MAPW Experts on Australia and the Global Arms Trade

The Medical Association for the Prevention of War is a credible source on the Australian arms industry.  

When I studied a Graduate Diploma in Peace Studies at La Trobe University we investigated arms, the fact that a person holds the gun and the question – is the problem the gun? or is the problem… Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Combat or Compat-ible Global Systems?

Interesting to note a French company won the contract.   Is it defence Australia requires or how to develop peace in this region. From a peace perspective imagine if monies were spent to bring people out of poverty, to expand education and global understanding.  Values based education is what catalyses within people a sense… Continue reading

Privatising Public Space to Realise Peace is Freedom

I’ve just been told by a waitress that if I don’t buy coffee I do not have the right to be in a space I thought was public.  I was to discover it had been corporatized.  I sat back and thought of all those people who do not have money who are increasingly… Continue reading

Microcosm of Mass Extinction Events – Britain

I  felt inspired to change the name of my post.  These are the signposts.

I felt intuitively to follow up on this.  It is a sign of our imbalance with nature. I think of all the unresolved conflicts where we can’t even work out simple problems of sharing, caring, revealing and healing.… Continue reading

National Anti-Corruption Body, Australia’s Parliament and the 21st Century

The audio below features Tony Fitzgerald an Australian Judge who headed the Fitzgerald Commission in Queensland investigating corruption. I had the privilege of working for the Fitzgerald Inquiry into police corruption in Queensland.  This Commission was set up after Joh Bjelke Petersen left power.  It was indeed a police state. He had police… Continue reading

Until YOU Change Climate Change WILL NOT Balance

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong”