Give us shoes!!
We are collecting 655 shoes each pair representing a thousand deaths since the Iraq war began. The shoes will be made into an installation to build awareness on the ongoing war and TS07. Brisbane Friends of the Earth is the collection point. They are located at 294 Montague Rd, West End, Brisbane. Call Kim for more info on 0413 397 839.
Nuclear war ships continue to visit Port of Brisbane despite the city being a Nuclear Free Zone according to current council policy (EM013). Brisbane Peace Fleet is now recruiting to develop a rapid response to visiting war ships such as the January docking of USS Ronald Reagan – an aircraft carrier fueled by two nuclear reactors. Contact Adele 0439 353 587
"You can jail the resister but not the resistance." Solidarity and support for activists – write a letter or even a postcard to a peace prisoner today. Nuclear Resister has a list of peaceprisoners jailed for resistance to nuclear weapons and war.
Talisman Sabre – US/OZ War Games
From the the end of May to 2 July 2007, Australia will play host to the largest military exercise in Australia – Operation Talisman Sabre. According to the Public Environment Report released October 2006 it will involve nearly 14,000 US troops and over 12,000 Australian personnel. Exercise activity will take place at Australian military locations including the Australian-US "training facilities": Shoalwater Bay in Queensland and Bradshaw and Delamere Range in the Northern Territory. Support sites including civilian facilities in Australia, offshore and overseas will also be utilised.