While you were away… We banned the bomb!


Today marks the first day of the Parliament’s spring sitting in Canberra. Vintage Reds joined ICAN this morning to welcome members of parliament and staff back to work: While_you_were_away.jpgPhoto: Jude Dodd

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons had a historic success at the UN in New York this last month, when 122 countries signed a Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Australia, though, squibbed; it voted against the 2016 UN resolution that established the mandate to negotiate a treaty, and did not take part in the Treaty process.

Anthony Albanese added his voice to our call on the government to think again, for heaven’s sake:

Photo: Anthony Albanese (@AlboMP)