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
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!
Dear Minister @MarisePayne Australia is a country that calls itself an open and accountable democracy. We aim to show other countries how to act in a humane way to their citizens. So I was appalled to hear from a friend about events in September 2014. Protesters were hooded, zip-tied and had their clothing cut from… [Read more] @MarisePayne “I call upon you to restore Australian’s reputation by fighting this culture of abuse.”