Australian Related Chemical Warfare Articles

1985  The Gillis Report – Australian Field Trials with Mustard Gas

07 April 1988  Australia Turns Away Iranian Gas Victims  

01 July 1988  NSW Declares Chemical War on Prisoners 

12 January 1989  Chemical Arms & the Region   

19 January 1989  Australia Backs US on Libya Plant  

15 January 1991  Masks Won’t Cover up Real Problem

04 April 1992  Mustard Gas Peril off NSW

10 April 1992  Mustard Gas May Have Killed our Men, says Doctor

11 April 1992  Mustard Gas: Bungling, Secrecy Exposed

22 May 1992  World Finally Sees Risk of Chemical Weapons

03 December 1993  Mushrooms & Mustard Gas

18 June 1994  Diggers Lured into Cruel War Gas Trials

18 April 1998  Diggers in Mustard Gas Tests

01 March 1999  Keen as Mustard Book Review

24 May 2000  Peter Dunn, AO

16 July 2000  Veterans Death Prompt Study Urgency         

26 January 2002  Toxic Gas Dumps Litter Coastline

28 January 2002  Hunt for WWII Deadly Gas Dump

30 January 2002  Hundreds of Chemical Weapons Dumped

03 February 2002  Toxic Time Bomb Decays off Coast

10 March 2002  Burnet’s Solution: The Plan to Poison S-E Asia

16 July 2002  Safety Study Of Toxic Sea Sites Sacked

16 July 2002  Mustard Gas Dumped Off Coast Leaking

17 July 2002  Lab Tests Chemical  Weapons 

21 July 2002  Fears Of Coastal Mustard Gas Leak

20 August 2002  Questions on Notice – Chemical Weapons Testing

2003  Chemical Warfare Agent Sea Dumping off Australia 

2003  Sea Dumping In Austalia

08 March 2003  Government Booklet Leads to Panic Buying

03 May 2003  A Lack of Intelligence

28 May 2003  Stolen Gas Cylinder May Contain Mustard Gas

07 June 2003  Just How Well Informed was Australia’s Intelligence

11 April 2004  Port Moves on Container Terror Checks

17 December 2004  Trawlers Dredge Up Weapons 

30 October 2005  The Deadliness Below (Part 1)

30 October 2005  The Deadliness Below (Part 2)

30 October 2005  Dumping Was Carried Out On A Global Scale

03 November 2005  Hunt For US Weapons Dump off NZ Coast

2006  Buried At Sea  (film in which Australia is mentioned)

20 May 2006  Heavily Armed with Bullets of Fact

06 November 2006  Concern WWII Chemical Dump Off NSW Coast

25 April 2007  Our Sacrifice, at Home & Abroad

01 November 2007  Yuraygir National Park

20 January 2008  Deadly Chemicals Hidden In War Cache

27 January 2008  Blisters From Mustard Gas

15 February 2008  Geoff’s Terrible Secret War

23 February 2008  Pioneering Specialist Focused on Stomach Ills

28 February 2008  Author Lifts Lid On Chemical Warfare History

12 March 2008  Brought Back Memories

26 March 2008  Glenbrook’s Secret Past

30 March 2008  Book Review – Chemical Warfare in Australia

31 March 2008  A Deadly Menace

10 April 2008  Guinea Pigs Tell A Testing Tale

19 April 2008  The Return to Villers-Brettoneux

23 April 2008  Forgotten War Continues inside Veterans Hearts

01 May 2008  Chemical Warfare And Railway Tunnels

07 May 2008  Mushroom Mystery

24 May 2008  The Big Secret

24 May 2008  Our Toxic Secret

24 June 2008  Parliamentary Speech Given By David Bradbury MP

26 June 2008  Memories Of Mustard Gas

08 July 2008  The Big Secret – Our Mustard Gas Conspiracy

08 July 2008  Mustard Gas Tainted Our Reputation

17 July 2008  Chemical Experiments In The Eighties

17 July 2008  Hidden Newnes Forest Storge Has Added To Puzzle

25 July 2008  Conversation Hour With Richard Fidler

01 August 2008  Frank Fights On For Duty Justice

03 August 2008  Book Review – Chemical Warfare in Australia

05 August 2008  Railway Historians Join Chemical Warfare Issue

07 August 2008  Bases’s Phantom War Reveals Its Secrets

14 August 2008  Hidden Stories Of War

15 August 2008  Soldiers Were Guinea Pigs for Chemical Weapons

15 August 2008  Deadly Weapons Used To Stump Dance Hall

15 August 2008  They Were Only 19 – Armourer Recounts

30 August 2008  Memories Rise To Surface

04 September 2008  Lifting The Lid On WWII Secrets

09 September 2008  Chemical Warfare Left Its Legacy

17 September 2008  Marrangaroo Military Base – Talk With Maj Cuthbertson

20 September 2008  Secrets Unmasked

22 September 2008  Chemical Bombs Sit Metres From Lithgow Families

24 October 2008  Bowen’s Role In Gas Trials

26 November 2008  History Channel Films At Glenbrook 

01 December 2008  Marrangaroo – What Can Go Wrong

03 December 2008  Truth Coming Out

09 December 2008  Secret No More

24 January 2009  Cleanup For Our Wartime Secrets

06 February 2009  Alcatraz Down Under – Glenbrook Tunnel

07 February 2009  Cleansing Our Sins

09 February 2009  Coming Clean

10 February 2009  Stories Go Global

19 February 2009  Chemical Munition Casing Found To Be Harmless

23 February 2009  Gas Bomb Scare A Fizzer

27 February 2009  No Chemical Weapons At WWII Burial Site

05 March 2009  War Yarns Led To Chemical Dig

02 April 2009  The World as it was When we Were Born

16 April 2009  A Clean Bill Of Health For Marrangaroo

19 May 2009  Top Level Scrutiny For Marrangaroo Army Base

18 July 2009  Not Moonwalkers

22 July 2009  Book Review

27 August 2009  Proserpine, Gunyarra & Historical Finds

04 August 2009  Chemical Weapons Munitions Dumped at Sea

01 September 2009 Sydney – A Chemical Weapons Depot & Dumping Ground

05 September 2009  Hardy Souls

08 September 2009  A Job Well Done – Meantime in the Forest

10 September 2009  Dark Secrets Brought to Light

24 October 2009  Bunker Gas Fears Unburied

31 October 2009  Bombshell for Grader Driver

04 November 2009  Chemical Warfare Workers Receive Overdue Honour      

08 November 2009  Mustard Gas on Mine Site

09 November 2009  Deadly Gas Discovered

10 November 2009  Officials Duck Gas Find Questions

11 November 2009  Weapons Await UN Inspection

11 November 2009  Questions Remain on Australian Mustard Agent Find

11 November 2009  Mustard Filled Rounds Found Near Future Coal Mine Site

11 November 2009  Minister of Veteran Affairs Press Release

12 November 2009  UN Inspectors to Examine Munitions Found in Australia   

13 November 2009  Glenbrook RAAF Mustard Men Remembered

14 November 2009  Former Workers Tell Bomb History

14 November 2009  Shell Find Raises Memories

18 November 2009  Mustard Gas Men Gain Recognition

21 November 2009  Debate Over Chemical Weapons Cache Intensifies

28 November 2009  1020 Mustard Charge Bombs Dumped In Our Waters

28 November 2009  Bunker Battleground

28 November 2009  WWII Apprentice Doubt Castle Hill Tunnels

12 December 2009  Mustard Gas Men Honoured

07 January 2010  Chemical Spill Forces Evacuation

07 January 2010  Evacuated Residents Return Home After Chemical Leak            

08 January 2010  Mustard Gas Feared in Chemical Spill

08 January 2010  Investigations After Chemical Scare

09 January 2010  Mustard Gas Scare

12 January 2010  Good Job In Emergency

18 January 2010  Tear Gas Grenade Set off in Unit

26 January 2010  Inch Street Residents Want Answers

27 January 2010  No Compo for Australian Nuclear Test Veterans

25 February 2010  Council Told Mustard Gas Scare was the Last Straw

13 March 2010  No Mustard Gas – It was Benzene

20 March 2010  Inch Street Lobbyists Heard the Outcome of the EPA Inquiry      

March/April 2010 Mustard Gas Men Honoured at Glenbrook War Memorial

March 2010  The Future of Chemical Weapons

17 April 2010  Lynne Learning Grandad WWI History

24 April 2010  Legendary Tunneller Remembered

25 April 2010  Honour Roll Stories: Kellyville

25 April 2010  Cache of Old Letters Brings Home Horror

26 April 2010  Timely ANZAC Lesson: Don’t Follow a Fading Power to Disaster 

13 May 2010  Thanks Mustard Gas Men

21 May 2010  Heroic Action was at a Cost

01 June 2010  Long Poison Era Ended in Handshake

04 June 2010  Australia’s Security Interests

09 June 2010  Mustard Gas Shells to be Destroyed

12 June 2010  Deadly But Someone Had to Do the Job

15 June 2010  US Military CB Warfare History

13 July 2010  Lithgow Businesses on Notice over Pollution, Noise

29 July 2010  Australia to Impose Nuclear Sanctions on Iran

30 July 2010  Experts to Destroy Old Gas Shells

05 August 2010  Investigation Needed

11 August 2010  Humble Hero Remembers

21 August 2010  Accidental Hero

25 August 2010  Students Asked to Plan Terror Attack

30 August 2010  Evidence of Mustard Gas use in WW2 PNG

13 September 2010  Mustard Gas found on Disused Military Site

13 September 2010  Mustard Gas found in WWII Shells

13 September 2010  Mustard Gas found in WWII Shells

13 September 2010  Mustard Gas found in WWII Shells

17 September 2010  Unfulfilled Farmer Found A Life In Science

29 September 2010  Kevin Rudd’ Dangerous World

17 October 2010  Chemical Munition Dump Sites in Coast  

20 October 2010  Greens Bill for Parliament

22 November 2010  Gates Opened to Mustard Gas Site

23 November 2010  Weapon Search to Continue

January 2011  Trains Toxic Agents and Toadstools

15 February 2011  US Expertise Sought to Dispose of Mustard

22 February 2011  Heritage Listing for Glenbrook Tunnel

18 March 2011  WII Columboola Chemical Munitions Destruction

18 March 2011  Clean Up of WWII Mustard Gas Stash   

18 March 2011  Clean Up of Mustard Gas at Qld Property

24 March 2011  Mustard Gas Shells to be Destroyed

29 April 2011  First The Military Treated Us Like Mushrooms

22 May 2011  Heritage Declaration for 88 Mile

02 June 2011  Defence Destroys WWII Weapons in Queensland

02 June 2011  Mustard Gas Shells Destroyed

07 June 2011  Defence Minister Visits OPCW

08 June 2011  Columboola A Short Historical Overview

12 June 2011  Fear Terrorists Could Use Chemical Weapons           

July 2011  Beach Gas Scare

17 September 2011  Mustard Gas Fears Averted in Toxic Blaze

7 December 2011  World War II Plan to Poison Japanese Crops

11 February 2012  The Passing Of A Legend

11 March 2012  Richmond Store Owner Dearly Missed

20 April 2012  Chemical Cleanup 70 Years On

22 June 2012  Mustard Gas Bomb Found

30 July 2012  OPCW Director-General Visits Australia

25 September 2012  Contamination Fears at Defence Site

10 February 2013  Claims up to 50 US Prisoners Died

April 2013  An Unlikely Encounter

30 August 2013  Defence Buying for Chemical Weapons Attack 

27 November 2014  Book reveals details of toxic gas trials

10 December 2014  Secrets From The Past

29 January 2015  Death By Mustard Gas Review

5 February 2015  Berowra Author Publishes His Latest Books

9 February 2015  The Unknown Story of the Gassed Stevedores

16 March 2015  Death By Mustard Gas Review ADF Journal

16 March 2015  Death By Mustard Gas Flyer

26 March 2015  Sydney’s Secret Chemical Weapon Disaster

17 April 2015  WWII Mustard Gas Dumped off Cape Moreton

17 April 2015  Calls to Test WWII Mustard Gas Dumping

17 April 2015  Minister Seeks Advice Over Chemical Weapons Site

23 April 2015  Remembrance Plaque is Unveiled at Villa Maria

30 April 2015  Mustard Gas off Cape Moreton Wont Be Tested

01 June 2015  Australia Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary

06 June 2015  Isis Could Develop Chemical Weapons

20 June 2015  Deadly Effect of Mustard Gas Brought to Light

30 March 2016  Glenbrook Tunnel Mushroom Farm To Close

04 August 2016  Proserpine’s Historical Museum

04 July 2017  Chemical Warfare Armourer Doug Bain’s Passing