Peace Not War: Art that takes a stand

10 November – 10 January “Peace Not War: Art that takes a stand” Australian and international artists stand up for human rights, addressing peace, war, violence, homelessness, indigenous issues, refugees. Artists include: Mirka Mora, Shaun Tan, Noel...

South China Sea

Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) Statement on South‐China Sea Disputed Territories IPAN National Co-ordinating Committee members are concerned by the escalating hostilities in the South-China Sea…

2016 national annual conference

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN), representing more than 30 peace, anti-war, community organisations and unions from around Australia, held its third National Conference in Alice Springs…

The IPAN Statement

In February 2003, unprecedented numbers of people joined the largest demonstrations in recorded history to oppose the invasion of Iraq. They were right; there were no weapons of mass destruction and war was not the answer. Learning from recent history, we, the...

Individual endorsements

In addition to the organisations who signed on to the IPAN  statement the following individuals have given their endorsement: Mueen Albreihi Kathleen Green Becky Ng Marlou Abaja James Grieve Simon Niblock Stephannie Abusa C Griffith Lyn Nicholls Dr Paul Adams B...

Organisations endorsing the IPAN statement

The following organisations have endorsed the IPAN statement AUSTRALIAN ANTI-BASES CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE AUSTRALIAN NUCLEAR ALLIANCE WESTERN AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN PEACE COMMITTEE Australia East Timor Friendship Association (SA) BAN THE BASES! Network Phillipines BAYAN...

Jobs not arms race

Australia needs positive jobs not a new arms race The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) is alarmed by the Australian Government’s comments following statements by a front runner for US Secretary of State, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, that President-elect...

Air Strikes

Response to announced Australian air strikes against IS in Iraq – 3rd October 2014 A national peace group has responded to the PM’s announcement of renewed Australian military participation in the middle east with a warning, that another war is unlikely to solve...