IPAN National Conference

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network, to which we belong, held its annual national conference in September. Hosted in Melbourne by the Maritime Union, its theme “War, Peace & Independence: Keep Australia out of US Wars” had common themes of...

ICAN News

On August 11, I attended a Disarmament Dinner organised by ICAN, to celebrate the historic UN adoption of the treaty to abolish nuclear weapons. ICAN began in Australia, and speakers outlined the history of this movement and called for support to encourage the...

‘Land of Mine’ Film Review

After 5 years of brutal occupation by German forces, at last Denmark has the upper hand. Opening scenes show long lines of defeated German troops shuffling along a road, while a Danish sergeant fluent in German oversees them from his vehicle. What causes him to pick...

War in the Pacific : Project Update

Safe Ground researchers will embark on a detailed research in three Pacific Island Nations beginning in September. The researchers will look at the effects of ERW (explosive remnants of war) on civil populations over 70 years since the end of WW2. The aim is to...