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Anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand and Australia

Dora Alves

Anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand and Australia

by Dora Alves

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Published by National Defense University Press, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security -- Australia.,
  • National security -- New Zealand.,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDora Alves.
    SeriesNational security affairs monograph
    ContributionsNational Defense University Press.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA874.3 .A48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15326760M

    The ANZUS treaty was a mutual defense pact signed between Australia, New Zealand and the United States. For the US it was an alliance to counter the spread of communism in the Asia and Pacific region and for New Zealand and Australia it provided security against any threats from communism. It was a heady period as the Lange government, with considerable marketing skill, promoted a new imagery of a bicultural, anti-nuclear, technologically innovative New Zealand, at once entrepeneurial and caring. The America’s Cup challenge and the bone people were .

    New Zealand also forms part of the ANZUS alliance with Australia and the United States; in , however, following New Zealand's decision to ban US nuclear-armed or nuclear-powered ships from its ports, the United States renounced its ANZUS treaty commitments to New Zealand. New Zealand is part of the Australia Group and the Nuclear Suppliers. Australian & New Zealand Fiction: Paperback. 1 - 20 of results Patrick White led anti-nuclear peace marches and boycotted the Bicentenary. Helen Garner and Les Murray took a stand against political correctness. The collection is as much a social and cultural map of women's attitudes and occupations as View Product [ x ] close.

      Not only is Australia bigger, more endowed with natural resources, and more strategically located than its not so close neighbor across the mile-wide Tasman Sea, but the location also makes it inherently less secure than New Zealand―a ‘dagger pointed at the heart of the Antarctica’. 4 Insecurity has been part of the discourse on Author: Vojtech Mastny. LEGAL CHALLENGES TO NUCLEAR WEAPONS FROM AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND. by Kate Dewes. Abstract. In June , New Zealand became the first Western-allied state to adopt legislation banning nuclear-armed and powered warships from its territory. This article outlines the history of how and why this happened, and some of the consequences.


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Anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand and Australia by Dora Alves Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alves, Dora. Anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand and Australia. Washington, DC.

Anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand and Australia Technical Report Alves, D. The vast South Pacific, so near to Southeast Asia and vital sea lines of communications, is of great strategic value to the United States and the West. @article{osti_, title = {New Zealand paying for nuclear ban}, author = {Clements, K P}, abstractNote = {In the New Zealand Labor party banned nuclear-armed and propelled warships and urged promotion of a South Pacific nuclear-weapons free zone.

Among the major consequences of New Zealand's unilateral antinuclear stance are the following: (1) The ANZUS (Australia, New Zealand. The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes various nuclear direct action groups, environmental movements, and professional organisations have identified themselves with the movement at the local, national, or international level.

Major anti-nuclear groups include Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, International Physicians for. Great deals on Australia History & Military Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items.

The anti-nuclear movement arose out of a concern of the use of nuclear technologies. This movement manifests various concerns: opposition to nuclear weapons, weapons using depleted uranium, and in favour of nuclear disarmament opposition to nuclear power and generation of electricity with nuclear energy.

opposition to the use of radioactivity and food irradiation opposition to radiation. July must be reviewed and the growth of anti-nuclear sentiment in New Zealand considered.

Be-cause Australia is so important to ANZUS, this review will also weigh that country's close relations with New Zealand, Australian attitudes, and the strength of anti-nuclear feeling there. [5Cited by: 4. The prospect of nuclear power in Australia has been a topic of public debate since the s.

Australia has never had a nuclear power station. Australia hosts 33% of the world's uranium deposits and is the world's third largest producer of uranium after Kazakhstan and Canada. Australia's extensive low-cost coal and natural gas reserves have historically been used as strong arguments for.

New Zealand was a founding member of the United Nations in New Zealand Prime Minister Peter Fraser felt that in order for New Zealand to be secure in the South Pacific, it need to align itself with major world powers like the United States through some kind of organisation that could guarantee small powers a say in world affairs.

Since the defeat of the Royal Navy during World War II it. Impact on public policies []. By the nations legislation under the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Actall territorial sea and land of New Zealand is declared a “nuclear free zone”.

In Italy the use of nuclear power has been barred by a referendum in Recently, however, Italy has agreed to export nuclear technology.

This monograph, by Dr. Dora Alves of the National Defense University, examines the regional events leading to New Zealand's action and the resulting furor. Because the center of the incident is the issue of nuclear arms, Dr. Alves focuses on the growth of anti-nuclear attitudes in New Zealand, where the ruling Labour Party adopted an anti.

fense commitments to New Zealand under the ANZUS (Australia/New Zealand/United States) alliance treaty, and a breach in political rela-tions between the two countries yet to be fully mended.

Establishment of the nuclear-free policy was the crowning achieve-ment. Australia's southeast coast (between Sydney in New South Wales, and Adelaide in South Australia) is the most densely populated area of the country. Indigenous presence south of Sydney is relatively small; Aboriginal people are virtually never seen in Victoria in particular.

Australia is a country of great contrasts; some might say paradoxes. Rebecca Priestley is a senior lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington where she teaches history of science, science communication and creative science is the coauthor of Atoms, Dinosaurs and DNA, the editor of The Awa Book of New Zealand Science, and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Elsie Locke Award Cited by: 5.

The anti-nuclear stance helps to promote New Zealand as a green and innovative, forward thinking country. Over thirty years strong, and now ingrained in the minds of kiwis, the legislation does not look to be dropped anytime soon, and so future generations can benefit from a nuclear free home.

An insider account of New Zealand's anti-nuclear policy and the unravelling of the ANZUS alliance. Inthe newly elected Labour Government's anti-nuclear policy collided with a United States foreign policy based on nuclear deterrence. National nuclear energy policy is a national policy concerning some or all aspects of nuclear energy, such as mining for nuclear fuel, extraction and processing of nuclear fuel from the ore, generating electricity by nuclear power, enriching and storing spent nuclear fuel and nuclear fuel r energy policies often include the regulation of energy use and standards relating to.

During and after World War II Australia began supplying uranium for the US and UK’s weapons programs, and this is how Australia got involved. British weapons tests in South Australia and Western Australia left a long line of health problems for Aborigines and armed service personnel, as well as significant environmental damage.

Back injust after Labour took power, journalist Bernard Moran foreshadowed some of what New Zealand was likely to see from the new Labour Government. “Amending the Education Act to make sex education compulsory and remove parental rights to withdraw children from such classes.

The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes the use of nuclear direct action groups, environmental groups, and professional organisations [2] [3] have identified themselves with the movement at the local, national, and international level.

Major anti-nuclear groups include Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, International. ANZUS (Australia-New Zealand-United States) has long been dysfunctional to the detriment of everyone involved.

In the 's, New Zealand declared itself nuclear-free -- an understandable reaction.During and after World War II Australia began supplying uranium for the US and UK's weapons programs, and this is how Australia got involved. British weapons tests in South Australia and Western Australia left a long line of health problems for Aborigines and armed service personnel, as well as significant environmental damage.Many of the photographs in the book come from the PNG National Archives collection and several are being published for the first time.

This publication is a companion to the reference work, Australia and Papua New Guinealaunched in Port Moresby earlier this year. It is the fifth in the series, Australia in the World.