Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights' Inquiry into Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
Three new pieces of legislation regarding national security have been introduced into Parliament, all of which QPLC have grave concerns about.
This Brief provides a summary of IPAN’s aims and activities. Quakers are affiliated with IPAN through QPLC.
This Brief focusses on moves for a nuclear weapons ban, following stalemate in negotiations towards nuclear disarmament.
Given recent publicity about gun violence in the USA, this briefing paper focusses on what has been happening in Australia.
QPLC offers some questions that might be put to candidates in the current Federal Election campaign on issues relating to peace.
Briefing paper on the brewing conflict in the South China Sea by Quaker David Rosenberg (Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Middlebury College, Vermont).
This Alert refers to recent moves to have refugee children removed from detention centres, and to legislation amended by the Senate to support such moves.
Trends in crime and the responses to it are the focus of this brief. It includes recent statistics and analysis, and comments on the various approaches to preventing crime and enhancing social cohesion.
This paper is intended to sum up the history and current thinking among Quakers on the issue of conscientious objection.
This report summarises the latest Defence White Paper issued by the Australian Government. It includes analysis and comment, and Quaker perspectives.
The latest developments surrounding the TPP, and what actions can be taken to raise concerns.
This report outlines the creation and role of the Australian Border Force (ABF), its characteristics, and various assessments of its likely impact on Australian society and beyond.
This reports the Prime Minister's statement on accepting refugees from the war in Syria, and the decision to extend bombing. It includes responses from the Opposition and the Greens, and from the AYM Presiding Clerk to the PM.
The Sustainable Development Goals are the successors to the Millenium Development Goals. This is a resource for Quakers to learn more about them.
A summary of this year's UNAA Conference, with the theme 'Shaping the Future'.