A national gathering of peace makers and anti war activists during the 50 Year Anniversary of Pine Gap.
A series of independently organised events and artful non violent protest actions in and
around Alice Springs.
Themed on closing the U.S. spy and drone base at Pine Gap. Come and Join Us
What is Pine Gap?
A US base established by the CIA to conduct mass surveillance, collecting raw data from satellites, supporting communications of US armed forces, targeting drone attacks and also supporting arms control verification. More info on Pine Gap
19 Sept – 1 Oct
Hosted by Cairns Peace by Peace and Peacebus.com
29th Sept – 7:30am
Community Bike Ride to Pine Gap to protest its 50 years of inglorious existence.
29th September – 11:00am
We’re having ‘Brunch not Bombs’ at the gates of Pine Gap
29th Sept – 2:30pm
Join the Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition to SHINE A LIGHT ON RAYTHEON !
30th Sept – 9am
Share and invite widely. Let’s make this big!
30th Sept – 9am
We are holding a “Peace Picnic” for all people in the northern rivers to join together in solidarity
30th Sept – 6:30pm
Hosted by the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network
1st Oct – 8:30am
A conference to raise public awareness of the role of Pine Gap
1 Oct – 6pm
A lantern lit participatory theatre performance lamenting the sorrows of war and imperialism
Oct 2 – 9am
Hosted by IPAN and Peacebus.com
Join us for more actions and events to stop warmaking and surveillance as activists face court in 2017. #Endwarculture #NoMoreUSwars In 2016, six “Peace Pilgrims” were arrested lamenting war and praying for peace on the mountain and in the valley next to the...
Cairns Peace Pilgrim crosses the line to pray at Pine Gap Defence Facility early Monday as Peace Convergence ends.
Media Release Cairns Peace Pilgrim crosses the line to pray at Pine Gap Defence Facility early Monday as Peace Convergence ends. UPDATE: Paul Christie has been arrested and is being held at the Alice Watchhouse. Peace Pilgrim Paul Christie has been arrested after...
Australian peace activists attempting to close the Pine Gap US intelligence base declare their solidarity with imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Chelsea Manning was a US soldier, arrested in 2010 after leaking thousands of classified documents related to the...
"There are a growing number of situations throughout the world that call into question the assertion that US bases positively impact a local community's economy,” says Dr Lisa Natividad, a speaker at the annual conference of the Independent and Peaceful Australia...
Right now our peace convergence is at the gates of Pine Gap! Peacefully blockading to #ClosePineGap and oppose US drones killing civilian, data collection / surveillance on citizens and US war making on sovereign Arrente land. Can you join us now? Spread the word by...
Early on Thursday morning, five "peace pilgrims" walked on to the Pine Gap US military base at Alice Springs, in Arrernte country, to lament the death caused by the base and to resist the violence that is perpetrated there. Jim Dowling, Margaret Pestorius, Andy Paine,...
Raytheon the private contractor behind much of Pine Gap’s work has become a target of protesters who are in Alice Springs to draw attention to Pine Gap’s 50 year history of creating instability and war. Situated in a non-descript building in Whittaker Street,...
Six “Peace Pilgrims”, whose ages span 19 to 73, travelled through the desert together last night and are due to arrive on a crest inside military land at dawn and there sing a mournful lament about the human cost of war. Margaret Pestorius with her viola. Image: Adam...
Early this morning activists shut down the Raytheon facility in Alice Springs. Four activists remain locked onto the gates of the facility preventing employees from engaging in the machinations of war today. This action is one in a series of protests against the...
The week long convergence at the gates of the Pine Gap US Military Spy Base south of Alice Springs continues to build, with several actions planned over the coming days leading up to a mass action on Friday at the gates of the facility. Pine Gap is one of the largest...
We are hijacking the airwaves at 8CCC (102.1) broadcasting and streaming online for the next two weeks 9am-6pm. TURN ON, TUNE IN and resist the U.S. military industrial complex!
This petition will be delivered to Prime Minister Turnbull
These limited edition and highly stylish t-shirts are available in black and sky blue. Featuring sleeves, for sun protection while you’re out in the desert to Close Pine Gap! Grab yours from...
All merchandise is being sold at cost price. We are not making any margin on these products. Please visit our website and donate to one or more of the projects that will contribute to the #ClosePineGap event. Thank you to the original artist of the Red tailed black...
On the road to Pine Gap to protest the US war machine in central Australia. We need funds to help us: pay for fuel & supplies to make this year's action at the gates the most awesome one yet. We need your help. Please help us get there and shut down the US war...
Please support this national gathering of peace makers and anti war activists during the 50 Year Anniversary of Pine Gap. We need your help to set up a series of independently organised events and artful non violent protest actions in and around Alice Springs. Themed...
A mobile blockade camp that provides various weather structures that can accommodate a gathering of 100 people. Blockadia is bringing a heap of essential infrastructure to the #ClosePineGap camp. We are currently low on paying passengers and are asking our community...
They are watching us – Now lets watch them. 5 large street theater props that will stand above the crowd.