Australia

Australia's military relationships

Australia's military relationships is the seventh in MAPW's War and militarism series.

The USA-China Stand-off

Speech given by Dr Sue Wareham, Vice President of MAPW, to the Sydney Peace and Justice Coalition 10 April 2013.

Kindling the fire: Anzac Eve 2013 Canberra flyer

Flyer for ACT Anzac Eve lantern-light vigil, Wednesday 24 April 2013, with a number of speakers and participants including the Chorus of Women

World military expenditure falls, but China, Russia’s spending rises, and Australia still a big spender

World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, a fall of 0.5 per cent in real terms since 2011, according to figures released today by SIPRIi.

MAPW submission to Defence White Paper

MAPW submission to the 2013 Defence White Paper. The submission was written by Dr Jenny Grounds and focuses on the implications of the Australia-US military alliance, military spending, the narrow definition of "security" and possible conflicts of interest.

Let's talk about Iraq

Dr Sue Wareham, MAPW Vice-President, argues in today's Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers that the 10th anniversary of the massive anti-war demonstrations around Australia and across the world, is a fitting occasion for an inquiry into Australia's participation in the Iraq war.

IPAN statement for signatures

Statement calling for an independent Australian foreign policy, expressing particular concerns about the basing of foreign troops in Australian territory: including the stationing of US marines in Darwin; the presence of the Pine Gap surveillance facility; the use of West Australian naval facilities by US warships and the possibility of US military aircraft and warships being stationed at Stir

Independent and Peaceful Australia Network: statement

Statement calling for an independent Australian foreign policy, expressing particular concerns about the basing of foreign troops in Australian territory: including the stationing of US marines in Darwin; the presence of the Pine Gap surveillance facility; the use of West Australian naval facilities by US warships and the possibility of US military aircraft and warships being stationed at Stir

Australia's trade in arms: MAPW paper 6, Michelle Fahy, October 2012 (printer version)

No 6 in MAPW's War and Militarism series, this paper, written by researcher and writer Michelle Fahy, looks at Australia's arms export industry, the lack of transparency and information on this significant trade, and the need for international regulation.

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