THE NUCLEAR WEAPON BAN IS NOW IN FORCE, BUT AUSTRALIA IS MISSING IN ACTION >>>
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Nine heads of state have the ability to launch more than 13,000 nuclear weapons between them, threatening all life on this planet.
To address this existential peril, a global majority of nations have negotiated a treaty to finally outlaw nuclear weapons. The 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is the circuit breaker to the nuclear status quo. It is our best chance against our worst weapon.
For our role in achieving the treaty, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.
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BACKGROUND:LABOR POLICY ON THE NUCLEAR WEAPON BAN TREATY IN 2022 The following represents Labor’s position on nuclear weapons, and in particular the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Labor: Notes the unacceptable risk posed by more than 13,000 nuclear...
CAMPAIGN NEWS: Australia's imperative to step up on nuclear weapons Today’s new setting of the global Doomsday Clock highlights the need for urgent action to reduce the growing threat of the accidental or deliberate use of nuclear weapons. The clock, a 75 year...
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...