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  Australia Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Australia Group is an informal group of countries established in 1985 (after the use of chemical weapons by Iraq in 1984) to help reduce the spread of chemical and biological weapons by monitoring and controlling the spread of technologies required to produce them.
The group, initially consisting of 15 countries, has increased to 39, including most of the major Western democracies, several eastern European nations, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey.
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Commission, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australia_Group   (179 words)

 The Australia Group: Twenty Years Fighting Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation
The Australia Group is a forum of 38 countries, plus the European Commission, which works to prevent chemical and biological weapons proliferation.
Australia has been the permanent Chair of the Australia Group since it was first established in 1985.
Australia Group participants have raised the bar against proliferators by strengthening export controls, including through harmonising national export licensing measures on items that can be used in CBW programs.
www.foreignminister.gov.au /releases/2005/fa044_05.htm   (328 words)

 Australia Group Fights Chemical, Biological Weapons Proliferation
Following is a fact sheet from the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Nonproliferation on the Australia Group, which was created in 1984 to combat the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons.
The principal purpose for the group is to ensure that the industries of the participating countries do not assist, either purposefully or inadvertently, states seeking to acquire chemical and biological weapons (CBW) capability.
The Australia Group (AG) was founded in 1984 in the aftermath of the massive use of chemical weapons (CW) during the Iran-Iraq war.
usinfo.state.gov /xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2004&m=August&x=20040810140135dmslahrellek8.352298e-02&t=livefeeds/wf-latest.html   (781 words)

 The Australia Group: Tackling the Threat of Chemical and Biological Weapons - Media release - Minister for Foreign ...
The Australia Group is an informal network of countries that consult on and harmonise their national export licensing measures on CBW items.
Participants in the Australia Group condemned the callous terrorist attacks in the United States on 11 September and observed one minute’s silence in memory of the victims.
Recalling that terrorist groups have used or tried to use chemical and biological agents in the past, participants agreed that the Australia Group has an important role to play in reducing the threat of CBW terrorist attacks.
www.dfat.gov.au /media/releases/foreign/2001/fa154_01.html   (505 words)

 The Australia Group
The Australia Group is an informal group of countries which are committed to combatting the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons.
The Australia Group controls therefore help to address a weakness in the provisions of the Convention, and evidence that a number of countries including States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention are pursuing biological weapons programmes.
The informal work of the Australia Group on harmonising export control measures is likely to be needed for a period after entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention, supporting efforts to ensure the effectiveness of the new chemical disarmament regime.
projects.sipri.se /expcon/australia_group.htm   (921 words)

 Workplace Australia Group - Privacy policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Workplace Australia Group understands that your business affairs and financial information are very private subjects, and wants you to feel comfortable visiting this website and using its services.
Workplace Australia Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party websites.
Workplace Australia Group uses the information you provide on the feedback form to contact you about your business query or to provide requested marketing materials.
www.wag.net.au /privacy.htm   (647 words)

 Australia Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Australia Group (AG) is an informal consultative forum of states whose objective is to limit the transfer of precursors to chemical weapons (CW), equip-ment used in the production of chemical and biological weapons (CBW) and biological warfare agents.
The Australia Group was created in 1985 after it had become clear that Iraq was using CW in its war against Iran.
Australia Group participants currently meet once a year in the Australian embassy in Paris.
cbw.sipri.se /cbw/101020520.html   (230 words)

 Australia Group Meeting Outcomes
The Australia Group held its 20th anniversary plenary meeting in Sydney from 18-21 April.
The plenary - the first to be held in Australia - was attended by delegates from the Group's 38 member countries and the European Commission.
The plenary noted the vital role the Australia Group has played over the past two decades in containing chemical and biological weapons proliferation, and expressed gratitude to Australia for its efficient and effective chairing of the Group since its inception.
www.foreignminister.gov.au /releases/2005/fa048_05.htm   (360 words)

 Welcome to Group Training Australia
GTA is the national professional association for the group training network of 120 Group Training Companies around Australia.
Group Training Companies employ apprentices and trainees, and then place them with 'host employers', usually from small to medium sized enterprises.
In fact, Group Training Companies are currently working with more than 35,000 enterprises;
www.gtaltd.com.au   (86 words)

 CGU Insurance - CGU Acquisition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In January 2003, the CGU Insurance Group became part of Insurance Australia Group, Australasia's leading general insurance group.
Insurance Australia Group and CGU largely operate using different distribution models and CGU's operation under the Insurance Australia Group banner will greatly enhance Insurance Australia Group's position in the SME commercial, rural and intermediated personal channels.
CGU's expertise with intermediaries and business partners was one of the key reasons Insurance Australia Group pursued the acquisition, and they are committed to further developing and enhancing these relationships.
www.cgu.com.au /mediarelease/acquisition.shtml   (263 words)

 Australia Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Other financials were also lower, with AMP down seven cents to $7.31, Insurance Australia Group falling seven cents to $5.19 and Macquarie Bank offloading...
Negotiations between NRMA's parent company, Insurance Australia Group (IAG), and the MTA have made little success.
The group, initially of 15 countries, has increased to 33, including most of the major Western democracies, several eastern European nations, Argentina, Japan, South Korea, and Turkey.
www.wikiverse.org /australia-group   (243 words)

 Wine Marketing Group, University of South Australia
The Wine Marketing Group is a focal point for information, research and professional development in all aspects of the wine sector.
The Group focuses on providing in-depth research to problems facing the global wine sector.
The Group is adept at both analysing existing information in new and useful ways as well as creating insightful research solutions to a range of problems.
www.wine.unisa.edu.au   (149 words)

 Frogs. And more frogs. All at frogs.org.au.
The Amphibian Research Centre was established as a centre dedicated to research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs.
The Southern Corroboree Frog is perhaps Australia's most spectacular frog - unfortunately it is also Australia's most endangered frog.
Users of Netscape 4 are strongly encouraged to upgrade to a newer version as it incorrectly interprets the standards.
www.frogs.org.au   (577 words)

 Mandurah Wildflower Group Inc. Wildflowers Western Australia
Mandurah is located in the Peel Region of Western Australia about 74ks south of Perth, the capital of our state.
It is one of the fastest growing areas of Australia.
Mandurah Wildflower Group Inc. is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation and cultivation of wildflowers and native plants.
www.mwg.green.net.au   (179 words)

 Asperger Syndrome Support Group WA (Inc)
The group is based in Perth, Western Australia, to support families or carers of those with Aspergers syndrome.
The goal of the Asperger Syndrome Support Group (ASSG) is to support the parents and families of persons with Asperger's Syndrome and High Functioning Autism.
As a member you also are entitled to participate in Group meetings, become a committee member, vote on group policy and direction.
www.users.bigpond.com /pjjcdenton   (1061 words)

 AIS Support Group Australia Inc.
The Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS) Support Group Australia Inc. (A0041398U) is a peer support, information and advocacy group for people affected by AIS and/or related intersex conditions, and their families.
Unless otherwise stated, the AIS Support Group Australia authorises copying of any material published by the AIS Support Group Australia placed on this website for non-commercial use only, provided that any copied material from the website retains all copyright or other proprietary notices, contact details of the AISSGA and any disclaimer contained thereon.
This information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the website undertake the responsibility for assessing the accuracy of its content and that they rely on it entirely at their own risk.
home.vicnet.net.au /~aissg   (433 words)

 australia group - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "australia group" is defined.
AUSTRALIA GROUP : Glossary of Global Trade Terms [home, info]
Australia Group : Glossary of Trade and Shipping Terms [home, info]
www.onelook.com /?w=australia+group   (92 words)

 The Australia Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Australia Group is an informal organization which about 30 nations have joined.
Members of the group cooperate to ensure that export of materials and equipments do not contribute to the spread of chemical or biological weapons.
The Australia Group has identified a number (54) of key precursor chemicals and have adopted export controls on them.
www.cbwinfo.com /General/Australia.html   (205 words)

 GramBangla: Home Page of Grameen Support Group Australia
The bank which is in operation since 1983 is founded by Professor Muhammad Yunus who is stated to have been twice nominated for Nobel Prize for his success with Grameen Bank.
The Grameen Support Group Australia (GSGA) which is based in Sydney, Australia is the Australian counterpart of Grameen Support Groups found in many countries across the world.
We are a group of volunteers and we do not have any legal or financial association with Grameen Bank.
www.grambangla.com   (968 words)

 Australia Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Australia Group is an informal arrangement of 28 industrial countries including the United States, Canada, most of Western Europe (including the European Union), Japan, New Zealand, and Australia, the Australia Group seeks to prevent the spread of chemical and biological weapons material and technology.
The Group holds information exchanges and prepares lists of chemical precursors, microorganisms, and related equipment for member countries to control by export licensing and monitoring.
DoD's contribution to U.S. participation in the Australia Group has paralleled its participation in the negotiation of and the implementation planning for the CWC.
fas.org /nuke/control/ag   (113 words)

 Hapkidoists Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Please feel free to post messages to the entire group or on the discussion boards.
The charter of the group is to promote both professional and personal friendships amongst Hapkidoists through a sharing of knowledge and skills.
Hello,I've just joined this group and saw your message.What part of Canada are you in?I spent Xmas 2000 in Edmonton and wanted to do some training but the only club i could...
groups.msn.com /HapkidoistsAustralia   (216 words)

 3rd Baulkham Hills Crestwood Scout Group Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Scout Group is located within the Baulkham Hills Shire, in the north western area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Group Headquarters, where all meetings take place, is located at Louise Avenue, Baulkham Hills.
The Group welcomes new members, male and female and new leaders to assist with the training of the new members.
www.ozemail.com.au /~ebbottj/3bhcscts.html   (227 words)

 - The Australia Group
The Australia Group initially made a commitment to control exports of 8 dual-use chemicals but this list has subsequently been expanded.
Moreover, after the discovery that Libya had built a chemical weapons factory in Rabta, south-west of Tripoli, the Australia Group countries expanded their controls to cover dual-use chemical manufacturing facilities and equipment and related technology.
The Background and Procedures of the Australia Group
www.sipri.org /contents/expcon/australia_group.html   (267 words)

 Sydney PHP Group - supporting PHP developers in Sydney, Australia since 2003
Sydney PHP Group supports PHP developers in the Sydney region through monthly meetings and the forum on this site.
Joining the group's forum can give you access to a PHP network in the Sydney area and PHP related jobs/contracts in the area.
As part of the effort to make the Sydney PHP Group site more accessible to its members, the forum has moved to our.org domain, complete with new style (check out the [code]blocks[/code].
sydney.ug.php.net   (303 words)

 CNN.com - Australia terror group 'disrupted' - Oct. 28, 2003
The deportation of a French man suspected of training with al Qaeda has disrupted the operations of a local terror group, according to Australia's federal police chief.
The office of Australia's attorney-general Philip Ruddock on Tuesday said the warning included French concerns Brigitte's presence was related to the Rugby World Cup competition currently being held in Australia.
Keelty's comment followed revelations Tuesday that one man whose home in a mainly Muslim Sydney neighborhood was demanding his passport be returned by police so he and his family could leave the country in disgust.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/asiapcf/auspac/10/28/australia.france.terror.ap   (608 words)

 Australia Group
Thirty-three countries participate in the AG: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, and the U.S. The AG operates by consensus.
Export controls do not restrict or impede legitimate trade; they enable responsible governments to review exports and ensure that commercial industries under their respective jurisdictions do not contribute to the development of weapons of mass destruction.
AG participants agreed to notify the Group of those export licenses denied for nonproliferation reasons.
www.state.gov /t/np/rls/fs/27800.htm   (666 words)

 A Real War onĀ Terrorism By Robert Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On the subject of export-controls (of biological agents as well as dual-use equipment that can be used for bioweapons), the Australia Group is a valuable ongoing laboratory for policy.
But the policies whose value it establishes will eventually have to be made mandatory on a global scale to be completely effective.
And bioweapons inspections are wholly outside of the Australia Group's compass.
slate.msn.com /id/2070210/sidebar/2070803/ent/2070799   (137 words)

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