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Submission to AUKUS review

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry on the ‘Treaty’: Agreement between the Government of Australia, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Government of the United States of America...

First Meeting of States Parties – Vienna 2022

The First Meeting of States Parties to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will take place at the United Nations Office in Vienna from 22 to 24 March 2022.  At this inaugural meeting, States Parties to the TPNW (nations who have ratified the...

Get involved in direct advocacy to help end nuclear weapons!

Three out of four people want the Australian Government to sign and ratify the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, but it hasn’t happened yet. The government’s position does not reflect the will of the people, and they are trying to get away with it. We...

ANFA statement on nuclear submarines

CAMPAIGN NEWS: AUSTRALIAN NUCLEAR FREE ALLIANCE Statement 26 October 2021 NO NUCLEAR SUBMARINES FOR AUSTRALIA   Since 1997 the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (ANFA) has brought together Aboriginal people and civil society groups concerned about existing or...

ACTU supports the ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS: At their September Executive meeting, the Australian Council of Trade Unions officially endorsed the below policy in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. As an ICAN partner, the ACTU joins with two dozen other union bodies in...

Nuclear-powered submarines: briefing note

CAMPAIGN NEWS: ICAN Australia has major concerns regarding the Australian Government’s proposed acquisition of nuclear submarines through the AUKUS partnership. While Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed that Australia is not seeking to establish a nuclear...

WA Labor backs the ban

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Over the weekend WA Labor held its conference and an ICAN stall was there to talk with delegates about the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Dozens of parliamentarians, unionists, delegates and Labor members stopped by to talk and hold...

What’s everyone saying about the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal

CAMPAIGN NEWS: It's been all over the headlines with opinion pieces, public commentary and movement statements abounding. Here we collate statements from civil society organisations with a diversity of perspectives. ICAN Australia, Nuclear by stealth? Concerns grow...

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...