Canberra’s attitude to nuclear weapons has always been riddled with contradictions. Homegrown nuclear campaigners winning the Nobel prize have put the cat among the pigeons.
The Turnbull government has refused to congratulate ICAN on winning Australia’s first homegrown Nobel Peace Prize. In doing so, it is working against international efforts to ban nuclear weapons.
A grassroots movement with its genesis in Melbourne has won the Nobel Peace Prize.