Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Events 2022

Aug 3, 2022 | 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 has not been active in coordinating events, ICAN representatives speaking at events have been listed in the details below. 

To add an event to this list please contact australia@icanw.org

ACT – Ngambri/Canberra 

Saturday 6 August
Hiroshima Remembrance
11 am, Rotary Peace Bell, Nara Park.

Northern Territory – Mparntwe / Alice Springs 

Saturday 6 August
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance Vigil: Never Again! (Minute’s silence at 8.45 am)
8am –  9am, Uniting Church Lawns 

Information and contact:
Click here for Google Maps location
Contact: aspatt2016@gmail.com.au

Saturday 6 August
3rd Yami Lester Memorial Address: ‘Half-lives and half-truths: The nuclear industry in Australia’
6pm – 9pm,
Witchetty’s (Araluen Arts Centre)
Featuring Dave Sweeney, ICAN Co Founder and Board Member.

Information and contact
0450 474 043

Queensland – Meanjin / Brisbane 

Saturday 6 August
“Remembrance Day. Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Never Again!”
11am, Assembling at Reddacliff Place, 266 George Street Brisbane (outside the Casino)

Information and contact:

South Australia – Tarndanya / Adelaide

Friday 5 August
No More Hiroshimas, No Nuclear submarines, No First Use of nuclear weapons, No Nuclear Industry, Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
12.30 pm, Beehive Cnr (Rundle Mall & King Williams st)

Information and contacts:
Click here for Facebook Event 
contact: nonuclearsubssa@protonmail.com

Victoria – Narrm / Melbourne 

Saturday 6 August
No More Hiroshimas, No Nuclear Submarines, No AUKUS, Free Julian Assange
Followed by a march to Trades Hall to join the cultural event Singing for Hiroshima Day.
12.30 pm, State Library, Swanston street

Information and contact:
Click here for Facebook event 
contact: noaukusvic@gmail.com

Saturday 6 August
Singing for Peace on Hiroshima Day 2022 
2.15 pm, Victorian Trades Hall, Lygon Street, Carlton
3 Melbourne choirs will lead the audience in songs for peace
Speaker: Dr Margaret Beavis, ICAN Co-Chair.


Western Australia – Boorloo /Perth

Saturday 6 August
Rally for Julian Assange and Hiroshima – Never Again
11 am, Forrest Place, Perth

Information and contact:
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New South Wales – Warrane /Sydney

Saturday 6 August
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Never Again
2pm, Sydney Town Hall Square

Information and contact:
Click here for Facebook event


New South Wales – Wollongong

Saturday 6 August
Hiroshima Day Commemoration
7.30am, Crown St Mall

Information and Contact:  
Click here for Facebook event
contact:  wollongongagainstwarandnukes@gmail.com