Nuclear Waste

PLANS FOR A NATIONAL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMP/STORE IN AUSTRALIA

Responsible Radioactive Waste Management - detailed briefing paper, Nov 2014, written by Jim Green (FoE), Nat Wasley (Beyond Nuclear Initiative) and Dave Sweeney (ACF)

Fires at radioactive waste repositories

Accidents at world's only deep underground radioactive waste repository

Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners - November 2015 statement re proposed national dump in Flinders Ranges (PDF)

'Community consent' without community? Anica Niepraschk in Online Opinion, Feb 2016

ACF - July 2015 - 'Wasting Time? International lessons for managing Australia's radioactive waste' - detailed briefing paper by Anica Niepraschk

Conservation Council of SA and other NGOs - 4-page briefing paper - August 2015 (PDF)

Nuclear medicine and the proposed national radioactive waste dump

FoE print-friendly 2-page infosheet - July 2015 - Australian radioactive waste issues (Word file)

FoE 2-page infosheet - July 2015 - Should Australia become the world's nuclear waste dump?

ACF Briefing Paper - March 2015 - update on the nomination process for a national radioactive waste dump/store

Managing Australia's radioactive waste - need for an independent Commission of Inquiry (August 2014)

PLANS TO TURN AUSTRALIA INTO THE WORLD'S NUCLEAR WASTE DUMP

Please click through to the following webpage: http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/import-waste

GLOBAL NUCLEAR WASTE ISSUES

Click here to download a detailed 2010 Australian NGO paper on global nuclear waste problems or read it online here.

Reprocessing, MOX fuel (mixed uranium and plutonium) and international nuclear transport.

DEFEATED PLAN FOR NATIONAL DUMP AT MUCKATY, NT

Muckaty Traditional Owners defeat Lib-Lab-NLC dump plan (June 2014)

Articles on Muckaty / NT nuclear dump debate

NT dump Briefing Paper - February 2011 (PDF) - FoE response to inaccurate federal government briefing to local council/s regarding proposed radioactive waste facility and related transport issues (Word file or read online)

Nuclear Freeways project

PowerPoint - Proposed NT dump - Sept 2011 - saved as a PDF file

NT Dump - the thin edge of the wedge

FoE submission to 2010 Senate Inquiry (regarding Muckaty nuclear dump plan and the National Radioactive Waste Management Bill)

Ferguson's Dump Announcement - Feb 23 2010 - articles, media releases etc.

Stop the NT Dump - Joint NGO Statement - June 2008

Nuclear waste and the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act (Word file) (Martin Ferguson breaching Labor policy and breaking election promises)

FoE submission to 2005 Senate inquiry re proposed NT dump (Word file)

DEFEATED PLAN TO DUMP IN SA UNDER HOWARD GOVERNMENT

The successful campaign against nuclear dumping in SA 1998-2004

Michels Warren and Nuclear Waste Dumping in SA (case study of a PR company spinning for the nuclear industry 1999-2004)

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, check the radioactive waste section on the links page.