Campaign News

It’s inevitable that Australia signs and ratifies the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Keep your finger on the pulse of the campaign by reading selected campaign news below, joining our email list or following ICAN Australia on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Media Release: Nuclear Submarine Plan

CAMPAIGN NEWS:   Nuclear by stealth? Concerns grow over nuclear submarine plan President Joe Biden has today announced a partnership with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to expand military capabilities and collaboration in the...

Australia-Pacific voices present to UN meeting

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Two powerful women from Australia and the Marshall Islands were invited to present to the 2021 UN General Assembly High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day against Nuclear Tests.   Aunty Sue Coleman-Haseldine is a...

Ban School class #4: Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Speakers: Scott Ludlum, former Senator and ICAN ambassador, author of Full Circle. Ray Acheson, Director of Reaching Critical Will, author of Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy. Facilitated by ICAN co-founders Dimity Hawkins and Dave Sweeney. This...

Ban School class #3: How to End Nuclear Deterrence and Influence People

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Speakers Dimity Hawkins AM, ICAN co-founder, academic and activist who is passionate about nuclear disarmament and justice. Yhonnie Scarce, Kokatha and Nukunu artist. Dr Marianne Hanson, Ass. Prof. of International Relations at University of Queensland...

Submission to the IPAN Inquiry

CAMPAIGN NEWS:The Board of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Australia, is pleased to make this submission to the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) Inquiry on the implications and impact of the US–Australia alliance. Because...

Ban School class #2: Resistance is Forever

CAMPAIGN NEWS:The lives and homelands of indigenous people throughout the Pacific Islands and Australia have been forever changed by atomic bomb testing. Beginning in the mid-1940s until the late 1970s, world superpowers took advantage of native lands in their pursuit...

Message to Maohi Nui

CAMPAIGN NEWS: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons (ICAN) Australia extends our warm regards and solidarity for the Maohi Lives Matter event on 17 July 2021 in Papeete, Tahiti, as you mark the anniversary of the “Centaur” nuclear test in 1974.  ...

Ban School class #1: All About the Ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS:The first session of ICAN’s Ban School introduced the core principles of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and provided context on how this new agreement influences actors around the world. Aimed at both non-nuclear states and...

Australian Local Government Association endorses the ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS:The National General Assembly calls on the Australian Government to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. At its National General Assembly in Canberra today the Australian Local Government Association unanimously passed a...

What you said

CAMPAIGN NEWS: ICAN AUSTRALIA SUPPORTER SURVEY   Summary and report by David Grinszpan. The first thing we at ICAN Australia would like to do is thank all our dedicated supporters for their response to our first ever supporter survey. Your responses have been...