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Community opposition to the secret AUKUS nuclear submarine deal is growing. Kerry Smith reports.

Australia’s operation of nuclear-powered submarines will make it the first non-nuclear weapon state to manipulate a loophole in the International Atomic Energy Agency inspection system. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Protesters demanded AUKUS be scrapped on September 16, a year since it was signed. Kerry Smith reports.

A year after Scott Morrison signed Australia up to the AUKUS “security” treaty, the United States and British partners are providing more information about the secretive weapons’ arrangement. Pip Hinman reports.

Gatherings marked the anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, calling on Labor to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, scrap AUKUS and bring Julian Assange home. Kerry Smith reports.

The AUKUS security partnership, announced last September, has muddied the pool of non-proliferation. Binoy Kampmark reports.

The Albanese government's plan to push ahead with the purchase of nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS deal is an extraordinary waste, writes Peter Boyle.

The NSW Teachers' Federation State Council has called on the new Labor government to oppose AUKUS and reject the 'obscene military escalation' spearheaded by its predecessor. Kerry Smith reports.

A teachers association has called on the Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine contract. Kerry Smith reports.

Unions NSW passed an anti-nuclear submarine motion at its general meeting in April. Kerry Smith reports.

Scott Morrison's naming of Port Kembla as one of three locations being considered for the new submarine base prompted activists in Wollongong to spring into action. Alexander Brown reports.

Since becoming the minister for offence, Peter Dutton has used every opportunity to spruik Australia’s “need” to prepare for war against China. ANZAC Day provided another opening for the hawk. Pip Hinman reports.

Anti-war and peace activists are planning to picket a naval arms bazaar, Indo Pacific Expo, being organised in Sydney. Pip Hinman reports.

Newcastle City Council declared Newcastle nuclear free in 1982, a commitment locals say they will insist on as the federal government looks for a site for its nuclear-powered submarine base. Kathy Fairfax reports.

A national weekend of action against AUKUS was organised over December 10-12, with protests in Canberra, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong, Hobart, Brisbane and Adelaide. Kerry Smith reports.

The manoeuvring between French president, the Australian PM and the US President was on full display at the G20, writes Binoy Kampmark.

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