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Putting Pine Gap on Trial Again – November 2017

Putting Pine Gap on Trial Again – November 2017

An appeal for financial support In Early November six of us go to trial in Alice Springs charged under the notorious “Defence Special Undertaking Act” which carries a maximum sentence of 7 years for trespass.* This is only the second time in history this 1952 law has...

Pine Gap: Full Knowledge & Concurrence

Pine Gap: Full Knowledge & Concurrence

OCTOBER 12, 2017 BY KELLIE TRANTER In honour of the late Professor Des Ball Heavily redacted documents produced in accordance with Freedom of Information laws appear to imply that the Australian government has full knowledge of current and future operations taking...

Close Pine Gap, Free Chelsea Manning!

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...

US bases a significant cost to communities

"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...

Peace Pilgrims Lament at Pine Gap

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,...