Resource, December 2010: The Australian Federal Government is under pressure to overturn policy banning the export of uranium to India. This is controversial because India is a nuclear weapons state and has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT ). The debate has important implications regarding Australia’s professed leadership on nuclear weapons non-proliferation and disarmament.
Media Statement, 14 December 2010: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Australia has today welcomed statements made by Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd that Israel must demonstrate greater transparency by allowing international inspectors into its nuclear facilities. Read more »
Peter Karamoskos, 14 December, 2010: On several occasions in recent years uranium mining companies have brought guest speakers to Australia to argue that low-level radiation exposure is not only harmless but actually good for you. To promote such marginal views without any counter-balance is self-serving and irresponsible and it may be time for governments to step in to provide that balance. Read more »
James Norman and Jim Green, December 2nd, 2010: Tensions remain high in North Korea this week, as the US has chosen to show its support for its South Korean allies by participating in joint military exercises in the Yellow Sea. Read more »
Media statement, 12 November 2010: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Australia is deeply disappointed at Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s ratification of a nuclear cooperation agreement that will see Australia selling uranium to Russia. Read more »