Graeme Dunstan veteran peace worker and cultural activist reports from the fourth annual Frontier Wars Story Camp. Australian’s cultural understanding of war is based on the silences and lies surrounding the frontier violence which occurred during settlement. Peace workers in Australia have been working for many years to challenge the way Anzac is conceptualised as… [Read more] The Frontier Wars Story Camp 2018 at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy
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By symbolically destroying the Australian Military Sales Catalogue today, we demonstrate our opposition to the Government spending $3.8 billion our tax money to promote the manufacture and export of weapons of war, that only bring death and misery to overseas countries. The Government’s active promotion of weapons sales must stop. We demand that… [Read more] Public Destruction of the “Australian Military Sales Catalogue”
Dr Brendan Nelson AO and Graeme Dunstan, Peacebus Captain, have been dialoguing about Anzac, peace and lamentations from when Dr Nelson was first appointed Director of the Australian War Memorial in December 2012. Graeme conducted the first Anzac eve Peace Vigil in 2011 but relations with the then director, Major General Steve Gower AO, Graeme’s… [Read more] Frontier Wars: A dialogue with Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, Anzac season 2018.
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?
The Cairns Post in September published the following list of participants to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation Hamilton Island Junket conducted last May around the time of their $444 million windfall. It’s wasn’t only the Finance and Fossil Fuels folk but the Merchants of Death were present too: Boeing, Aecom and GE. Climate and Militarism… [Read more] Speed Dating on Hamilton Island: The Weapons Manufacturers Meet the Miners