Nuclear chain

India uranium sales would increase nuclear war risk: MAPW, 15 November 2011

MAPW media release calling on on the Australian Government and the Australian Labor Party to lead the world towards the abolition of nuclear weapons, rather than risking nuclear weapons proliferation by selling Australian uranium to nuclear-armed India.

India uranium sales would increase nuclear war risk: MAPW key resources

The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) has called on the Government and the ALP to lead the world towards the abolition of nuclear weapons, rather than risking nuclear weapons proliferation by selling Australian uranium to nuclear-armed India.

MAPW fact sheet: Nuclear waste Q & A, November 2011

MAPW fact sheet written by Dr Peter Karamoskos on the nature of the radioactive waste to be deposited at the proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station. This four page fact sheet debunks the myth that a central radioactive waste repository is needed for nuclear medicine.

Q & A: Traditional owners speak on BHP

Event Date: 
Wed, 16/11/2011 - 18:15 - 20:15
Location: 
Melbourne

On the eve of the Annual General Meeting of BHP Bilington Traditional Owners fighting to protect their homelands from BHP will discuss their concerns.

  • Date: Wednesday 16 November, 2011
  • Time: 6.15pm, Welcome to Country 6.30pm
  • Venue: Meeting Room 1, Trades Hall, cnr Victoria and Lygon Streets Carlton

ACPD report: October 2011 : Radionuclide release from Fukushima nuclear power plant

A report by ACPD (Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions) on releases into the atmosphere of xenon-133 and caesium-137 from the Fukushima power plant. The report, published 21 October 2011 concludes that the amount of xenon-133 released into the atmosphere at the time of the Fukushima disaster was greater than that released at Chernobyl by a factor of 2.5.

MAPW submission to SA Parliament re Roxby Downs Bill: October 2011

MAPW submission to the Select Committee of the South Australian Parliament, on the Roxby Downs (Indenture Ratification) (Amendment of Indenture) Amendment Bill 2011.

Politicians receive medical visits to inform of uranium export hazards

MAPW members have begun visiting politicians and leading ALP members to advise them of the health hazards of exporting uranium, in particular to India. Our visitor from Princeton University, nuclear physicist Dr MV Ramana, will also be visiting and meeting with key politicians during his visit to Australia as a guest of ICANi, in the first week of November.

MAPW National Newsletter Spring 2011

MAPW 2-page newsletter contains overview of current campaign activities including Afghanistan anniversary, Sri Lanka, asylum seekers, cluster bombs, and nuclear waste. Mailed to members 19-24 October 2011, with Annual Report.

Film premiere: Dirt cheap; thirty years on

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/11/2011 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

An updated version of the 1980 film, Dirt Cheap, 30 years on...the story of uranium mining in Kakadu tells the story of how Ranger uranium mine was imposed on the Mirarr people in the late 1970s. The film also provides contemporary insight into the Mirarr's experience with Ranger and Jabiluka.

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