Mount Isa city councillors got to see the 2017 Nobel Peace prize medal as a deputation thanked council for a recent decision.
In February the the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom successfully lobbied Mount Isa City Council to sign the ICAN Cities Appeal, the first council in Queensland to do so.
ICAN is trying to lobby the Australian government to sign and ratify the UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons and the February decision made Mount Isa the first council in Queensland to sign an appeal letter to the federal government to sign the Total Nuclear Weapons Ban at the UN.
On Wednesday ICAN board member Dr Marianne Harrison addressed council draped by a flag which read Nobel Peace Prize 2017, a prize ICAN won for its efforts against nuclear testing.
Delegates from ICAN and WILPF including Dr Harrison have been in Mount Isa since Tuesday displaying the 2017 Nobel medal.
"City councils would have to deal with casualties and loss of infrastructure in the event of a nuclear bomb," Dr Harrison said.
"We need to get councils on board and we are so delighted Mount Isa is the first to sign up in Queensland."
Mayor Danielle Slade said she was proud Mount Isa had signed up to the pledge.
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