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Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School, December 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler. RN , PhD. National Vice President , Medical Association for Prevention of War, Australia.

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.

Melissa Parkes: Preventing war: 2015

Melissa Parkes, Federal member for Fremantle, spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum organised by the Western Australian branch on Australia's commemoration of the centenary of World War 1. She described the tendency to romanticise war in this commemoration, and the important alternative of thinking in terms of prevention.

 

Civilian toll is enormous - The AGE letters page, Wednesday 29th April 2015

The AGE  letters page,  Wednesday 29th April 2015

Civilian toll is enormous

MAPW Statement in Commemoration of World War 1

                MAPW  STATEMENT  IN  COMMEMORATION  OF   WORLD  WAR  1

Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser AC CH (1930-2015)

The National Council and staff of MAPW were very saddened to hear of the death this morning of Malcolm Fraser. We wish to pass on our sincere condolences to his family.

SA Royal Commission Draft Terms of Reference Ignore Health Impacts of Nuclear Industry

 

Press Release by MAPW & Public Health Association of Australia

A Nuclear Free Snap Shot of 2014

The following article has been compiled by Dave Sweeney, Nuclear Free Campaigner at the Australian Conservation Foundation. It's a timely reminder to us all of what has been achieved over the last year. 

A nuclear free snapshot

Austria pledges to work for a ban on nuclear weapons

Humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons must initiate treaty process in 2015

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates calls for action to ban nuclear weapons

The 14th meeting of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place in Rome from December 12 to 14 2014. The initiative attracts Nobel Peace Prize laureates, high-profile leaders and organizations from around the globe. This year's edition is dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela and is entitled: “Peace.