Infamous anti-war protester shares his message with soldiers: THE MORNING BULLETIN, Jack Evans, 5 July 2019 “Banners flapped ferociously behind Graeme Dunstan as he yelled “good morning!” over his loudspeaker to the soldiers guarding the entrance to Talisman Sabre military camp. His van was surrounded by an arrangement of deck chairs and a camp fire… [Read more] Fight to ditch the Aus-US Alliance
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#DefenceExports from Australia – weapons plus abuse
There’s no honour in exporting abuse. Soldiers of the United Arab Emirates have conducted human rights abuses in Yemen. Australians from the SAS have been training them. And defence technology contracts are embedded in the training arrangements. Many have already signed the petition to stop Australian #DefenceExports to governments that abuse. If you have signed, we ask… [Read more] #DefenceExports from Australia – weapons plus abuse
Peace not welcome at Remembrance Day
Forgive us our trespasses… by Nick Deane What better day is there than Remembrance or ‘Armistice’ Day, the day the Great War ended, to express the hope that wars are no longer necessary or productive and that peace should prevail? Where else might one hope to meet others who share the view that the best… [Read more] Peace not welcome at Remembrance Day
Email: Sign the Petition! No War Exports to Saudis.
Australia has been dealing weapons with the Saudis. Christopher Pyne was in Saudi Arabia doing deals at the end of 2016. Human rights lawyers called it ‘a conspiracy of silence’ because they have refused to provide details. Australian defence ministers must guarantee that we are not arming Saudi Arabia. Sign the Petition Human rights abuses have been… [Read more] Email: Sign the Petition! No War Exports to Saudis.
The Swan Island 3 settle: Still a #ToxicSAS?
Our friends from the Victorian based #SwanIslandPeace #ToxicSAS projects, share news regarding their civil case which has been settled. We know some of you were supporting. Yours in peace, Margaret Pestorius, Wage Peace From Greg, Sam and Dave: “We wanted to update you all on our case against the Australian Defence Force. Early in the process… [Read more] The Swan Island 3 settle: Still a #ToxicSAS?
Uni Students Locked on Against War at Melb Uni
Students at Melbourne University are locked on this morning to their administration building blocking people from getting in – they are saying no to education for war. Call Melbourne University Right Now on 136352 or send them an email at email@example.com Deputy Vice Chancellor of research Jim McCluskey Dvcfirstname.lastname@example.org Tell them: “Release to the public the… [Read more] Uni Students Locked on Against War at Melb Uni
Disarm Uni Facebook sites National We are building a national grassroots campaign to represent staff, students and alumni and put an end to the relationship between Universities and Weapons Dealers. Sign up here to get involved: Sign up to #DisarmUnis @DisarmUnis Victoria Melbourne University @disarmMU @lockoutlockheed Monash University @disarmmonash Latrobe University @disarmlatrobe New South Wales… [Read more] #DisarmUnis Directory
#GiveEmtheBoot Events Coming Up in Sydney!
Public Meeting. Tuesday, July 17th Launch of the #GiveemtheBoot Project “Keep Australia Out of US Wars” LIVE FEED FROM OZANTIBASES on FACEBOOK Speakers: Senator Lee Rhiannon, Greens Senator NSW Richard Broinowski Nick Deane, Independent Peaceful Australia Network Australian Needs an Independent Foreign Policy Richard Broinowski will speak on peace for Korea and Australia’s role; Lee Rhiannon on… [Read more] #GiveEmtheBoot Events Coming Up in Sydney!
Pine Gap electricity supply and the Ausgrid controversy
By RICHARD TANTER Published in John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations 30 May 2018 The giant Pine Gap intelligence and military base outside Alice Springs consumes a great deal of electricity to operate its intelligence-gathering and analysis operations. It now appears that the Turnbull government’s rejection of a $25 bn. bid for the NSW-government owned Ausgrid electricity distribution company on national… [Read more] Pine Gap electricity supply and the Ausgrid controversy
An open invitation for all and anyone, black or white, who wants to hear or tell Frontier Wars stories this Anzac season.
Our aim is to raise awareness of the Frontier Wars in the lead up to Anzac Day, to lament the suffering caused and the injustice done and to unite in resolution to end it. [Read more] Frontier Wars