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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.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Events 2022

CAMPAIGN NEWS: This August 6 and 9 mark the 77th anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. All across Australia, communities will gather to commemorate these sombre anniversaries. We have listed some of these events below.While ICAN Australia...

Troubled Waters: nuclear submarines

CAMPAIGN NEWS: In September 2021 the Australian, UK and US heads of state announced a new partnership "AUKUS" and their intention to assist nuclear-powered submarines for Australia. The Australian Government is currently undergoing an 18-month scoping period on this...

Overview: Vienna Declaration and Action Plan

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Last week saw the momentous first Meeting of State Parties (1MSP) in Vienna for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). At this meeting, representatives and delegates adopted two major documents, setting out a framework for implementing...

Sachertorte #6: Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW, Day 3

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Sachertorte: a famous Viennese chocolate cake. Easier to eat than to pronounce correctly. Used here to provide a slice of the action for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria. Thursday 23 June First Meeting of States Parties...

Statement from people impacted by nuclear testing

CAMPAIGN NEWS: To the Prime Minister and Parliament of Australia “Our stories and hopes are stronger than your weapons and fears”June 2022 On 19 June 2022, members of the Yankunytjatjara, Kokotha, Adnyamathanha, Dieri, and Kuyani peoples and civil society came...

Sachertorte #5: Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW, Day 2

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Sachertorte: a famous Viennese chocolate cake. Easier to eat than to pronounce correctly. Used here to provide a slice of the action for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria. Tuesday 22 June First Meeting of States Parties...

Statement on victim assistance at 1MSP

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Peace Boat statement on Victim Assistance at the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Jun 22, 2022 Peace Boat's Meri Joyce presented an abbreviated version of the following statement at the First Meeting of...

Sachertorte #4: Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW, Day 1

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Sachertorte: a famous Viennese chocolate cake. Easier to eat than to pronounce correctly. Used here to provide a slice of the action for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria. Tuesday 21 June First Meeting of States Parties...

Sachertorte #2: Nuclear Ban Forum (Day 2)

CAMPAIGN NEWS:Sachertorte: a famous Viennese chocolate cake. Easier to eat than to pronounce correctly. Used here to provide a slice of the action for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria. Sunday 19 June ICAN Nuclear Ban Forum Day 2...