Australia

Read the MAPW submission to the Foreign Affairs & Trade White Paper on Foreign Policy - submitted February 28 2017

On 28th February 2017, MAPW made a submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade white paper on Australian Foreign Pollicy. 

(Click here to read the submission in full).

The key recommentations are as follows,

MAPW Submission to Foreign Affairs white Paper February 2017

MAPW submission to Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade White paper

February 28 2017

Carolyn Holbrook: Remembering WW1: 2015

Historian Carolyn Holbrook spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum in Fremantle on Australia's commemoration of World War One. She argued that the way we remember past wars influences, for good or ill, our attitude to current and future wars.

Carolyn Holbrook: Remembering WW1: 2015

Historian Carolyn Holbrook spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum in Fremantle organised by the Western Australian branch, on Australia's commemoration of the centenary of World War One. She argued that the way we remember past wars influences, for good or ill, our attitude to current and future wars.

Poor sick Iraq: Peter Wigg - 2014

A discussion of what we shoulld now do for the sick country of Iraq, as if it was our patient.

Eureka Stockade 160 year Anniversary : for a just and democratic Australia

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/12/2014 - 18:00
Location: 
The Eureka Hotel, Crn. Victoria & Church Streets Richmond, Victoria

Speakers start 7.00pm

Clare Wright –Historian and author of award winning book “The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka”,  the women of Eureka.

Dr John Falzon –  Social Justice Advocate,   CEO,   St. Vincent de Paul "The fight for justice has not stopped"

MAPW Arms Trade Treaty project 2013-15

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The Australian arms industry. MAPW: Peter Wigg - 2013

An October 2013 account by MAPW member Dr Peter Wigg of the Australian arms industry. This was once largely state-owned and geared towards providing for the needs of Australian forces. From the 1980s it has been the deliberate policy of federal and state governments to privatise it and to promote the export of military products to generate revenue.

Honest history newsletter May 2013

In 2014 a new website on "Honest history" will be launched. In the meantime there will be an emailed newsletter, of which this is the first.

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