Nuclear Weapons in Australia & the Pacific

The development of nuclear weapons during and after WWII dramatically changed both the nature of warfare and public opinion about it.

Australia and the Pacific were some of the main sites used by nuclear powers to test these weapons. Resistance to nuclear testing has been a major feature of peace activism since the second half of the twentieth century.




Exhibition texts by Nic Maclellan (NM) and Michael Hamel-Green (MHG) .