IPAN National Conference 2017

The very successful IPAN National Conference was held in Melbourne 8-10 September 2017

You can listen to the excellent talks at the links below:
Assoc Prof David Vine, American University, Washington (author on US military bases around the world and US foreign policies) –  Impacts of the Global network of US military bases
Dr Alison Broinowski, Vice President of Australians for War Powers Reform –  What would an Independent foreign policy look like
James O’Neill, Barrister –  South China Sea
Prof Richard Tanter, (Nautilus Inst., Melbourne Uni) –  Obstacles to an independent foreign policy
Dr Margaret Beavis, National President, MAPW –  The real costs for Australia of US militarism
Rob Starry, Criminal Defence Lawyer –  Terrorism laws and surveillance
Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Australian Greens Defence Spokesperson –  The taboo of an Australia Independent of the US
Dr Mike Gilligan, former Defence Dept adviser –  Can Aus defend itself?
Warren Smith, National Assist. Secretary, MUA –  Peace is union business
Sung Hee Choi from Jeju Island, South Korea –  The crisis on the Korean Peninsula
Alex Edney-Browne, Ph D researcher on drones –  military funding unis
Dr Vince Scappatura –  The US lobby in Australia
Olivier Bancoult, indigenous leader from Diego Garcia –  Diego Garcia

and former Senator Scott Ludlam, at the Friday forum

Download our Conference Declaration, our Resolution on The Philippines and other Conference Resolutions