Collection DOC 533 - Publications of the Pacific Concerns Resource Center, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement, and associated organisations

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AU PMB DOC 533

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Publications of the Pacific Concerns Resource Center, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement, and associated organisations

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  • 1975-2006 (Creation)

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8 reels; 35mm microfilm

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The Pacific Concerns Resource Center was the secretariat of the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement. The first conference of the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement was held in Suva in April 1975. The Pacific Concerns Resource Center published several documents relating to a nuclear free and independent Pacific, including Pacific news bulletin, a monthly journal first published in Sydney, and from 1999, in Suva. Issues and countries it covered include decolonisation and self-determination struggles, the environment and sustainable development, indigenous rights, sovereignty and land rights, demilitarisation and anti-nuclear campaigns, intellectual property rights for indigenous peoples, East Timor, West Papua, Bougainville, Kanaky, Te Ao Maohi and the Philippines.

Other documents filmed include: Pacific Concerns Resource Centre annual report (1999-2004); Canberra Kanaky bulletin (1985-1986), edited by Barry and Dorothy Shineberg; Kanaky update: towards New Caledonian independence (1984-1989), edited by George Tieman and Reverend Dick Wooton; Nuclear free Pacific news (1982-1983); Pacific Concerns Resource Center bulletin (1981-1985); and, Pacific news (later title: Pacific news bulletin) (1983-2004).

The collection also includes: To'ere: no te tiamaraa, a private newspaper published weekly in Faa'a, Tahiti, and edited by Claude Marere from 2002-2006; and, Independence and sovereignty for Te Ao Maohi (French Polynesia), translated by Nic MacLellan and published in Faa'a, Tahiti in 1997.

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  • English
  • French

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Person: Nic MacLellan
Address: Victoria
Country: Australia

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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