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.
Activists challenge the federal government’s embrace of nuclear-submarine technology and the new AUKUS agreement. Bevan Ramsden reports.
AUKUS represents a deliberate and dangerous escalation of the United States-led confrontation with China, which Australia should reject, argues Sam Wainwright.
A new anti-war, anti-nuclear coalition organised a well-attended protest against the federal government's decision to build nuclear submarines and join the new AUKUS pact, reports Renfrey Clarke.
Alex Bainbridge reports that Socialist Alliance councillor Rob Pyne was the sole voice of opposition against Morrison's nuclear submarine proposal on the Cairns Council.
The Maritime Union of Australia and the Electrical Trades Union are opposed to the nuclear-powered submarines as part of a military alliance with the United States and Britain. Kerry Smith reports.
Queensland Senate candidate Renee Lees said Australia needs to be a 'productive partner', not a 'colonial bully', in the Asia Pacific region. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Stuart Rees argues that the decision to own and operate United States nuclear submarines is dangerous nonsense.
PM Scott Morrison has announced a new security ménage à trois with the United States and Britain. Binoy Kampmark reports on the latest developments in Australia's war alliance.