How To: Virtual March

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has reached its 50th ratification, a landmark moment on the path to a world without nuclear weapons! On 22 January 2021 the treaty will enter into force, entrenching the illegality of nuclear weapons in international law.



In the period between the 50th ratification and the entry-into-force of the treaty, we invite you to take action! We can’t gather in big numbers, but there’s another way to show your face. Photos!

By organising a quick photograph and uploading it to social media, you can help share the good news that the treaty is here to stay!  Send us your photos (australia@icanw.org) for the virtual march which is now rolling on the front page of our website. We will also share them with our missing-in-action Government when the treaty enters into force.


1. Print out one of the A3 posters below, or make your own.

2. Take a picture!

3. Upload your picture to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and:

  • Write a post about why you want Australia to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • Use the hashtags #NoExcuseForNukes and #NuclearBan
  • Tag Prime Minister Scott Morrisson, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and @ICAN_Australia
  • Remember to set your post to ‘public’
  • Optional: ‘check-in’ to add your location

Suggested messages:

The #nuclearban treaty will soon enter into force. @ScottMorrisonMP, you’re on notice. We won’t stop fighting until Australia gets on the right side of history and joins the ban! There is #NoExcuseForNukes.

Congratulations to every nation that has joined the Treaty. Now it is Australia’s turn. We call on you @ScottMorrisonMP @AlboMP to join us up to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, There is #NoExcuseForNukes!

I don’t want nuclear weapons used in my name. @ScottMorrisonMP @AlboMP, there is #NoExcuseForNukes! It’s time to ratify the #nuclearban treaty.

Things to remember:

  • If your post is not public, only your friends will be able to see it.
  • Use the hashtags so that we can easily find your posts online.
  • Share this guide in the ‘comments’ section of your post and invite other people to join the fray.
  • You can even do it on Zoom! For example: