fbpx

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.

2MSP summary

CAMPAIGN NEWS:The Second Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons took place at the United Nations in New York from 27 November to 1 December 2023. 94 countries and over 700 civil society delegates participated. The Australian...

ICAN Australia calls for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

CAMPAIGN NEWS:STATEMENT: ICAN Australia calls for immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza November 2nd, 2023 ICAN Australia supports the urgent calls of the United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza...

Media Release: The Black Mist and The Ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS:MEDIA RELEASE: First Nations atomic survivors and civil society organisations call on the Australian government to sign the nuclear weapon ban treaty, seventy years after the first Emu Field atomic test. Today is the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear...

Civil Society Statement: The Black Mist and the Ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Seventy years after the Emu Field atomic tests: First Nations survivors and civil society organisations call on the Australian government to sign the nuclear weapon ban treaty. October 15th is the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear weapon that was...

Wati Ngintakanya Wankani (Waking the Perentie Man) webinar

The 70th anniversary of the first mainland nuclear weapon test at Emu Field in South Australia is coming up on 15 October. To commemorate this date and raise up the call for the nuclear weapon ban, we are delighted to co-host a webinar with Karina Lester, ICAN...

Ban Advocate Profile: Brian Arnell

Ban Advocate Brian Arnell, 50, is a communications adviser and lives in Geelong with his wife and three children. 13th Sept, 2023 As a child, growing up in the American West in the 1980s, Brian Arnell felt the spectre of nuclear war loom large. “I have pretty clear...

International Day Against Nuclear Tests 2023

CAMPAIGN NEWS:In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests to increase awareness and education about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their...

Media Release: Labor re-commits to signing nuclear weapon ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS:A promise that now needs to be progressed: Labor re-commits to signing treaty banning nuclear weapons 18th August, 2023 The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) welcomes the reaffirmation of Labor’s commitment to sign and ratify the...