An independent foreign policy would involve a policy of neutrality; it would mean Australia could pursue peaceful and mutually beneficial relations with all countries, argues Bevan Ramsden.
Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN)
The Australia-United States military alliance and the complexities of building an anti-war movement were discussed at the Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition conference. Jim McIlroy reports.
The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network has launched an online petition calling for the termination of the Force Posture Agreement. Bevan Ramsden reports.
More than 150 peace activists, trade unionists and concerned citizens attended an IPAN forum about the dangers of AUKUS, which integrates Australia more closely into the US war machine. Stanley Blair reports
This video by Alex Bainbridge is from the "AUKUS: What does it mean for Australia and the Asia Pacific?" panel at the Calling for a Peaceful Pacific conference organised by the Independent and Peace Australia Network.
Peace activists from Australia joined guests from the Pacific at a speak-out against the Talisman Sabre war training, writes Alex Bainbridge.
A packed-out forum on how to stop AUKUS reinforced the widespread view that the military pact between Australia, Britain and the United States is deeply unpopular. Jim McIlroy reports.
Anti-war and peace activists will shine a spotlight on the Talisman Sabre war games on July 29 at a “Calling for a Peaceful Pacific” conference. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Dr Liz Boulton, a former Australian Defence Force major, said climate targets would not be met while the military-industrial establishment continues to pursue their ‘forever wars’. John Quelch reports.
A motion supporting AUKUS was rejected by Queensland Labor delegates at its conference in Mackay. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Shirley Winton argues that we must build a long-term, sustainable people’s mass movement for peace, justice and a safe environment that does not serve US imperialism or any other hegemon.
The US has been perusing its China containment strategy for some years. But Australia is also preparing for war and is looking to make worrying changes to the Defence Act. Bevan Ramsden reports.
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