Independent and Peaceful Australia Network

To coincide with the 78th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, and Nagasaki please come along to reflect on the impacts of nuclear war and unite in the calls to ban nuclear weapons, cancel AUKUS and nuclear submarines and call for peace.

The Justice and Peace Office and Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) are delighted to welcome two visitors from the Pacific: Monaeka Flores from Guahan (aka Guam) and Shinako Oyakawa from Okinawa who are in Sydney for one day only.

Stop Talisman Sabre, RIMPAC & AUKUS. Speakers include Monaeka Flores, Shinako Oyakama, Arama Rata, Anne Pakoa. De-militarise, de-nuclearise, de-colonise.

Peace conference launching a speaking tour by conference and speaking tour by Monaeka Flores (Guahan/Guam) and Shinako Oyakawa (Ryukyu/Okinawa)

AUKUS will increase the likelihood of war in the region and place Australia in the frontline of any US-led war on China, direct immense public money to the military, and more. Come and discuss how we can stop AUKUS and redirect the $368 billion to social and ecological needs.

Screening of the film that helps build the case against war with China with Q&A by director David Bradbury.

Sign on to this open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison and defence minister Peter Dutton, initiated by several peace groups.

US military conducting exercises in Saudi Arabia

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network is calling on the Australian government to stop funneling billions of dollars into offensive weapons for unjust United States-led wars, and invest instead in the health and safety of people and the environment.

As the USA and its misguided allies foment tensions with China, the spectre of war looms closer. The pro-US right wing forces in Australia are incessantly "beating the drums of war".
We need to make it clear that the majority of Australians have no appetite for another senseless war. Especially a war which will most likely be like no other.

What does AUKUS mean for Australia?

AUKUS is a military pact (Australia, UK, US) increasing the threat of a major US-led war with China.

AUKUS will bring nuclear warships into Australian ports, risking the safety of people and the environment.

Nuclear submarines will divert more than $100 billion of people’s taxes away from public health care, education, social services and the environment.

More foreign military bases and troops in Australia
What will AUKUS do to people and countries of Asia-Pacific?

Who are the main casualties of wars?

Join us to explore the implications of the US-Australia Force Posture Agreement (FPA) and Initiatives (USFPI’s) and to contribute to the development of a campaign to terminate the FPA. Our Concerns include the increasing militarisation in Australia and the US undermining Australian Sovereignty and setting Australia up as a launch pad for war against China by:

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