Australia's military

MAPW supports Bill for parliamentary approval for wars

MAPW has supported a Bill before Australia's Parliament, which would require the Parliament to give approval before Australia sends troops to an overseas war.

Stories from the Peace Convergence

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/09/2009 (All day)

Jessica Morrison will be sharing her stories from the Peace Convergence and the braoder resistance to the Talisman Sabre military training exercises. Photos, video footage and stories will be shared.

  • When: Tuesday 1 September
  • Where: Trades Hall.

MAPW calls for carbon audit of "wargames"

MAPW has asked Federal and Queensland politicians to support their request for the Australian Government to conduct a carbon audit of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises currently being held in Central Queensland.

Talisman Sabre military exercises 2009 - MAPW letter to parliamentarians

MAPW has written to all Federal and Queensland politicians, raising concerns about the financial and environmental costs of the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises being held in Central Queensland in July 2009.

Talisman Sabre: leafletting and vigil

Event Date: 
Mon, 13/07/2009 - 16:00
  • When: Monday 13 July, 4pm
  • Where: Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Contact: Shirley Winton 0417 456 001

Organised by Spirit of Eureka

Talisman Sabre 09 Vigil

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/07/2009 - 12:00 - 14:00
  • When: Friday 10 July, 12 – 2 pm
  • Where: outside St Patrick's Cathedral (corner of Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne)
  • Contact: Wes Campbell 0431 847 278
  • Organised by Pax Christi


MAPW Fact Sheet: Talisman Sabre, July 2009

MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham prepared this fact sheet on the Talisman Sabre joint US-Australian military exercises. The fact sheet outlines environmental and strategic risks of these "war games".

MAPW prepares for military exercises

THURSDAY 25 JUNE. Talisman Sabre, which are major joint US and Australian military exercises, occur every two years in Queensland and the Northern Territory. MAPW has criticised these, as the exercises cause the environment to suffer greatly, and are also a threat to Australia's security.

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