3CR Radio – Shining the spotlight on Australia’s unabated defence spending – 29 Aug 2020

Radio 3CR (Victoria) –  show features interviews with two organisers for peace, Annette Brownlie of the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN), and Margie Beavis from the Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW). Annette speaks about RIMPAC 2020, Continue reading 3CR Radio – Shining the spotlight on Australia’s unabated defence spending – 29 Aug 2020

GetUp Petition – re $270 billion in military spending – Morrison, get your priorities right

Scott Morrison, get your priorities straight! Australia is in the midst of a devastating economic crisis, and Scott Morrison wants to spend billions of dollars on long-range missiles and new weapons systems.1 Now more than ever, we need increased funding Continue reading GetUp Petition – re $270 billion in military spending – Morrison, get your priorities right

MILITARISM: AUSTRALIA’S FOUNDATIONAL MYTH by Paul Daley

Paul Daley: Militarisation of Australian History Speech published with kind permission of Medical Association for Prevention of war..  For a link to the speech on the MAPW Website, see here. Guardian columnist, journalist, novelist and playwright Paul Daley was MAPW’s Continue reading MILITARISM: AUSTRALIA’S FOUNDATIONAL MYTH by Paul Daley

Don’t Buy into War – military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would have, if invested in other sectors.

The Job Opportunity Cost of War – Heidi Garrett Peltier Military spending by the federal government is often considered a vital support to employment and economic recovery.  However, military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would Continue reading Don’t Buy into War – military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would have, if invested in other sectors.

Don’t buy into war: Turnbull Government rushing in the wrong direction with arms industry – Media release 29 January 2018

Australia should be a nation that leads the world in promoting peace not war Government expenditure on health, education or transport will provide more jobs growth than an equivalent expenditure on the Defence industry The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network Continue reading Don’t buy into war: Turnbull Government rushing in the wrong direction with arms industry – Media release 29 January 2018

Weapons or Well-being: Dr Margie Beavis, Forum at Melbourne University, August 2017

Weapons or Well-being Melbourne University Forum on Lockheed Martin Collaboration In August 2017, a forum was held to discuss Melbourne University’s collaboration with Lockheed Martin, the world’s biggest weapons manufacturer. “Weapons or Wellbeing” was put on by the student branch Continue reading Weapons or Well-being: Dr Margie Beavis, Forum at Melbourne University, August 2017

Militarisation of education – Talk at the IPAN conference, September 2017

The following is a talk from the 2017 IPAN conference in Melbourne, by Alex Edney- Browne Alex Edney-Browne, Ph D researcher on drones –  Drone warfare and Militarisation of education The following is a quote from an article titled ‘ Continue reading Militarisation of education – Talk at the IPAN conference, September 2017