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Challenge militarism in Australia

Statement on G20 Brisbane November 2014

... we are concerned that the increased militarisation of our civil society will not be recalled after G20 has finished ...

Submission on Australia’s Defence White Paper

...that national security be redefined to include peace, human and environmental/climate security

Advocacy in support of Global Day of Action on Military Spending

The 2014 GDAMS on 14-15 April 2014 was organised by the International Peace Bureau. WILPF Australia issued a statement in support of reduced military spending, and branches undertook local activities in support of GDAMS. 

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Challenge militarism International Campaigns

WILPF’s international disarmament work is coordinated through its Reaching Critical Will program.

WILPF created Reaching Critical Will in 1999 in order to promote and facilitate engagement of non-governmental actors in UN processes related to disarmament.

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 "There is no way to peace; peace is the way."  
Edith Greene Balch, founding member of WILPF and Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1946.