Who we are
IPAN is a network of organisations around Australia – community, faith and peace groups, trade unions and concerned individuals – aiming to build public dialogue and pressure for change to a truly independent foreign policy for Australia – one in which our government plays a positive role in solving international conflicts peacefully.
An independent and peaceful Australia
Advocate for an independent and peaceful Australia, free of foreign military bases, and free of interventions by other foreign Governments, corporations, or vested interests, that at present seek to exert undue influence in shaping Australia’s foreign and defence policies in a manner that diminishes Australia’s sovereignty
We acknowledge the traditional custodians the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and respect their continuing culture. We acknowledge their country was violently seized 230 years ago, and affirm that genuine independence of Australia cannot be achieved without a just and sovereign Treaty with the indigenous people of this land.
The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network
This speech was an address by Gillian Hunter to a rally in Adelaide on 21st September 2019 (International Day of Peace), WAR & ENVIRONMENT 2-1
Report on the rally by Shirley Winton, IPAN National Committee member: Report on Melbourne Rally for IDP 2019 Alexia Fuentes talk 21 Sept 2019 Bryda Nicholls talk 21 Sept 2019 Danny Myszka talk 21 Sept 2019 Oneal Waromi talk 21 Sept 2019 Patrick Newbold Talk 21 Sept 2019 Shirley Winton talk IPAN 21 Sept 2019 […]
Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) MR No war on Iran – end the war in Yemen 17 Sept 2019 pdf MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 September 2019 No War on Iran – End the War in Yemen IPAN Condemns the bombing of the Saudi oil refineries US led military action on Iran […]
Media Release – Australia shows contempt for International rules-based order in joining with the US in the Persian Gulf, 21 August 2019
Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) MR 21 August 2019 – Australia shows contempt for rules-based order MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21st August 2019 Australia shows contempt for an international rules-based order, agreeing to join the US and UK with a naval, air and ADF personnel presence […]
Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th August 2019 No ! to US Missiles in Australia ! No ! to joining the U.S. in a battle with China ! “The suggestion that the Northern Territory should be host to American intermediate-range missiles, floated […]
MEDIA RELEASE IPAN MEDIA RELEASE Naval support for US in Iran 4th August 2019 No Australian Naval Ships to the Straits of Hormuz Independent and Peaceful Australia Network delegates at the 2019 national conference have called for Australia to reject any US invitation to send Australian military forces and ships to participate in a naval […]