Home Run 4 Julian Tour – Newcastle

Hello friends I’d like to thank those involved for coordinating today’s event, and for the invitation to speak. The last time I spoke in front of a Newcastle audience about Julian was in April 2012 to debate the topic “whether Julian is a fighter for freedom or high-tech terrorist”? Earlier, in 2010, I made headlines criticising […]

Assange chronology

11.4.19 ‘He has remained on an ACCT, the care planning process for prisoners identified as being at risk of suicide or self-harm, since his arrival at HMP Belmarsh [paragraph 345 Baraitser’s judgement]. 12.4.19     Australian High Commission correspondence to HMP Belmarsh. 12.4.19 Consul & Consular officer visit Assange at HMP Belmarsh 12.4.19 DFAT report on visit […]

Speech at the launch of IPAN’s US-Australia Alliance Inquiry

  IPAN INQUIRY LAUNCH 26 NOVEMBER 2020 Introduction I’d like to begin by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet today, and pay my respects to their Elders past, present and future. May I thank IPAN, particularly Annette Brownlie, for inviting me to be a part of the first national public […]

Background to the militarisation of climate change

2015 Head, Michael — “Calling Out the Troops – Disturbing Trends and Unanswered Questions” [2005] UNSWLawJl 33; (2005) 28(2) UNSW Law Journal 479 ‘During the passage of the call-out legislation, the Government and the Labor Party combined to defeat an amendment that would have required the tabling in Parliament of the manuals and protocols that […]

The militarisation of climate change

Posted by Kellie Tranter on Thursday, August 27, 2020  

Defence FOI request Arnhem Space Centre

Background KELLIE TRANTER Australia’s appetite for Hypersonics   FOI request and documents received: Discussion papers, emails, briefs, documents, correspondence relating to the use of the Arnhem Space Centre, Nhulunbuy –as it is now known- by Defence from 1 January 2017 to date [being 24 September 2019]. http://kellietranter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ArnhemSpaceCentre.pdf Dramatis personae Mark Bateup https://www.dst.defence.gov.au/news/2014/07/11/dsto-builds-deeper-linkages-with-industry Scott Wallis – […]