During Talisman Sabre in Rockhampton, as the US and Australian military arrived for the exercises, I asked a soldier, “What are you thinking about war on Iran?” They squirmed. “Not something I’m thinking about, ma’am,” they said. They lied. Australia has committed a frigate, a reconnaissance plane and 200 troops to support the USA in… [Read more] Preparing to oppose war on Iran
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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?
“So you wanna do something to stop this crazy rise in Australian militarism?” It might have been the Government Duopoly’s prescribed month: “Militarism May”. Brendan Nelson proudly proclaimed he invited corporate weapons manufacturers such as Lockheed and BAE to build advertising installations to commemorate their weapons at the Australian War Memorial – @AWMemorial. A new Cooperative Research… [Read more] Militarism May: the Rise and Rise of Australian Militarism
The Swan Island 3 Settle Activists from the Victorian based #SwanIslandPeace #ToxicSAS projects, share news below regarding their civil case which has been settled. From Greg, Sam and Dave: “We wanted to update you all on our case against the Australian Defence Force. Early in the process the Commonwealth stepped in and took vicarious liability for… [Read more] #ToxicSAS – Toxic in Afghanistan – Toxic in Australia: Activists Sue ADF