Pubic Meeting: US Forces in Australia - Security or Risk?

Contact Phone: 
9023 1958
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Contact Email:
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Trades Hall, Meeting Room 1 (54 Victoria St entrance)

Discussion on campaigning for an independent foreign policy for Australia which promotes peace in our region.


Prof. Richard Tanter
Senior Research Associate, Nautilus Institute – on the expansion of US military forces in Australia

Nic Maclellan
Writer and researcher on Pacific island affairs – on how our region reacts to a growing US presence

Maki Yohana
Member of Japanese for Peace – on the Okinawan experience of US military bases
Boyette Jurcales Jr.
Coordinator of ‘Ban the Bases’ Global Campaign Network – on the US military in the Philippines

Organisers include the Medical Association for Prevention of War, Spirit of Eureka, Pax Christi, ICAN, CICD, Philippines Australia Solidarity Association, WILPF, the Victorian Trades Hall Council and Philippine Caucus for Peace