ICAN is a coalition of non-government organisations in one hundred countries advocating for all nations to sign, ratify and implement the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Our work in Australia is focused on building public support and political commitment for this goal.

Below is a list of media releases and news stories featuring Australia and the ban.

Media Releases

13.06.23 Atomic Survivors travel thousands of kilometres to call on PM to sign nuclear weapon ban treaty

25.04.23 Time to END policy of Extended Nuclear Deterrence

14.03.23 Nuclear-powered submarines dramatically increase proliferation risks

17.02.23 No [air] space for ambiguity with nuclear-capable B-52s

25.01.23 Doomsday Clock Announcement Signifies Nuclear Threat is Greater Than Ever

22.01.23  Parliamentarians plea for a world without nuclear weapons

09.11.22  Australia must make its own decision on nuclear weapons treaty

23.09.22  Ten independents call for progress on nuclear ban treaty

20.06.22  Former Ambassadors urge PM to join nuclear ban treaty

18.06.22  Australia to attend first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW

20.02.22  Doomsday Clock: Australia’s imperative to step up on nuclear weapons

09.12.21  Quit Nukes: most major Australian superannuation funds invest in nuclear weapons despite United Nations treaty

16.09.21  Nuclear by stealth? Concerns grow over nuclear submarine plan

27.01.21  Doomsday Clock announcement amidst new opportunities to progress nuclear disarmament

22.01.21  Nuclear weapons banned as historic UN treaty becomes international law

25.10.20  50 countries ratify ban: major breakthrough as nuclear weapons treaty achieves legal threshold

06.08.20  United religious call for Australia to join nuclear ban

26.05.20  Backgrounder: nuclear testing and Australia

24.10.19  New campaign calls for Australia’s super funds to “Quit Nukes”

05.08.19  Australia’s nuclear choice: lawfare or warfare

11.06.19  Order of Australia recognition for ICAN co-founders

18.12.18  Labor commits to join the UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

15.12.18  Australia can join nuclear ban treaty and maintain US alliance, say Harvard lawyers

10.12.18  Nobel laureates urge Labor’s national conference to support nuclear weapons ban

03.10.18  Australian Nobel Peace Prize laureates, one year on

17.09.18  ICAN cylists set to arrive in Canberra – with bells, whistles and the Nobel Peace Prize

28.08.18  Nobel Peace Ride treks to Canberra to urge new Foreign Affairs Minister to act on nuclear ban

01.08.18  New Zealand joins nuclear ban treaty; Australia remains opposed

07.03.18  Australian super funds exclude producers of banned nuclear weapons

24.01.18  National tour: atomic bomb survivors call for Australia and Japan to join nuclear ban treaty

17.01.18  Alert: national tour calls for Japanese and Australian Governments to join nuclear weapon ban treaty

10.12.17  Australia’s Nobel Peace Prize recipients call on Australian Government to act now on a nuclear weapons ban

08.12.17  Australian-born ICAN to be awarded Nobel Peace Prize this weekend in Oslo

23.11.17  Foreign Policy White Paper fails on nuclear disarmament

20.11.17  Australian-born Nobel Peace Prize: upcoming award ceremony

23.10.17  Ninety Australian groups call for Government to sign nuclear ban treaty

07.10.17  Press Conference: Nobel Peace Prize 2017

06.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize for 2017

21.09.17  Australia absent as world leaders sign historic UN disarmament treaty

20.09.17  DFAT rooftop protest demands action on nuclear disarmament

15.09.17  It’s time to sign: Australia urged to support UN nuclear weapons ban

10.07.17  Australia must now sign historic UN nuclear weapons ban treaty

10.07.17  Pacific campaigners welcome UN nuclear weapons ban treaty

08.07.17  Historic UN nuclear weapons ban treaty adopted

07.07.17  UN poised to adopt nuclear weapons ban treaty on Friday

04.07.17  UN nuclear weapons ban treaty expected this Friday, 7 July

17.06.17  Australia’s Karina Lester urges UN nuclear weapons ban treaty to recognise impact on Indigenous peoples

15.06.17  Australia urged to end boycott as UN nuclear weapons ban treaty talks begin

13.06.17  UN talks to ban nuclear weapons resume Thursday – without Australia

13.06.17  A call to action for health professionals to work towards a nuclear weapons ban

31.05.17  Australia to watch webcast of UN disarmament negotiations rather than participate

23.05.17  ICAN welcomes draft treaty to ban nuclear weapons

25.03.17  Australia isolated on UN nuclear treaty boycott

22.03.17  Many faiths, one call: Australian faith groups urge action on nuclear weapons ban

16.02.17  Australia’s boycott of UN nuclear disarmament negotiations

24.10.16  United civil society call on UN Day for Australia to support a nuclear weapons ban treaty

26.09.16  Pine Gap: 50 years as Australia’s prime nuclear target

21.06.16  Nuclear bombs to attend Bishop-Plibersek policy debate

20.06.16  Bishop urged to stop weaselling and support ban on nuclear weapons

04.04.16  Australian and Marshall Islander nuclear test survivors demand a ban on nuclear weapons

08.09.15  Abbott faces nuclear test on uranium exports to India

04.12.14  Australian nuclear test survivor to give testimony to over 150 governments in Vienna

02.10.13  ALP’s backflip on nuclear disarmament

20.11.13  AUSMIN talks: time for Australia to end its reliance on US nuclear weapons

News Online

11.08.23 Melissa Park to head anti-nuclear weapon group, Guardian Australia blog

11.08.23 Anthony Albanese trip to US could dampen ALP stoush over AUKUS, The West Australian, Katina Curtis

11.08.23 Melissa Parke to spearhead anti-nuclear weapons campaign as Oppenheimer thrusts issue into spotlight, ABC Online, David Weber

27.07.23 ‘Everyone Can Help Forge A Safe Ending To What Oppenheimer Began’, Associate Prof. Tilman Ruff AO, University of Melbourne Pursuit

04.07.23 Australian survivors of the British nuclear testing regime visit Canberra to demand Recognition, Respect and Repair, Greens WA, By Gem Romuld and Jemila Rushton

19.06.23 ‘We could see the bones in our hands’: Bomb test survivor’s fight, Douglas Smith, Adelaide Advertiser

14.06.23 Survivors want PM to sign treaty to ban nuclear weapons, The Canberra Times (and multiple other outlets) Rudi Maxwell / AAP

14.06.23 Karina’s father went blind at Emu Field. Now, she’s fighting for a treaty on nuclear weapons, SBS/NITV/AAP, Rudi Maxwell

24.05.23 An Open Letter to the Australian Government from concerned scholars regarding the AUKUS Agreement,  Pearls and Irritations

19.05.23  Albanese urged to take stand against nuclear weapons during G7 summit in Hiroshima – Guardian Australia, Daniel Hurst

10.05.23 ‘Warrnambool called upon to sign ICAN cities appeal’ – Warrnambool Standard, Aaron Smith

05.05.23 ‘Meet the Australian director of a Nobel prize-winning organisation.’ – Illawarra Flame, Genevieve Swart

17.04.23 “No timeline on Labor election commitment to sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.” – Guardian Australia, Daniel Hurst

04.04.23 Would the US alliance survive?’ Signing nuclear weapons treaty comes with risk – The Age & SMH, Matthew Knott and Paul Sakkal

30.03.23 Why Do We Still Have Nuclear Weapons?Australian Institute of International Affairs, Tilman Ruff

24.03.23 AUKUS Gets Awkward Down Under A controversy threatens to blow the alliance’s nuclear submarine deal out of the water – Foreign Policy, Maddison Connaughton 

15.03.23 Nuclear issues escalate under AUKUS – Cosmos, Petra Stock

14.03.23 Amid criticism, Canberra says submarine deal won’t violate anti-nuclear pacts – La Prensa Latina Biligual Media

14.03.23  Explained | AUKUS submarine deal sparks nuclear proliferation concerns. Here’s why – WIO News, Nishtha Badgamia

14.03.23 AUKUS created for fighting’: Push for Indonesia to refuse access to subs The Age, Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies

14.03.23 What is the Aukus submarine deal and what does it mean? – Guardian Australia, Ben Doherty and Daniel Hurst

23.02.23  Towards Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Global Nuclear Disarmament? – INDepth News, Neena Bhandari

08.02.23 Penny Wong overruled department by sending observer to anti-nuclear treaty meeting – Guardian Australia, Daniel Hurst

22.01.23  Australia must play an active role in ending nuclear arms race, cross-party MPs urge – Guardian Australia, Daniel Hurst

29.10.22  Australia drops opposition to treaty banning nuclear weapons at UN vote Guardian Australia – Daniel Hurst

29.10.22  ‘Small but important step’: Australia’s shift on treaty banning nuclear weapons applauded SBS

29.10.22  Australia abstains from vote on UN nuclear weapons treaty News.com – Hamish Spence

29.10.22  Australia drops nuclear weapon opposition Canberra Times – Finbar O’Mallon

29.10.22  Australia drops opposition to landmark treaty banning nuclear weapons The Irish Times – Daniel Hurst

29.10.22  Australia abstains from vote on UN nuclear weapons treaty The West Australian – Hamish Spence

29.10.22  Australia drops opposition to treaty banning nuclear weapons Triple M

23.09.22  Independent MPs push for government to sign treaty outlawing nuclear weapons Guardian Australia Live – Ben Doherty

22.06.22  MP Susan Templeman represents Australia at landmark nuclear weapons ban treaty in Vienna Blue Mountains Gazette

20.06.22  Australia yet to sign up to treaty banning nuclear weapons but will attend UN meeting as observer Guardian Australia – Ben Doherty

20.06.22  Nuclear test survivors’ plea for Australia to sign treaty, as they speak at UN meeting ABC News – Bethanie Alderson

07.03.22  Wollongong reacts to prospect of nuclear subs base on our doorstep Illawarra Mercury – Connor Pearce

05.03.22  Why the world should not underestimate Putin ‘going nuclear’ Herald Sun – Tilman Ruff

08.12.21 Union leaders demand super funds dump nuclear-linked companies Australian Financial Review – Michael Read

16.09.21  Australian nuclear submarine plan ‘wrong direction at the wrong time’ Nobel prize-winning group says Guardian Australia – Ben Doherty

16.09.21  Anti-nuke campaigners prepare for a new battle Australian Financial Review – Mark Ludlow and Julie Hare

28.08.21  Australia’s deteriorating role in global peace Saturday Paper – Brian Toohey

27.07.21 Bayside City Council supports nuclear prohibition Mirage News

01.07.21 NGA endorses nuclear weapons ban Local Government Focus

23.05.21  Fallout from nuclear tests at Maralinga worse than previously thought ABC News – Gillian Aeria and Evelyn Leckie

03.05.21  Shoalhaven council wants to abolish nuclear weapons South Coast Register – Liam Cormican

29.04.21  ICAN addresses Mt Isa City Council after nuclear appeal pledge The North West Star – Derek Barry

28.04.21  Nobel peace medal on display in Mt Isa The North West Star – Derek Barry

10.02.21  Karina Lester urges Australia to sign treaty banning nuclear weapons SBS – Rachael Hocking

10.02.21  Mount Isa City Council supports nuclear weapons ban North West Star – Derek Barry

25.01.21  ‘Everybody’s got something at stake’: the push for Australia to sign historic treaty The Courier – Hayley Elg

24.01.21  ACT politicians join calls for Australia to sign nuclear ban treaty Canberra Times – Jasper Lindell

24.01.21  Calls for Australian commitment to anti-nuclear treaty City Hub – Allison Hore

22.01.21  WHO worries that Melbourne University’s links to arms industry will threaten joint medical research The Guardian – Paul Daley

22.01.21  Canberrans invited to mark nuclear weapons ban Canberra Weekly – Erin Cross

22.01.21  Japan, the only country to experience a nuclear attack, refused to sign a UN treaty banning nuclear weapons ABC News – Jake Sturmer and Yumi Asada

21.01.21  New nuclear treaty will be ‘ineffective’: DFAT Sydney Morning Herald – Anthony Galloway

21.01.21  Nuclear weapons, some enabled from Pine Gap, on wrong side of law Alice Springs News – Kieran Finnane

10.12.20  Crescent Wealth recognised for its stance against nuclear weapons Wealth Adviser

04.09.20  Ballarat councils rejects ICAN anti-nuclear campaign The Courier – Alex Ford

11.08.20  75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing marked Green Left – Jim McIlroy

05.02.20  Locals spread anti-nuclear message West Coast Sentinel – Luca Cetta

05.02.20  Peace Prize arrives with anti-nuke message Ballarat Times – Alistair Finlay

01.02.20  Nobel Peace Prize heads to Ballarat with visions of nuclear-free world The Courier – Greg Gliddon

24.01.20  The Doomsday Clock is closer than ever to midnight. Here’s why that matters 7 News – Alicia Lee and Kelly Burke

11.01.20  How Iran’s path to nuclear weapons got easier after US killing of top commander The New Daily – Samantha Dick

22.11.19  Australia’s ‘Quit Nukes’ Campaign Targets Superannuation Funds In Depth News – Neena Bhandari

06.11.19  Dave Sweeney talks Nobel Prize and working against nuclear weapons The Weekly Times – Sarah Hudson

20.09.19  The Look at the National Portrait Gallery: Doctor sees another side of himself in exhibition portrait Canberra Times – Steve Evans

28.08.19  Phillip Island’s quiet Nobel Peace Prize winner Phillip Island & San Remo Advertiser

26.08.19  Nuke outlook bleak: Nobel peace winner The Australian – Victoria Laurie

09.08.19  ICAN director in the Alice Centralian Advocate – Alyce Mokrzycka

06.08.19  Lord Mayor unfurls anti-nuclear advocacy The Mercury

06.08.19  City flags anti-nuclear stance on Hiroshima Day Mirage News

06.08.19  Australia urged to sign and ratify the nuclear weapons ban treaty In Depth News – Neena Bhandari

05.08.19  Michael Kirby urges Australia to sign up to nuclear weapon ban treaty The Guardian – Lisa Martin

19.06.19  Ruff gets AO Benalla Ensign – Simon Ruppert

10.06.19  Thornbury’s Dimity Hawkins appointed Member of the Order of Australia Herald Sun, Preston Leader

31.05.19  Council backs anti-nuclear campaign Augusta Margaret River Times – Warren Hately

12.04.19  Nobel winner Tilman Ruff in Hobart tonight to speak about banning nuclear weapons The Mercury

11.04.19  Mural a noble message of peace Herald Sun, Preston Leader

18.12.18  Bill Shorten wins cautious agreement on foreign aid, recognising Palestine and nuclear ban treaty Sydney Morning Herald – Michael Koziol

17.12.18  Labor locked in negotiations on nuclear ban treaty The Australian – Primrose Riordan

03.11.18  Nobel calling The Herald Sun – Brigid O’Connell

09.10.18  Canberra trip an important journey for Sue The West Coast Sentinel – Luca Cetta

21.09.18  Kokatha elder says government should ‘change its mind’ on nuclear treaty NITV News – Brooke Fryer

13.09.18  View the Nobel Peace Prize medal in Gundagai, The Gundagai Independent – print only

12.09.18  ICAN Noble Peace Ride: a wheely good cause Yass Tribune – Hannah Sparks

12.09.18  Enlightening Benalla Ensign – Simon Ruppert

10.09.18  Nobel Peace Prize put on show at Albury library as part of bike trip from Melbourne to Canberra The Border Mail – Anthony Bunn

09.09.18  Nobel Peace Prize winners International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons travel through region The Border Mail – Sophie Boyd

07.09.18 ICAN is biking into Benalla this Friday Triple M News – Ebony Reeves

05.09.18  Riding for disarmament Benalla Ensign

03.09.18  Anti-nuclear weapons campaigners on their bikes, nobel peace prize in tow NITV News – Brooke Fryer

02.09.18  Nobel Peace Ride: Cyclists carry medal to Canberra, urging end to nuclear weapons SBS News – Biwa Kwan

02.09.18  Cyclists set out on nuclear ban campaign AAP, Yahoo News, Daily Mail Australia

10.08.18  Treaty of Rarotonga celebrated in Samoa Samoa Observer

09.08.18  Pacific Islands leading the way on global nuclear weapons ban One PNG

29.03.18  Is it okay that some of Australia’s largest unis are investing in weapons Triple J Hack – Avani Dias

03.03.18  Two of us: the Melbourne co-founders of a Nobel Prize-winning movement Good Weekend – Rosamund Burton

28.02.18  Nuclear weapon testing killed and blinded Aussies in our own backyard, but Australia isn’t among the 122 countries that banned them The Women’s Weekly / Now to Love – Kate Wagner

21.02.18  How to dismantle an atomic bomb: a witness to Nagasaki offers a lesson in survival Neighbourhood Paper – Jackie Dent

07.02.18  ‘End of nuclear weapons or end of us’: survivors call on Australia SBS News – Rachel Lockart

05.02.18  US’s new nuclear policy ‘a blueprint for war’, Nobel peace laureate says The Guardian – Ben Doherty

05.02.18  Boat activists want nuclear weapons banned News.com.au – Rachel Gray

05.02.18  Nuclear bomb survivors glide into Sydney on Japan’s Peace Boat SBS News – AAP

20.12.17  Nuclear deterrence a myth The Korea Herald – Choi He-suk

19.12.17  Nobel Prize an honour West Coast Sentinel – Luca Cetta

13.12.17  ‘The birth defects are heart-breaking’: Australia is ‘totally radioactive’ sixty years after Hiroshima-sized nuclear tests, claims fallout survivor The Daily Mail – Sam Duncan

12.12.17  Nobel award for ICAN resonates in nuclear-tested Marshall Islands Pacific Island News Association

12.12.17  Invisible Killer: Australia still ‘totally radioactive’ after Britain laid waste to outback with Hiroshima-sized nuke tests 60 years ago, survivor claims The Sun – Victoria Craw

12.12.17  Australia still ‘totally radioactive’ 60 years after Hiroshima-scale nuclear tests News.com – Victoria Craw

11.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN urges Australia to sign treaty and avoid nuclear disaster SBS News – Biwa Kwan

11.12.17  Nuclear annihilation ‘one tantrum away’, Nobel peace prize winner warns The Guardian – Ben Doherty

11.12.17  ‘Prevent the end of us’: Nuclear powers urged to ban the bomb Sydney Morning Herald – Gwyladys Fouche

11.12.17  Melbourne anti-nuke campaigners vow to continue fight after receiving Nobel Peace Prize The Herald Sun

11.12.17  Aussies’ Nobel Prize ‘straight to the pool room’, now give us global nukes ban The Age – Carolyn Webb

11.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN urges nuclear disaster ‘one tantrum away’, urges nations to adopt treaty ABC News

11.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize: does an Australian-born anti-nuke group’s award achieve anything? ABC News – James Glenday

11.12.17  Australian Nobel Prize winners warn total nuclear annihilation and the deaths of millions is just ‘one tiny tantrum away’ The Daily Mail – Yael Brender

10.12.17  ‘Bittersweet’: Lester family celebrates their contribution to ICAN’s 2017 Nobel Peace Prize win NITV News

10.12.17 Nobel Prize for Australian anti-nuke group Perth Now – Kaitlyn Offer

10.12.17  Melbourne group to accept Nobel Peace Prize Sky News

10.12.17  Australian anti-nuclear group ICAN to accept Nobel Prize in Norway SBS, The Australian

10.12.17  Turnbull Government criticised for not congratulating ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize ABC News – James Glenday

10.12.17  Anti-nuke group slams Malcolm Turnbull for ignoring its Nobel Prize The New Daily – James Glenday

09.12.17  Aus anti-nuke group to accept Nobel Prize AAP, The Daily Telegraph

05.12.17  Call for CSOs to end nuclear use The Fiji Times – Lice Movono

01.12.17  US, UK to snub ban-the-bomb Nobel winners AAP

30.11.17  World spotlight shines on Maralinga horror AAP – Lisa Martin

29.11.17  Yami’s daughters take up anti-nuclear fight National Indigenous Times – Wendy Caccetta

23.11.17  Anti-nuclear campaign wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize The Northsider – Jo Rittey

26.10.17  Australia’s Nobel Peace Prize winners finally got conrats from the government Buzzfeed – Josh Taylor

24.10.17  A peace prize that’s deserved Red Flag – James Plested

23.10.17  Nobel peace prize winners urge Australia to sign treaty banning nuclear weapons The Guardian – Ben Doherty

23.10.17  Gisborne crane campaign takes flight against nuclear weapons Macedon Ranges Leader – Barry Kennedy

22.10.17  Canberra doctor Sue Wareham part of Nobel peace prize winning team Canberra Times – Finbar O’Mallon

17.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons set to expand Herald Sun, Preston Leader – Ed Gardiner

16.10.17  Locals proud of Nobel prize effort West Coast Sentinel

16.10.17  Peace prize a big win for group Moreland Leader – Emma Hastings

12.10.17  Nobel winner Tim Wright calls for Richard Marles and Sarah Henderson to become nuclear disarmament advocates Geelong Advertiser, Daily Telegraph – Harrison Tippet

11.10.17  Malcolm Turnbull chided for ‘silly’ snub to Nobel peace prize-winning group The Guardian – Oliver Laughland

11.10.17  Australia’s Nobel Peace Prize winners expected a little more love from the PM Buzzfeed – Brad Esposito

10.10.17  ‘Horror, humour and hope’ getting ICAN’s message through nuclear disarmament circus Crikey – Sally Whyte

10.10.17  ICAN’s Nobel Prize an opportunity to revisit disarmament and the US alliance The Canberra Times Editorial, Brisbane Times

09.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize gave Indigenous victims of nuclear arms a platform, campaigner says Buzzfeed – Amy McQuire

09.10.17  Barwon Heads’ own Tim Wright a Nobel Peace Prize laureate after International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins The Advertiser

09.10.17  Nobel prize but PM has no time for peaceniks The Australian – Sean Parnell

09.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize winners snubbed by Australia’s Prime Minister Asian Correspondent – Max Walden

09.10.17  Australian anti-nuclear weapons NGO wins Nobel Peace Prize Probono Australia – Luke Michael

08.10.17  Pine Gap crusaders win Nobel Prize NT News – Hayley Sorensen

08.10.17  Half-a-dozen Melbourne activists to Nobel prize winners: how ICAN is fighting nuclear weapons SBS – Gareth Boreham

07.10.17  Nobel peace prize winners thought it was a hoax The Age – Timna Jacks

07.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize: Aussie-born International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins The Australian

07.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize winners ICAN urge Australia to sign nuclear weapons treaty SBS

07.10.17  International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize SBS

07.10.17  Nobel Peace Prize awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ABC News

07.10.17  Indigenous anti-nuclear activist tells of her personal work with Nobel Prize-winning ICAN ABC News – Karen Percy

07.10.17  Aussie Nobel Peace Prize winners chuffed as they fight against nuclear weapons The West Australian and News.com – Jacqueline Le

07.10.17  Aussie disarmament group tickled pink its peace work paid off with a Nobel Prize The New Daily – Jacqueline Le

07.10.17  How a Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign won the Nobel Peace Prize The New Daily

07.10.17 What is ICAN and how did it win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize? ABC News – Jessica Haynes

06.10.17  Nobel peace prize awarded to Melbourne-born International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons The Age – Melissa Cunningham

21.09.17  Junko Morimoto, author of My Hiroshima, urged Malcolm Turnbull to sign nuclear weapons ban treaty ABC News – Anna Henderson

21.09.17  Hiroshima survivor from Northbridge gave a final plea to Malcolm Turnbull before passing away North Shore Times – Ben Graham

20.09.17  Antinuclear protestors climb the Department of Foreign Affairs building in Canberra News.com, Perth Now – Claire Bickers

20.09.17  Protestors scale Canberra DFAT building Yahoo News, AAP, SBS – Roje Adaimy

20.09.17  Nations to sign nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers Voux Magazine – Alfred Griffith

20.09.17  DFAT protestors let off without charge The Australian – Greg Brown

19.09.17  Anti-nuclear weapons protestors scale Australian building The Washington Post, New Jersey Herald, ABC News US, Arab News – Rod McGuirk

06.08.17  Hunter Peace Group marks Hiroshima Day Newcastle Herald – Helen Gregory

10.07.17  Australia’s refusal to join nuclear arms ban treaty “gutting” to Aboriginal victims Buzzfeed – Amy McQuire

10.07.17  ‘Time’s up’: Australia urged to join nuclear weapons ban SBS World News

08.07.17  Australia on ‘wrong side’ of nuclear weapon ban The Australian, AAP – Belinda Merhab

06.07.17  Ludlam, not Australia, in New York for nuclear weapons ban treaty talks SBS – Andrea Nierhoff

24.06.17  Rose and Karina Lester: how illness has driven our anti-nuclear campaign work Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend – Rosamund Burton

22.06.17  South Australian woman Karina Lester presents anti-nuclear speech to United Nations in New York Adelaide Advertiser – Erin Jones

17.06.17  Anti nuclear group to march through city 9 News – AAP

17.06.17  SA rally to call for nuclear weapons ban 9 News – AAP

16.06.17  The government has got ‘amnesia’ when it comes to Australia’s dark nuclear testing history NITV News – Amanda Copp

23.05.17  UN panel releases draft treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons The Guardian – Ben Doherty

14.04.17  Art initiative highlights Australia’s conflicted stance on nuclear weapons Nikkei Asian Review – David Hopkins

12.04.17  Maralinga survivor speaks at anti-nuclear UN conference in New York City West Coast Sentinel – Luca Cetta

30.03.17 Survivors speak out as UN negotiations nuke ban Huffington Post – Ariel Conn

30.03.17  The Future of Humanity Depends on Banning Nuclear Weapons Huffington Post – Yves Daccord (ICRC) and Judy Slatyer (Australian Red Cross CEO)

29.03.17  Japan and Australia harshly criticized for no-show at UN nuke ban talks The Japan Times, Manila Bulletin

28.03.17  Australia skips UN nuke-ban treaty talks Herald Sun, Sky News, The Courier Mail, Yarrawonga Chronicle, Pacific Islands News Association – Michelle Nichols, Reuters

28.03.17  Politicians defer position on nuclear ban SBS, NT News – AAP, Pat Griffiths

28.03.17  UN nuclear treaty: Australia plays deputy sheriff as US ‘Sheriff’ baulks at ban The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Examiner, The Courier – Daniel Flitton

28.03.17  Australia, allies skip ‘unrealistic’ nuclear weapons ban treaty talks at the United Nations ABC News, SBS, Radio Australia – ABC/Reuters

28.03.17  Why scientists are signing an open letter calling for a total ban on nuclear weapons ABC News, The Conversation – Toby Walsh and Rob Brooks, UNSW

28.03.17  Negotiations to ban nuclear weapons begin, but Australia joins US boycott The Guardian – Ben Doherty

27.03.17  Harrowing testimony of nuclear bomb test survivor reinforces urgency of ban campaigners Pressenza International Press Agency

26.03.17  Calls for Australia to reverse plans to boycott nuclear weapons talks The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Newcastle Herald – Daniel Flitton

25.03.17  Australia should help ban the bomb  The Age – Editorial, Alex Lavelle

16.02.17  Australia to snub nuclear treaty talks News.com, SBS  – AAP

28.10.16  UN votes to start negotiating treaty to ban nuclear weapons The Guardian – Ben Doherty

21.08.16  Australia attempts to derail UN plan to ban nuclear weapons The Guardian – Michael Slezak

07.04.16  Legacy of British nuclear tests in focus with national tour NITV News – Andrea Booth

Radio + Podcasts

14.08.23 Labor members eager for showdown on AUKUS at the party’s national conference

06.08.23 Close to Home interviews Gem Rumold director ICAN abut Hiroshima Day, Radio SkidRow, Louise Steer

03.07.23  Karina’s father went blind after British atomic tests. ABC Story Stream, Adrienne Francis

30.06.23  Interview with Karina Lester on Radio Adelaide ‘Aboriginal Way’, Isaac Selby

15.06.23 “The onus is on us to keep that story alive”: First Nations leaders call for Australia to sign Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty. Interview with Karina Lester on ABC Radio Canberra with Adrienne Francis

15.06.23 Atomic test survivors appeal for nuclear ban SBS News InDepth, by Ciara Hain, Emma Kellaway

15.06.23 Interview with June Lennon about the atomic survivors delegation to Canberra on ABC SA Mornings with Angela Coe

14.06.23 Interview with Maxine Goodwin about the atomic survivors delegation to Canberra on ABC Perth Mornings with Nadia Mitsopoulos

14.06.23 Atomic testing descendants lobby for recognition and compensation, Interview with Maxine Goodwin on ABC Canberra Mornings with Adrienne Francis

13.06.23 Calls on PM to sign treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons, Interview with Karina Lester on RN Drive with Andy Park

17.05.23  4 minute warning, interview with Tilman Ruff on 3CR Community Radio’s Stick Together, produced by James Brennan

15.03.23 Australia Goes Nuclear – The Political Compass, Wayne Brittenden, Podcast

14.03.23 ABC Illawarra Drive (Radio) with Lindsey McDougall – Gem Romuld

14.03.23 ABC Adelaide Drive (Radio) with Jules Schiller – Marianne Hanson 

27.02.23  Urban planning conspiracies, nuclear war and living on welfare in Australia – Grapevine, 3RRR (Tilman Ruff at 17: 32mins)

25.02.23  A big year for ICAN: Sign the Treaty! – 3CR Radioactive Show, Emma Kefford. 

28.11.22  Overnights, Radio National – Dimity Hawkins (at 2:23am onwards)

23.09.22  AM, Radio National – Tilman Ruff and Zoe Daniel MP

27.09.22  International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Tuesday Breakfast, 3CR

02.07.22  To Vienna with love – notes from the first nuclear ban treaty meeting Radioactive Show, 3CR

22.06.22  Australia’s nuclear submarines RN Late Night Live – Marianne Hanson

21.06.22  Australia urged to sign treaty banning nuclear weapons ahead of Vienna meeting RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas – Tim Wright

21.06.22  Pacific perspectives highlighted at nuclear prohibition meeting ABC Pacific Beat – Joey Tau (PANG)

20.06.22  Drive with Jules Schiller ABC Adelaide – Gem Romuld

20.06.22  Late Afternoons with Narelle Graham ABC SA regional radio – Karina Lester and Gem Romuld

14.05.22   ICAN: Take action Radioactive Show, 3CR – Gem Romuld

08.03.22  The nuclear impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine 4ZZZ – Tilman Ruff

12.10.21  Interview on nuclear submarines Uncommon Sense, RRR Radio – Marianne Hanson

16.09.21  Interview on nuclear submarine deal ABC Hobart – Tilman Ruff

16.09.21  Interview on nuclear submarine deal ABC Illawarra – Margie Beavis

16.09.21  Interview on nuclear submarine deal ABC Brisbane – Marianne Hanson

08.08.21  The ethics of going nuclear God Forbid, ABC Radio National – Sue Wareham

22.02.21  Change Happens with Margie Beavis Change Happens, Ernst and Young

01.02.21  Afternoons ABC Radio Sydney – Gem Romuld, at 38 mins

22.01.21  51 ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, but not Australia PM, ABC Radio National – Karina Lester

22.01.21  Nuclear weapons treaty Breakfast, Radio Adelaide – Dave Sweeney

22.01.21  Nuclear weapons are now banned: meet one of the doctors who helped make it happen Medic Guild – Ruth Mitchell

22.01.21  Australia, China, Russia, U.S. all refuse to sign UN Nuclear Prohibition treaty ABC NewsRadio – Tilman Ruff

19.01.21  Tuesday Hometime: Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons 3CR Radio – Sue Wareham, Margie Beavis and Dave Sweeney

16.01.21  Radioactive Show 3CR Radio – Dave Sweeney

11.01.21  The Grapevine RRR – Tilman Ruff

02.12.20  Australia Government yet to sign UN Nuclear Weapons Treaty 3KND – Gem Romuld and Karina Lester

09.11.20  The Grapevine RRR – Dimity Hawkins

31.10.20  The 50th ratification Radioactive Show, 3CR Radio – Dimity Hawkins and Karina Lester

28.10.20  Treaty banning nuclear weapons now ratified Understorey, RTR FM – Gem Romuld

28.10.20  City Limits 3CR Radio – Dave Sweeney

27.10.20  Anti-nuclear Pacific activist says UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons not just symbolic Pacific Beat, ABC Radio National – Vanessa Griffen

26.10.20  A step closer to banning nuclear weapons Late Night Live, ABC Radio National – Tilman Ruff

26.10.20  United Nations ban on nuclear weapons ratified The Wire – Scott Ludlam

25.10.20  News bulletins SBS Radio – Gem Romuld

25.10.20  UN Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force Breakfast, ABC Radio National – Dimity Hawkins

27.09.20  ICAN update on Alternative News 3CR Radio – Gem Romuld

23.09.20  New nuclear weapons treaty could help kick start start disarmament race The Wire – Gem Romuld

24.08.20  75 years after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Big Ideas, ABC Radio National – Dimity Hawkins

12.08.20  City Limits 3CR Radio – Dave Sweeney

07.08.20  Drive Eastside Radio 89.7FM – Gem Romuld

06.08.20  Push to prohibit nuclear weapons on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombings The Wire – Karina Lester

06.08.20  How the impact of Hiroshima can still drive the 21st century nuclear debate ABC Pacific Beat – Vanessa Griffen

05.08.20  Understorey: Banking Bad – Nukes RTR FM – Margaret Peril and Margaret Beavis

04.08.20  The Silver Lining of a Mushroom Cloud 2SER Radio – Tilman Ruff

04.08.20  Focus ABC Radio Sydney – Tilman Ruff

02.08.20  Listening Notes – for the hibakusha 3CR Radio – Gem Romuld

06.02.20  Breakfast with Steve Martin ABC Ballarat – Margaret Beavis (at 58 minutes)

27.08.19  Dave Sweeney Changemaker Chat ChangeMakers Podcast – Dave Sweeney

09.08.19  Weekly News in Review – Choosing Humanity launch National Indigenous Radio Service – Gem Romuld and Karina Lester

07.08.19  Anarchist World this Week 3CR Radio – Dimity Hawkins

06.08.19  The state of nuclear weaponry in wake of Hiroshima’s 74th anniversary The Wire – Tilman Ruff

06.06.19  Breakfast with Paul Culliver ABC North and West SA – Karina Lester

12.04.19  News ABC Hobart – Tilman Ruff

18.12.18  Drive ABC Sydney – Gem Romuld

20.09.18  Afternoons ABC Canberra – Gem Romuld and John Stace

18.09.18  Morning show Yass FM – Gem Romuld and Lavanya Pant

08.09.18  Pedalling peace to Canberra: Nobel Peace Ride launches 3CR Radioactive Show

07.09.18  Central Victorian News ABC – Tilman Ruff

07.09.18  Hit 96.9 Radio Shepparton – Gem Romuld

03.09.18  3NE Radio Benalla – Tilman Ruff

02.09.18  ABC News Radio – Tilman Ruff

02.09.18 SBS News Radio – Gem Romuld

01.09.18  Nobel Peace Ride 3CR Radioactive Show – Tilman Ruff

03.08.18  Paradigm Shift 4ZZZ Radio – Gem Romuld

17.04.18  The Melbourne GP seeking to abolish nuclear weapons ABC Melbourne, Evenings – Margie Beavis

11.04.18  Tilman Ruff brings his Nobel Peace Prize to the studio ABC Melbourne, Conversation House – Tilman Ruff

30.03.18  The Sacred and the political ABC Radio National, Breakfast – Tilman Ruff

12.03.18  Monday Breakfast 3CR Radio – Gem Romuld

02.03.18  Putin announces new “unstoppable” nuclear weapons The Wire – Gem Romuld

02.02.18  Peace Boat sails in to Hobart with anti-nuclear message ABC Radio Hobart, Mornings – Tilman Ruff

17.01.18  Professor Tilman Ruff, the man behind the 2017 Nobel peace prize ABC Radio National, Nightlife – Tilman Ruff

07.01.18  Sunday Lunch RRR – Ruth Mitchell

25.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons 3CR Radio’s Women on the Line – Karina Lester, Vanessa Griffen, Gem Romuld

13.12.17  Overnights with Trevor Chappell, Rod Quin ABC Radio National – Margie Beavis

13.12.17  Wednesday Breakfast 3CR Radio – Gem Romuld

11.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN warns nuclear disaster ‘one tantrum away’ SBS World News Radio – Richard Tanter

11.12.17  Mornings with David Bevan ABC Adelaide – Karina Lester

11.12.17  Mornings with Wendy Harmer ABC Sydney – Tilman Ruff

11.12.17  Nobel Peace Prize winner takes on nuclear weapons 3AW Breakfast – Margie Beavis

11.12.17  ICAN presented with Nobel Peace Prize ABC Radio National, Breakfast – Tim Wright

11.12.17  Mornings with Jon Faine ABC Melbourne – Margie Beavis

11.12.17  Mornings with Genevieve Jacobs ABC Canberra – Sue Wareham

11.12.17  Pacific plays key role in bid to ban nukes Radio New Zealand – Vanessa Griffen

11.12.17 2GB News Gem Romuld

10.12.17 2GB News Richard Tanter

01.12.17  Radioactive Show 3CR Radio – Gem Romuld

22.11.17  Pine Gap peace pilgrims prosecuted ABC Radio National, Late Night Live – Richard Tanter

10.11.17  Subject ACT 2XX Radio – Sue Wareham

17.10.17  NITV Radio NITV – Tilman Ruff and Margie Beavis

14.10.17  #warstartshere + ICAN Nobel Peace Prize 3CR Radioactive Show – Gem Romuld

11.10.17  NITV Radio NITV – Karina Lester and Margie Beavis

10.10.17  Mornings ABC Radio Canberra – Tilman Ruff

09.10.17  Uncommon Sense 3RRR- Tim Wright

09.10.17  Canberra News 2CC Radio – Sue Wareham

09.10.17  Anti-nuclear campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize ABC Radio National, Breakfast – Tilman Ruff

09.10.17  Mornings ABC Radio Melbourne with Jon Faine – Tilman Ruff

09.10.17  Nobel Prize win a welcome surprise for Marshall Islands’ anti-nuclear campaigner ABC Pacific Beat – Abacca Anjain-Maddison

09.10.17  6PR Radio – Tilman Ruff

20.09.17  Canberra News 2CC Radio – Sue Wareham

20.09.17  Wednesday Breakfast 3CR Radio – Margie Beavis

30.08.17  Breakfast with Simon Lauder ABC South East – Gem Romuld

30.07.17  Global nuclear ban – honouring father’s legacy ABC, Speaking Out – Karina Lester

29.07.17  Yami Lester tribute show and NY weapons ban 3CR, Radioactive Show – Tim Wright

09.07.17  Armed nuclear states under pressure after the signing of UN nuclear weapons treaty ABC Pacific Beat – Vanessa Griffen

09.07.17  Nightlife ABC Radio National – Tilman Ruff

03.07.17  The Grapevine RRR – Tilman Ruff

08.07.17  North Korea and the threat of nuclear weapons 2GB, Mike Williams Overnight – Richard Tanter

06.07.17  Richard Tanter on North Korea 2GB, Nights with Steve Price – Richard Tanter

28.06.17  Evenings with Peter Goers ABC Radio Adelaide – Karina Lester

25.06.17  Nightlife ABC Radio National – Tilman Ruff

24.06.17  Sydney protest against Australia’s boycott of nuclear ban KBR Radio, Asia Calling – Rose Lester, Helen Caldicott, Gem Romuld

20.06.17  Why doesn’t Australia want to ban nukes? ABC Radio National, Late Night Live – Tilman Ruff and Karina Lester

19.06.17  UN nuclear weapons ban 4ZZZ Brisbane Zedlines

19.06.17  Anti-nuke protestors active in Canberra  2CC Canberra Live – Chris Coleman and Keith Suter

16.06.17  Pacific countries push for nuclear weapon ban at UN talks ABC Pacific Beat – Vanessa Griffen

14.06.17  Breakfast ABC Radio Adelaide – Tilman Ruff

14.06.17  Understorey: the problem with (nuclear weapons) luck RTR FM 92.1 – Elizabeth ‘Po, Adrian Glamorgan and Eric Schlosser

13.06.17  UN votes to outlaw nuclear weapons in 2017  The Wire – Karina Lester

07.06.17  3CR Wednesday Breakfast 3CR Radio – Tim Wright

26.05.17  Behind the Lines 2XX Radio Canberra – Senator Scott Ludlam, Bishop Pat Power, Kathryn Kelly, Senator Lisa Singh, Gem Romuld

25.04.17  Uncommon Sense with Amy Mullins RRR Radio Melbourne – Tim Wright

19.04.17  Mornings with Ali Clarke: Nuclear War ABC Radio Adelaide – Tilman Ruff

19.04.17  Living Black SBS Radio – Tilman Ruff and Karina Lester

16.04.17  Earth Matters: Nuclear legacies and a new chance to end the nuclear age 3CR Radio – Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Setsuko Thurlow and Sue Coleman-Haseldine

08.04.17  Radioactive Show: Banning the bomb 3CR Radio – Tilman Ruff and Sue Coleman-Haseldine

05.04.17  Understorey: Bans in the balance RTR FM – Sue Wareham and Sue Coleman-Haseldine

02.04.17  3CR’s Alternative News – Gem Romuld, Sue Coleman-Haseldine

30.03.17  Australia among the missing at UN nuclear disarmament conference SBS Radio – Richard Tanter, story by Amanda Copp

29.03.17  Fears world is on the verge of a ‘new cold war’ ABC Radio National, Breakfast – Tilman Ruff

28.03.17  Australia boycotts disarmament conference ABC Radio National, Late Night Live – Tim Wright and Richard Tanter

26.03.17  The haste with nuclear waste and the waste of nuclear weapons Radio Adelaide – Dave Sweeney

24.03.17 3CR Breakfast – Richard Tanter

11.04.14 Julie Bishop says banning nuclear weapons is impractical ABC, The World Today – Tilman Ruff, story by Tanya Nolan


11.08.23 “Ending what Oppenheimer started”: WA calling to ban nuclear weapons, ABC News

15.06.23 Atomic survivors delegation meet with Penny Wong, interview with Karina Lester on ABC TV Afternoon Briefing (National) with Greg Jennett

14.06.23  ‘If you’re there and a bomb goes off – you’re done for’ – NITV News, by Emma Kellaway

05.04.23 Protest at Australian Nuke Sub Port – Consortium News

16.03.23 ABC News NSW (TV), AUKUS, Gem Romuld on at 6:50 mins

14.03.23 The entire world is watching on as Australia, the UK and the US confirm their powerful global alliance – WIN News Illawarra

30.10.22  Australia abstains from UN vote on nuclear weapons Sky News

17.03.22  Quit Nukes Kalkine TV – featuring Gem Romuld

10.03.22 What are the risks of nuclear war and how can it be avoided Kalkine TV – featuring Tilman Ruff

22.01.21  ABC News Mornings ABC News – featuring Tilman Ruff at 45 minutes

22.01.21  Why won’t Australian and Japan agree to a nuclear ban? ABC News – featuring Tim Wright

08.08.20  Japan highlighted current nuclear threat on the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima Sky News Australia – featuring Tim Wright and Isao Morimoto

18.04.19  NITV News – story on new ICAN mural, featuring Karina Lester

12.04.19  News Channel 7 Hobart – story on Hobart event, featuring Tilman Ruff

20.09.18  SBS World News

07.09.18  WIN News Shepparton

02.08.18  Calls for Australia to follow NZ in ratifying nuclear weapon-banning treaty Sky News – featuring Tim Wright

12.06.18  The World ABC – featuring Tilman Ruff

31.03.18  ABC News (SA) – featuring Tim Wright and the Radioactive Exposure Tour.

07.03.18  Matter of Face with Stan Grant ABC – featuring Tilman Ruff

25.01.18  Doomsday Clock now closest to midnight since Cold War ABC News – featuring Tilman Ruff

11.12.17  Australian anti-nuke group ICAN to accept Nobel Prize in Norway SBS News

11.12.17  SBS World News

11.12.17  Australian group takes out Nobel Peace Prize Channel 7 News

10.12.17  ABC News, including broadcast of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

03.11.17  Aust ‘indirectly supporting’ nuclear weapons Sky News Australia – featuring Sue Coleman-Haseldine and Tilman Ruff

19.10.17  “The world without nuclear” NHK News – featuring Sue Coleman-Haseldine

10.10.17  The Point NITV News – featuring Karina Lester

09.10.17  BTN Top Stories: Nobel Peace Prize ABC Behind the News

08.10.17  Sunrise Channel 7 – Tilman Ruff

07.10.17  Anti-nuclear group wins Nobel Peace Prize Sky News Australia

06.10.17  Nuclear Ban Group ICAN Wins Nobel Peace Prize as Trump Threatens to End Iran Deal & Nuke North Korea Democracy Now! – Tim Wright

06.10.17  ABC News and The World – featuring Tim Wright, Tilman Ruff and Nobel Peace Prize win

20.09.17  SBS World News SBS – featuring Canberra DFAT protest

05.07.17  Lateline: interview with Greens Senator Scott Ludlam – ABC

17.06.17  SBS World News SBS – featuring Sydney rally and Karina Lester at the UN

15.06.17  NITV News National Indigenous Television – Rosemary Lester

01.04.17  Broadcast of Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW event, Australia’s Public Affairs Channel – Robert Tickner and Gem Romuld

28.03.17  Coverage of ban negotiations and Canberra protest, ABC News, Perth and Canberra

29.03.17  Albanese slams government for skipping UN nuclear ban talks SBS World News – Tilman Ruff, Anthony Albanese, protest in Canberra; story by Jarni Blakkarly, Abbie O’Brien


03.06.23 Albanese must take lead on nuclear treaty, Robert Tickner, The Canberra Times 

27.04.23 Evatt Journal ’90 Seconds to Midnight’ – Featuring former Hawke-Keating Government Minister, Hon Robert Tickner AO, Susan Templeman MP, former Assistant Secretary General of the UN, Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur, founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation, Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees, leading US Scientist Steven Starr, the Red Cross, the World Council of Churches, Dr. Margaret Beavis (ICAN), Associate Professor Marianne Hanson (ICAN). former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon Gareth Evans AC KC, and more.

04.04.23 Signing Up Is Our Call – The Age, Margaret Beavis

30.03.23 ONE STEP IN A CHAIN REACTION: How a grassroots movement stopped nuclear in Australia – ARENA Magazine, Dave Sweeney 

07.03.23 Diplomacy, not weapons, the answer to China war threat – The Age, Margaret Beavis

27.02.23  Here’s how to tone down the nuclear threat – The Canberra Times, Margaret Beavis (Opinion)

22.01.23  The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a good step towards a nuclear-free world – Canberra Times Opinion, Marianne Hanson and Margaret Beavis

09.06.22 There has been little scrutiny since Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison announced the AUKUS submarine deal The Canberra Times – Dr Margaret Beavis

01.09.22 Nuclear Submarines, AUKUS, and Preventing Proliferation Tilman Ruff

29.06.22 Can we please have a real debate on nuclear submarines? The Interpreter – Dr Marianne Hanson

27.06.22  A new era as Australia joins historic UN nuclear ban meeting Pearls and Irritations – Tilman Ruff

19.06.22  Ahead of critical global talks on nuclear weapons ban, health and community leaders urge the Albanese Government to act Croakey – Sue Wareham

26.02.22  Quitting Nukes Green Issue – Gem Romuld

27.12.21  It’s time for Australia to get serious about eliminating nuclear weapons Evatt Journal Vol. 20 – Marianne Hanson

16.09.21  The clock’s ticking as workers and First Nations fight for nuclear disarmament Megaphone Journal – Luke Bowman

03.05.21  Joining the nuclear weapons ban treaty has never been more urgent Pearls and Irritations – Tilman Ruff

02.05.21  Nuclear weapons now illegal Green Issue – Gem Romuld

30.04.21  Seeking a more peaceful world University of Queensland

19.02.21 Investors’ role in abolishing nuclear weapons: Quit Nukes U Ethical blog

16.02.21  Advancing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Toda Peace Institute’s Global Outlook – Tilman Ruff

22.01.21  The nuclear weapons ban treaty is groundbreaking, even if the nuclear powers haven’t signed The Conversation – Tilman Ruff

22.01.21  Immoral, Inhumane, and Now Illegal Australian Outlook – Marianne Hanson

21.01.21  Addressing the Humanitarian and Environmental Consequences of Atmospheric Nuclear Weapon Tests: A Case Study of UK and US Test Programs at Kiritimati (Christmas) and Malden Islands, Republic of Kiribati Global Policy- Dimity Hawkins et al

18.01.21  Nuclear weapons ban treaty: more than a symbolic victory Croakey – Sue Wareham

14.12.20  Don’t mention the ban: Australia’s evasion of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Toda Peace Institute Global Outlook – Gem Romuld

06.11.20  The people’s treaty Online Opinion – Daryl Le Cornu

04.11.20  Nuclear weapons – always inhumane and unacceptable, now illegal Intouch Public Health – Tilman Ruff

03.11.20  315 nuclear bombs and ongoing suffering: the shameful history of nuclear testing in Australia and the Pacific The Conversation – Dimity Hawkins and Tilman Ruff

02.11.20  Disarmament treaty drops bomb on super funds investing in nuclear weapons Michael West Media – Margaret Beavis

01.11.20  Nuclear weapons treaty backed by 50 nations to become international law Independent Australia – Dave Sweeney

30.10.20  Australia should show leadership on the nuclear ban treaty Pearls and Irritations – Marianne Hanson

30.10.20  Nuclear weapons – always inhumane and unacceptable, now illegal The Australian Independent Media Network – Tilman Ruff

27.10.20  Where will Australia stand on banning weapons of mass destruction? The Lowy Interpreter – Marianne Hanson

26.10.20  As UN nuclear ban treaty enters into force, time for Australia to address its role and history Croakey – Ruth Mitchell

25.10.20  Now that nuclear weapons are illegal, the Pacific demands truth on decades of testing The Guardian – Dimity Hawkins

08.10.20 No-one hypoxic or hospitalised with COVID-19 should have the power to launch nuclear weapons Pearls and Irritations – Tilman Ruff

29.09.20  The nuclear arms race is back on Red Flag – Jack Crawford

31.08.20  Banning the bomb Green Issue WA – Gem Romuld

18.08.20  Bishop Vincent among religious calling for Australia to join nuclear ban Catholic Outlook – Interfaith open letter

07.08.20  Pope sends special message to the people of Japan Cath News – Interfaith open letter

06.08.20  Opinion: Today the message from Hiroshima is more urgent than ever Mercury – Sally Attrill

06.08.20  Letters: Let’s not forget the very first victims of nuclear war today Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

20.07.20  Letters: Push to join nuclear weapons ban Financial Review – Daryl Le Cornu

15.06.20  Arms control or out of control? Lowy Interpreter – Marianne Hanson

09.06.20  Australia must stem our major military ally’s rush to nuclear weapon free-for-all Pearls and Irritations – Tilman Ruff

02.06.20  Letter: nuclear never the answer Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

26.05.20  As we wait for a vaccine, there is another global threat we could address today Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

15.05.20  COVID-19 and nuclear weapons Croakey – Tilman Ruff

06.05.20  What the coronavirus can teach us about nuclear weapons Responsible Statecraft – incl Ruth Mitchell

31.03.20  Think Things Are Bad Now? Wait Until We Stumble Into a Nuclear Disaster Australian Outlook – Marianne Hanson

17.03.20  Stories of the Black Mist: First Nations anti-nuclear activists share testimonies on Peace Boat – Sarah Lord Anderson

05.02.20  All Aboard: Peace Boat hosts ICAN Workshops across Australia Peace Boat – Sarah Lord Anderson

29.11.19  Nobel Peace Prize at Parliament House Parliament of Victoria

10.11.19  Tilman Ruff: to literally save the world National Portrait Gallery

29.10.19  It’s time to Quit Nukes! Australian Ethical

25.10.19  Is your super funding nuclear weapons? Pearls and Irritations – Margaret Beavis and Margaret Peril

18.10.19  Australia’s hypocrisy on nuclear weapons cannot continue Canberra Times – Gem Romuld

23.09.19  Nuclear weapons pose the greatest acute danger to Earth’s climate Croakey – Tilman Ruff

23.08.19  Should Australia join the nuclear weapons club? Insights, Uniting Church – Doug Hewitt

06.08.19  Australian pathway through Pine Gap to nuclear ban treaty Alice Springs News Online – Richard Tanter

09.07.19  Our own nuclear weapons? That’s the exact opposite of what we should do Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

10.06.19  Swinburne community recognised in Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List Swinburne University News

03.06.19  Letter: ban above politics The Australian – Robert Tickner

20.03.19  Faculty commemorates ICAN’s Melbourne origins University of Melbourne

23.01.18  The race against time to end nuclear weapons Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal – Tilman Ruff

28.12.18  The Cold War is back. Labor is right to support a nuclear ban treaty The Guardian – Tilman Ruff

27.12.18  Labor sets the right course on nuclear disarmament Sydney Morning Herald – Gem Romuld

10.12.18  It’s time: why Labor must join the global push to outlaw nuclear weapons Sydney Morning Herald – Robert Tickner

20.09.18  On the road (for 900kms) to a nuclear ban treaty: ICAN urges Australia to sign up Croakey – Marie McInerney

08.09.18  ICAN Nobel Peace Prize Ride: On the road to a future free of nuclear weapons The Illawarra Mercury, The Border Mail, The Courier, Bega District News, Queensland Country Life, Maitland Mercury, The Newcastle Herald – Gem Romuld and Lavanya Pant

28.08.18  Gem Romuld and the Nobel Peace Ride The Australian Women’s Weekly, Now to Love – Holly Royce

12.07.18  The nuclear weapons ban treaty one year on Australian Outlook – Tilman Ruff

11.07.18  Update: we can win a nuclear weapons ban treaty NTEU Advocate – Jeannie Rae

01.05.18  Nuclear treaty a Nobel effort for MLS alumnus MLS News – Bess Keaney

26.04.18  Letters: Weapons of preference The Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

16.04.18  Letters: There are weapons worse than chemical ones The Age – Margie Beavis

16.03.18  Partnerships between universities and arms manufacturers raise thorny ethical questions The Conversation – Tilman Ruff and Alex Edney-Browne

09.02.18  Yes, ICAN Big Issue Australia – Michael Eppis

05.02.18  A global peace movement Australian Catholics – Kaitlyn Fasso-Opie

29.01.18  Nuclear weapons – Australia stands on the wrong side of history Right Now – Tilman Ruff

01.01.17  Opinion: Nuclear disarmament unrealistic? So is keeping the bombs and surviving The Canberra Times, The Brisbane Times – Margaret Beavis

19.12.17  Opinion: Talking point- PM silent on Nobel prize when world needs him to speak up The Mercury – Peter Boyer

19.12.17  The UN nuclear ban treaty is historic on five counts The Interpreter – Ramesh Thakur

13.12.17  Letters: Nuclear Weapons – we should be proud of our Nobel peace prize The Age

11.12.17  How an Australian-born grassroots movement won the Nobel Peace Prize Women’s Agenda – Georgina Dent

11.12.17  Winning the Nobel peace prize confirms my life’s mission to help end nuclear weapons The Guardian – Tilman Ruff

11.12.17  Will the Nobel Peace Prize change Australia’s double speak? Pearls and Irritations – Margie Beavis

11.12.17  A pub in Carlton: the story of Australia’s first Nobel Peace Prize Medical Journal of Australia: Insight – Ruth Mitchell and Marcus Yip

10.12.17  Meet Felicity Ruby, Australia Nobel Women’s Initiative

09.12.17  My people are still suffering from Australia’s secret nuclear testing The Sydney Morning Herald – Sue Coleman-Haseldine

08.12.17  Opinion (print only) Adelaide Advertiser – Tilman Ruff

02.11.17  Letter: Even testing a hazard The Age – Margie Beavis

31.10.17  Letter: Nuclear doublespeak The Canberra Times – Margie Beavis

25.10.17  Pacific’s role and history of nuclear suffering boosted treaty success Asia Pacific Report, Pacific Media Centre – Vanessa Griffen

24.10.17  10 years ago my father founded ICAN. Now it won the Nobel Peace Prize Oxfam Australia – Daisy Gardener

21.10.17  Letter: Peace prize for anti-nuke group The Post – Judy Blyth

17.10.17  Banning nuclear weapons: the moment of truth has arrived Kyodo News – Tilman Ruff

16.10.17  Could a Melbourne student hold the key to peace on the Korean peninsula? The Age – Maher Mughrabi

15.10.17  Nobel winners amplify Aboriginal anti-nuclear stories Eureka Street – Michele Madigan

13.10.17  Swinburne activist founding member of Nobel Peace Prize organisation Swinburne University News – Nick Adams

12.10.17  Letter: Australia should sign the treaty to prohibit global nuclear weapons The Canberra Times – Kathryn Kelly

11.10.17  Malcolm Turnbull won’t congratulate Australia’s first Nobel peace laureate, because he supports nukes Sydney Morning Herald – Sue Wareham

09.10.17  Australians won the Nobel Peace Prize! No thanks to the weasels The Guardian – First Dog on the Moon

09.10.17  Will our Nobel peace prize convince Australia to give up nuclear weapons? The Guardian – Tim Wright

09.10.17  How Melbourne activists launched a campaign and won a Nobel prize The Conversation – Dimity Hawkins, Tilman Ruff

09.10.17  University of Melbourne colleagues share in a Nobel Prize for Peace Melbourne University

09.10.17  Historic treaty banning nuclear weapons opens for signature: Australia where are you? Greenpeace Australia Pacific – Tilman Ruff

07.10.17  A Nobel Peace Prize born in Australia Sydney Morning Herald – Margaret Beavis

27.09.17  Why the new treaty banning nuclear weapons is important and how it can be used Power to Persuade – Tilman Ruff

21.09.17  Why Australia should sign the UN nuclear weapons ban treaty. Now. Huffpost Australia – Melissa Parke

20.09.17  Australia must sign the prohibition on nuclear weapons: here’s why The Conversation – Tilman Ruff

06.09.17  Nuclear war or prohibition? Australia can choose New Matilda – Gem Romuld

03.09.17  A Marshall Islands voice at the UN nuclear ban treaty negotiations Australian Friend – Gem Romuld

07.08.17  Time to banish the threat of nuclear war The Mercury – Sally Atrill

06.08.17  Australia stands in the cold while the UN bans nuclear weapons Woroni – Angela Chen and Byron Knight

28.07.17  Why the new UN nuclear weapons ban is important, including for social, health and environmental policy Power to Persuade – Tilman Ruff

17.07.17  Nuclear weapons banned at last. Now let’s put Australia on the right side of history Croakey – Margaret Beavis

12.07.17  Boys and their toys: the growing movement against nuclear nations New Matilda – Sue Wareham

10.07.17  The global nuclear ban treaty: criminalising all nuclear weapons Pearls and Irritations – Richard Tanter

10.07.17  Celebration as UN adopts historic nuclear weapons ban Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – Tim Wright

03.07.17  Disarmament in the Balance Kill Your Darlings – Joshua Jennings

28.06.17  Karina Lester: Aboriginal people do not want a nuclear waste dump in South Australia The Advertiser – Karina Lester

26.06.17  It’s time to ban nuclear weapons for good Huffington Post – Tilman Ruff, Claire Mallinson, Helen Szoke

19.06.17  A global nuclear weapons ban? Ready or not, here it comes Australian Outlook – Richard Tanter

14.06.17  A call to action for health professionals to work towards a nuclear weapons ban Croakey – Sue Wareham

10.06.17  Talking point: Tasmanians can join UN bid to ban nuclear weapons The Mercury – Linley Grant

07.06.17  Australia’s Double-Standard When It Comes To Regional Security Has Gone Nuclear Huffington Post – Margaret Beavis and Sue Wareham

31.05.17  Nuclear ban treaty progresses, despite US-led objections Lowy Interpreter – Tim Wright

30.05.17  The Future is Not Ours Sisters of St Joseph News – Sue Coleman-Haseldine and Michele Madigan

30.04.17  Letter: Silence is deafening The Age – Sue Wareham

26.04.17  Letter: North Korea- by opposing UN we have increased insecurity  The Age – Tim Wright

25.04.17  If you abhor chemical attacks, support a ban on nuclear weapons, published in the Ban Brief of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – Tim Wright

25.04.17  Letter: Do as you say, Julie The Age and Sydney Morning Herald – Margaret Beavis

21.04.17  Letter: Leaders too unfit to ‘deter’ The Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

30.03.17  Australia boycotts nuclear weapon talks like US The Science Times – Jaswin S. Singh

29.03.17  Don’t obstruct efforts to ban nuclear weapons The Japan Times – Ramesh Thakur

29.03.17  Banning nuclear weapons for humanity’s sake The Jakarta Post – Ramesh Thakur

29.03.17  Nuclear disarmament Pearls and Irritations – Bishop Pat Power

28.03.17  Back to Bikini, forward to disarmament Pacific Islands News Association – Nic Maclellan

27.03.17  UN disarmament negotiations: Australia out in the cold Insights – Mat Kelly

23.03.17  Is Australia violating the Non-Proliferation Treaty? Lowy Interpreter – Tim Wright

20.03.17  Nuclear weapons ban: engage or enrage? Australian Institute of International Affairs – John Carlson

15.03.17  Letter: Australia’s nuclear stance not exactly popular in our region The Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

25.02.17  Australia to boycott United Nations nuclear disarmament negotiations Green Left Weekly – Kerry Smith

23.02.17  Wanted: a new policy on nuclear weapons The Strategist – Tim Wright

22.02.17  Comment: Australia’s unprecedented decision to snub nuclear talks is irresponsible The Sydney Morning Herald – Paul Barratt and Sue Wareham

17.02.17  The Sydney Morning Herald – Sue Wareham

18.12.16  Comment: Despite Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the world is closer to banning nuclear weapons The Sydney Morning Herald – Margaret Beavis

16.11.16  As the world pushes for a ban on nuclear weapons, Australia votes to stay on the wrong side of history The Conversation – Tilman Ruff

02.11.16  Letter: Subservience to US over nuclear weapons dangerous path to follow The Canberra Times – Sue Wareham

08.10.16  Peace activists converge to close Pine Gap Green Left Weekly – Kerry Smith

26.08.16  Australia’s stance on nuclear deterrence leaves it on the wrong side of history The Conversation – Dimity Hawkins and Julie Kimber

23.08.16  Australia writes itself out of nuclear disarmament diplomacy Lowy Interpreter – Richard Lennane

08.08.16  71 Years On, we’re still dodging bullets while Australia leads the charge to promote nuclear weapons New Matilda – Sue Wareham

23.06.16  Protest at Australian Government ‘weasel’ act on nuclear bomb ban Green Left Weekly – Jim McIlroy

17.06.16  Australia faces a stark choice in the growing movement for a global nuclear weapons treaty Lowy Interpreter – Tim Wright

27.05.16  Comment: Hope and hype of Hiroshima can’t conceal Obama’s dismal record on nuclear disarmament The Guardian – Tim Wright

06.08.15  Ban the bomb: 70 years on, the nuclear threat looms as large as ever New Internationalist – Tilman Ruff

05.08.15  Comment: Seventy years after Hiroshima momentum is building to ban nuclear weapons The Sydney Morning Herald – Sue Wareham

09.12.14. Nuclear weapons: survivors aspire for a nuke free world Global Perspectives – Neena Bhandari

26.09.14  A day to demand that the world wake up and avert nuclear doom The Conversation – Tilman Ruff and Richard Tanter

25.07.13  Stumbling in the dark, reaching for the light Right Now – Tilman Ruff


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