Booklet: The Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty: ICAN, November 28, 2017

Booklet: The nuclear weapons ban treaty November 28, 2017 Nuclear weapons threaten the very survival of humanity and our entire living planet. Their effects transcend national boundaries and span generations. They are immoral, illegitimate and now – at long last –...

The Streaker’s Defence: Alison Broinowski, 23 June 2013

By Alison Broinowski – Wednesday, 26 June 2013 It takes a particular kind of courage for people in public life to admit that they got something wrong, even after their error is publicly obvious. All three leaders who planned and executed the 2003 invasion of...

Nuclear Weapons Watching Brief: ICAN, June 2014

download original: Nuclear Weapons Brief.pdf WATCHING BRIEF: NUCLEAR WEAPONS Facts and Figures The current state of the nuclear weapons stockpiles is as follows: USA 7,700 warheads Russia 8,500 warheads U.K. 225 warheads France 300 warheads China 250 warheads India...

Speaker Notes from the 2014 IPAN National Conference

Welcome to Darwin   by   Justin Tutty Arguments for Downsizing Anzac   by   David Stephens Senator Michael Ronaldson, the Minister for the Centenary of Anzac, says that the forthcoming centenary will be the most important period of commemoration in our history. I beg...

December 2015 – Statement on recent Mass Killings

War-Terrorism-War: Can the Victims Tell the Difference? The recent attacks on civilians in Mali, Paris, and Lebanon have been attributed to and/or claimed by ISIL, and although we must all be cautious about the tendency of armed groups to claim “credit” for others...

Statement marking the centenary of World War I

August 2014 Monday August 4th marks one hundred years since the beginning of World War I – The “war to end all wars”. Over that time, the human race has failed to change radically enough to see anything near an end to the violence and catastrophe that war inevitably...