australia's approach to surveillance and counter terrorism

Event Date: 
Wed, 29/04/2015 - 17:30
Location: 
Room G08, Ground Floor, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Vic

Significant reforms to Australia’s national security laws are on foot. Legislation was passed last year to expand ASIO powers in relation to computer networks, to increase penalties for revealing details of secret intelligence operations, and to restrict the travel of persons perceived as threats to Australia’s security.

Worldwide Reading: Commemorating the centenary of the Armenian Genocide

Event Date: 
Tue, 21/04/2015 - 18:30
Location: 
Athenaeum Library, Level 1 Collins Street, Melbourne

We will read and listen to the poems, songs, essays and novels of writers, artists and

What really happened at Gallipoli? Separating the history from the myth

Event Date: 
Thu, 23/04/2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Clemenger Theatre, National Gallery of Victoria,

Robin Prior, author of Gallipoli: The End of the Myth, and Carolyn Holbrook, author of Anzac: The Unauthorised Biography, will join La Trobe Emeritus Professor and Ideas and Society Convenor Robert Manne in a special Anzac event - “What Really Happened at Gallipoli?

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