Nuclear accidents

Dr Margaret Beavis

Position within MAPW: 
President
Contact: 

mjbeavis@outlook.com.au or via MAPW office, 03 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

Professional Qualifications: 
MBBS, FRACGP
Current field of medicine: 

General Practice

Special areas of interest: 
Nuclear weapons, nuclear industry, environment, human costs of war
Background: 

Dr Beavis is committed to the abolition of nuclear weapons, and the end of the hazardous nuclear industy. Her concerns for the human costs of war have led her to work as a volunteer GP with Melbourne's Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. She also has a particular interest in health and the environment, both on a global scale, and in her local community.

Nuclear power in Japan

A presentation given to the MAPW National Council Forum on September 3 2011 by Professor Richard Tanter, Nautilus Institute for Security and sustainability. The presentation focuses on what happened at Fukushima, the situation now, the health and environmental consequences and the implications for the future of the nuc

Fukushima and public health

Presentation given to the MAPW National Council Forum on September 3 2011 by Associate Professor Tilman Ruff, Australian chair of ICAN. The presentation discusses the Fukushima disaster and its public health consequences and implications.

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Public Meeting: Aftermath of Fukushima

Event Date: 
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

The Victoria Greens party, in association with the Australian Greens Global Issues Group, invites you to a public meeting on the implications of the Fukushima tragedy with a speaker who has recently toured the area. 

IPPNW expert publication on Fukushima

IPPNW and its affiliates released a number of media statements, interviews and reports regarding the Fukushima nuclear crisis. These various expert reports, interviews and fact sheets have now been compiled into a single publication explaining the current situation from a health and medical perspective.

Fukushima and global health

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/07/2011 - 10:00
Location: 
Melbourne

An expert panel, chaired by Mia Urbano from the Nossal Institute for Global Health, will debate and discuss the social, economic and political dynamics of the nuclear industry in Japan including plutonium re-use, radiation exposures and risks, and the public health response.

Japan concealed data during crisis: Lateline 10/06/2011

Dr Peter Karamaskos, MAPW treasurer and Australian public representative on the Radiation Health Committee of the Australian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Committee speaks to Ali Moore on the failure of the Japanese government to inform and protect its citizens.

Japanese government conceals data: Lateline Friday June 10th.

Dr Peter Karamaskos, MAPW treasurer and Australian public representative on the Radiation Health Committee of the Australian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Committee speaks to Ali Moore on the failure of the Japanese government to inform and protect its citizens.

"No nuclear power" action

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/06/2011 - 11:00
Location: 
Melbourne
“Japanese for Peace” is holding an event in Melbourne on the 11th of June marking 3 months since the start of Japan’s latest nuclear disaster.
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