Links

Information sources on Australian nuclear issuesPlease advise of dead links, omissions etc.

INDEX TO THIS WEBPAGE

A FEW SOURCES & RESOURCES

  • 3CR weekly Radioactive Show available for download as podcast! www.3cr.org.au/radioactive
  • Links: (i.e. webpages with lots of links to sites on Australian nuclear issues)

Nick's pro- and anti-nuclear links – prof. assocs, government, industry, information, prof. services, research institutions www.calytrix.biz/radlinks/Australia/Australia.htm

Heaps of mainly pro-nuclear links – ARPANSA  www.arpansa.gov.au/RadiationProtection/links.cfm

ENVIRONMENTAL / ANTI-NUCLEAR GROUPS

Please contact jim.green@foe.org.au to advise of corrections, other groups etc.

Updated March 2012

NATIONAL

Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (Aboriginal/environmental alliance)
www.anfa.org.au

Friends of the Earth
www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear
Jim Green, national nuclear campaigner (Melbourne)
jim.green@foe.org.au 0417 318 3680417 318 368
PO Box 222, Fitzroy, Victoria, 3065

Beyond Nuclear Initiative
www.beyondnuclearinitiative.com
Natalie Wasley, Project convenor (Sydney)
natwasley@alec.org.au, 0429 900 7740429 900 774

Australian Conservation Foundation
http://www.acfonline.org.au/be-informed/northern-australia-nuclear-free
Dave Sweeney, Nuclear Free campaigner (Melbourne)
d.sweeney@acfonline.org.au, 0408 317 8120408 317 812
First Floor, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

Australian Student Environment Network
http://asen.org.au/getactive/campaigns/no-nukes/
info@asen.org.au

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
www.icanw.org
Tim Wright, Australian Campaign Coordinator
tim@icanw.org ph 03 9347 479503 9347 4795, 0400 967 2330400 967 233
G3/60 Leicester St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Medical Association for the Prevention of War
www.mapw.org.au
Nancy Atkin, Executive Director
nancy.atkin@mapw.org.au ph 03 9023 195803 9023 1958, 0431 475 4650431 475 465
PO Box 1379 Carlton Vic 3053

Wilderness Society (Queensland uranium)
http://www.wilderness.org.au/regions/queensland/uranium_mining

Greens’ Senator Scott Ludlam
http://scott-ludlam.greensmps.org.au/portfolios/nuclear

Greenpeace Australia
www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/news/Nuclear
www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/what-we-do/nuclear

Nuke Free Future
www.nukefreefuture.com

NEW SOUTH WALES

Sydney - Uranium Free NSW

website: uraniumfreensw.org.au

facebook: facebook.com/UraniumFreeNSW

twitter: https://twitter.com/UraniumFreeNSW

Sydney - Nature Conservation Council nccnsw.org.au/campaigns/uranium-mining

Sign the NSW uranium-free charter: nccnsw.org.au/content/take-action-support-nsw-uranium-free-charter

Sign a petition: https://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/keep-nsw-free-from-uranium-exploration

Sydney - Yellowcake Road Collective

Web: www.sydney.foe.org.au/projects/nuclear-free

Email: yellowcakeroad@gmail.com

Sydney - 311 Campaign for Nuclear Free (Japanese)
www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_221456754534946
Yukiko Hirano yukikosal@yahoo.co.jp 0414758 295

Blue Mountains Nuclear Free Group

www.nuclearfree.blogspot.com

bmnuclearfreegroup@gmail.com

Newcastle
Kanuguba www.kanuguba.org

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Beyond Nuclear Initiative (Alice Springs)
www.beyondnuclearinitiative.com
Lauren Mellor, lauren.a.mellor@gmail.com ph 08 8952 201108 8952 2011, 0413 534 1250413 534 125

Arid Lands Environment Centre (Alice Springs)
www.alec.org.au
http://aridlandsec.blogspot.com
Jimmy Cocking info@alec.org.au 08 8952 249708 8952 2497

Environment Centre Northern Territory (Darwin)
www.ecnt.org
Cat Beaton, Nuclear Free NT campaigner
uranium@ecnt.org, ph 08 8981 198408 8981 1984, 0434 257 3590434 257 359
Office: 3/98 Woods St, Darwin 0801
Postal: GPO Box 2120 Darwin Northern Territory 0801

Families for a Nuclear Free Future (Alice Springs)
http://ffanff.wordpress.com
ffanff@aapt.net.au

QUEENSLAND

Queensland Nuclear Free Alliance

http://qnfa.org

Friends of the Earth Brisbane BUMP Action Group

Websites: www.nuclearfreequeensland.org and www.brisbane.foe.org.au
Email:nuclearfreequeensland@yahoo.com.au
Phone: 0411 118 7370411 118 737

Food Irradiation Watch
www.foodirradiationwatch.org
foodirradiationwatch@yahoo.com.au
0411 118 7370411 118 737

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Friends of the Earth Adelaide
www.adelaide.foe.org.au
Clean Futures Collective
Shani Burdon shani.burdon@foe.org.au 0412 844 4100412 844 410
Level 1, 157 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000
www.facebook.com/pages/Clean-Futures-Collective/134979696573151

VICTORIA

Friends of the Earth, Melbourne
Anti-nuclear and Clean Energy (ACE) campaign
www.melbourne.foe.org.au/?q=an/home
www.acecollective.org
ace@foe.org.au
Ph Zin Zin Rain 0408 165735, (03) 9419 8700(03) 9419 8700
Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays 6.30 pm at the FoE office: 312 Smith St, Collingwood.

Japanese for Peace (Melbourne)
www.jfp.org.au
info@jfp.org.au
Kazuyo Preston kazpres@optusnet.com.au 0413 849 9840413 849 984

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Conservation Council of Western Australia
http://uraniumfree.wordpress.com
http://conservationwa.asn.au/content/view/201/260
Mia Pepper, Nuclear Free campaigner
mia.pepper@conservationwa.asn.au ph 08 9420 726608 9420 7266, 0415 380 8080415 380 808
City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth, WA 6005

ANAWA (Anti-Nuclear Alliance of Western Australia)
www.anawa.org.au
http://nouranium.wordpress.com
admin@anawa.org.au
5 King William St, Bayswater WA 6053
Telephone & Fax  9271 8786
Marcus Atkinson, BUMP campaigner 0400 505 7650400 505 765

Footprints for Peace
www.footprintsforpeace.net
marcus@footprintsforpeace.org

FANG (Fremantle Anti-Nuclear Group)
www.fang.org.au
fremantleantinukegroup@yahoo.com

Friends of the Earth Southwest WA
Joan Jenkins joanpod4@tpg.com.au

Western Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (WANFA)
Della Rae Morrison, Chairperson
dellaraemorrison@gmail.com 0438 678 4710438 678 471

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URANIUM MINING

Uranium mining – various

Map of Oz nuke sites australianmap.net

Friends of the Earth uranium webpages: www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u

Australian Nuclear Free Alliance www.anfa.org.au

Yellowcake Country: Australia's Uranium Industry (short articles on numerous issues) www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u

Dr. Gavin Mudd - technical papers on ISL mining, impacts of Olympic Dam on Mound Springs, etc http://users.monash.edu.au/~gmudd

Jim Falk et al., 2006, "Australia, uranium and nuclear power", International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol 63(6), December, pp.845-857. (Available from jim.green@foe.org.au)

Sustainable Energy & Anti-Uranium Service archive (dated but still has useful info on uranium mining)

Parliamentary inquiries etc.

Senate References and Legislation Committee, October 2003, "Regulating the Ranger, Jabiluka, Beverley and Honeymoon uranium mines", www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=ecita_ctte/completed_inquiries/2002-04/uranium

House of Representatives – Federal Standing Committee on Industry and Resources, Australia's uranium: Greenhouse friendly fuel for an energy hungry world, December 2006 www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=isr/uranium/report.htm

Senate Select Committee on Uranium Mining and Milling, 1997, Uranium Mining and Milling in Australia www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=uranium_ctte/report/contents.htm

Australian Government's 'Uranium Industry Framework' http://web.archive.org/web/20110223192531/http://www.ret.gov.au/resources/mining/australian_mineral_commodities/uranium/Pages/uranium_industry_framework.aspx

Uranium Council (formerly Uranium Industry Framework):

http://www.ret.gov.au/resources/mining/australian_mineral_commodities/uranium/council/Pages/council.aspx

Uranium customer countries - China, Russia, India etc.

Friends of the Earth www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u/cc

Uranium sales to Russia

Uranium Sales to Russia (PDF file) - FoE Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, June 2008

Treaties Committee rejects Russia uranium agreement, Online Opinion, 22 September 2008 www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=7929&page=0

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties rejects uranium sales to Russia - Report #94 - http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=jsct/14may2008/index.htm or direct download http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=jsct/14may2008/report1/fullreport.pdf

Uranium sales to India

US-India ageement (PDF) – Joint Australian NGO statement

Trashing nuclear promises (US - India nuclear deal), Tilman Ruff, Online Opinion, 21 August 2008 www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=7796

Proposed uranium sales to India - detailed 2010 EnergyScience Coalition briefing paper (PDF)

Uranium sales to China

Article by David Noonan

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties approval for uranium exports to China http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=jsct/8august2006/index.htm

Uranium and nuclear weapons proliferation / safeguards

Friends of the Earth: www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u/safeguards

Medical Association for Prevention of War www.mapw.org.au/nuclear-chain/safeguards

Medical Association for the Prevention of War and Australian Conservation Foundation, 2006, "An Illusion of Protection: The Unavoidable Limitations of Safeguards", www.mapw.org.au/download/illusion-protection-acf-mapw-2006

Who's watching the nuclear watchdog?, Richard Broinowski and Tilman Ruff, Online Opinion, 10 September 2007 www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=6339

Henry Sokolski (ed.), Feb 2008, "Falling Behind: International Scrutiny of the Peaceful Atom", www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=841

Alan J. Kuperman, David Sokolow, and Edwin S. Lyman, March 18, 2014, 'Can the IAEA Safeguard Fuel-Cycle Facilities?', Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin (www.NPPP.org), http://blogs.utexas.edu/nppp/files/2014/03/NPPP-working-paper-2-2014-Mar-18.pdf

Looking beyond Iran and North Korea for Safeguarding the Foundations of Nuclear Nonproliferation, former IAEA Safeguards Director Pierre Goldschmidt, Nov 15, 2011, www.npolicy.org/article.php?aid=1115&tid=4

Building Support for the Agencys Safeguards Mission, Henry Sokolski, Nov 03, 2010, Nonproliferation Policy Education Centre, www.npolicy.org/article.php?aid=50&rtid=6

Non-proliferation Policy Education Centre www.npolicy.org and see in particular the section on the non-proliferation regime www.npolicy.org/topics.php?page=0&tid=4

Nuclear Power Joint Fact Finding Dialogue,  June 2007, https://www.keystone.org/policy-initiatives-center-for-science-a-public-policy/energy/nuclear-power-joint-fact-finding.html

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (Australia), 2008, inquiry into proposed uranium sales to Russia: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=/jsct/14may2008/report1/fullreport.pdf

Dr. Brian Lloyd, NT Parliamentary Library Service, Feb 6, 2007, Nuclear Proliferation: Fifth in the series on the Debate on Nuclear Policy in Australia, 2006-2007 www.parlibrary.nt.gov.au/parliamentary_research_papers

Professor Richard Broinowski, Our role in limiting nuclear proliferation?, August 8, 2005 www.theage.com.au/news/opinion/our-role-in-limiting-nuclear-proliferation/2005/08/07/1123353210626.html

Professor Richard Broinowski, Australian Uranium & Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Submission to Federal Standing Committee on Industry and Resources http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=isr/uranium/subs.htm or direct download: http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=isr/uranium/subs/sub72.pdf

Professor Richard Broinowski, "Fact or Fission? The Truth About Australia's Nuclear Ambitions", Melbourne: Scribe, 2003.

Trust us, Tilman Ruff, Online Opinion, 17 November 2006 www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=5156

Value-subtracting: Form vs. substance in Australian uranium safeguard policy, Richard Leaver, Austral Special Report 09-08S, 11 December 2009, Nautilus Institute, http://nautilus.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/leaver-safeguards.pdf

Nuclear Safeguards: some Canadian questions about Australian policy, Richard Leaver, Austral Policy Forum 09-5A, 23 February 2009, http://nautilus.org/apsnet/nuclear-safeguards-some-canadian-questions-about-australian-policy/

Depleted uranium (DU)

International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons: www.bandepleteduranium.org

Uranium mining companies

Australian Uranium Association www.aua.org.au

BHP Billiton (Olympic Dam) www.bhpbilliton.com/home/aboutus/regulatory/Pages/default.aspx#050_Uranium

SXR Uranium One (Honeymoon): www.uranium1.com

Heathgate Resources (Beverley): www.heathgate.com.au

Energy Resources of Australia (Ranger) www.energyres.com.au

Beverley and Honeymoon in-situ leach mines

Adnyamathanha Elders: http://yurabila.wordpress.com

SXR Uranium One (Honeymoon mine) www.uranium1.com

Senate References and Legislation Committee, October 2003, "Regulating the Ranger, Jabiluka, Beverly and Honeymoon uranium mines" www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=ecita_ctte/completed_inquiries/2002-04/uranium

Roxby Downs / Olympic Dam uranium mine

FoE www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u/roxby

Lizards Revenge http://lizardsrevenge.net/

Mark Parnell MLC / SA Greens www.markparnell.org.au/campaign.php?campaignn=29

Save the Basin (Great Artesian Basin): www.savethebasin.com

Cuttlefish Country (impacts of proposed desal plant on the Spencer Gulf and the Giant Cuttlefish) cuttlefishcountry.com

BHP Billiton Watch: http://bhpbillitonwatch.net

Roxstop! www.roxstop.org

FoE Adelaide www.adelaide.foe.org.au

SA Nuclear Information Centre www.ccsa.asn.au/nic

Bad Developers www.baddevelopers.green.net.au/Docs/roxby.htm

List of spills and accidents at SA uranium mines:

www.pir.sa.gov.au/minerals/sa_mines/approved_mines

Ranger and Jabiluka and other Top End uranium issues

Gundjehmi Aboriginal Corporation www.mirarr.net

Environment Centre of the Northern Territory www.ecnt.org

Australian Conservation Foundation www.acfonline.org.au/default.asp?section_id=106

Senate References and Legislation Committee, October 2003, "Regulating the Ranger, Jabiluka, Beverly and Honeymoon uranium mines" www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=ecita_ctte/completed_inquiries/2002-04/uranium

Senate Select Committee on Uranium Mining and Milling, 1997, Uranium Mining and Milling in Australia http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=uranium_ctte/report/contents.htm

Angela Pamela (near Alice Springs)

www.stopangelapamela.org.au

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NUCLEAR RACISM

Australia:

Australian Nuclear Free Alliance www.anfa.org.au

Radioactive Racism in Australia www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/racism

Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta, Irati Wanti campaign http://web.archive.org/web/20080718193150/www.iratiwanti.org/home.php3 or this link should take you to the same archived Irati Wanti website: http://tinyurl.com/y8jbuh8

Violence in Marree - WMC Interference http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u/roxby/1990s

Mirarr/Gundjehmi submission #44 at http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=isr/uranium/subs.htm or direct download (10MB PDF) http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=isr/uranium/subs/sub44.pdf

International:

Indigenous World Uranium Summit www.nuclear-free.com and www.sric.org/uraniumsummit.

Richard Salvador, Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANO), NGO presentation to UN NPT Review Conference, 2002,

http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Disarmament-fora/npt/prepcom02/NGOpres2002/4.pdf

USA: http://www.beyondnuclear.org/native-america/

USA:

* Southwest Indigenous Uranium Forum: www.siuf.net

* International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers www.GrandmothersCouncil.org

* Honor the Earth www.HonorEarth.org

* Indigenous Action: http://www.indigenousaction.org/

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NUCLEAR POWER

Nuclear power in Australia

Friends of the Earth webpages: www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/nfc

Andrew Macintosh (The Australia Institute), 2007, "Siting Nuclear Power Plants in Australia  Where would they go?", Web Paper No. 40 https://www.tai.org.au/file.php?file=web_papers/WP96.pdf

Richard Baker,  June 29, 2006, 'Secrecy on Howard's nuclear trip', The Age www.theage.com.au/news/national/secrecy-on-howards-nuclear-trip/2006/06/28/1151174268792.html

Impacts of Nuclear Power & Uranium Mining on Water Resources www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/water-nuclear

Nuclear power in Australia - Switkowski report + critiques:

Uranium Mining, Processing and Nuclear Energy Review (UMPNER) a.k.a. 2006 Switkowski report (pro uranium mining and pro-nuclear power but argues against expansion into conversion, enrichment, fuel fabrication and reprocessing). http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-66043

Submissions to UMPNER: http://web.archive.org/web/20070830182528/www.pmc.gov.au/umpner/submissions.cfm

Critiques of the UMPNER/Switkowski report:

Nuclear power - global

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003 and 2009 update, "The Future of Nuclear Power: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study", web.mit.edu/nuclearpower.

UK: www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/reports/index.php

Greenpeace: http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/nuclear-reaction/

Economics of nuclear power

Ben McNeil, June 2007, The Costs of Introducing Nuclear Power to Australia, Journal of Australian Political Economy #59,

http://media.wix.com/ugd/b629ee_14530a4a91394ff385d90813cf0fcd97.pdf

World Information Service on Energy, 2005, 'Unfair Aid': The subsidies keeping nuclear energy afloat

www10.antenna.nl/wise/index.html?http://www10.antenna.nl/wise/630-31

Stephen Thomas et al. (commissioned by Greenpeace International), 2007, "The Economics of Nuclear Power", www.greenpeace.org/international/press/reports/the-economics-of-nuclear-power.

Citigroup, November 2009, 'New Nuclear - the Economics Say No: UK Green Lights New Nuclear – Or Does It?', https://www.citigroupgeo.com/pdf/SEU27102.pdf

EnergyScience Coalition fact sheet on economics www.energyscience.org.au

This ANSTO-commissioned report argues that nuclear power would be economic in Australia ... but only if it is subsidised! John H. Gittus, "Introducing nuclear power to Australia: an economic comparison":

Keystone Center, 2007, Nuclear Power Joint fact-Finding, https://www.keystone.org/policy-initiatives-center-for-science-a-public-policy/energy/nuclear-power-joint-fact-finding.html

Harding, J, 2007, Economics of nuclear power and proliferation risk in a carbon-constrained world, Electricity Journal 30(20):1–12, November.

Lovins, AB & Sheikh, I, 2008, The nuclear illusion, Ambio, November 2008 preprint, www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid257.php.

Severance CA, 2009, Business risks and costs of new nuclear power.

http://climateprogress.org/2009/01/05/study-cost-risks-new-nuclear-power-plants.

Oikiluoto nuclear power station in Finland: Hollinger P, 2008, Areva in talks with TVO over EPR delays. Financial Times FT.com 16-10-2008. For a pro-nuclear perspective see World Nuclear News (2009) Oikiluoto 3 losses to reach 1.7 billion, www.world-nuclear-news.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=24732. For an anti-nuclear perspective see www.olkiluoto.info/en.

Nuclear power and climate change

Friends of the Earth et al., 2005, Nuclear Power: No Solution To Climate Change’ www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/nfc/power

Ian Lowe, 2005, Is nuclear power part of Australia's global warming solutions?, Address to the National Press Club http://202.60.88.196/news.asp?news_id=582

Ian Lowe, Quarterly Essay, Issue 27, September 2007, Reaction Time: Climate Change and the Nuclear Option, www.quarterlyessay.com

Pete Roche, April 2005, Is Nuclear Power a Solution to Climate Change www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/reports/index.php or direct download: www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/reports/Nuclear_Power_April_05v2.pdf

Brice Smith, 2006, Insurmountable Risks: The Dangers of Using Nuclear Power to Combat Global Climate Change www.ieer.org/reports/insurmountablerisks

Charles D. Ferguson, 2007, Nuclear Energy: Balancing Benefits and Risks, US Council on Foreign Relations, www.cfr.org/publication/13104/nuclear_energy.html?breadcrumb=%2Fpublication%2Fby_type%2Fspecial_report

Amory Lovins, Imran Sheikh, and Alex Markevich, 2008, Forget Nuclear, www.rmi.org/sitepages/pid467.php.

Amory Lovins, 2005, Nuclear power: economics and climate protection potential, Rocky Mountains Institute www.rmi.org.

Mycle Schneider (WISE Paris), April 2000, "Climate Change and Nuclear Power", published by World Wide Fund for Nature

www.panda.org/downloads/climate_ change/fullnuclearreprotwwf.pdf

Greenpeace, "Nuclear Energy: No Solution to Climate Change" archive.greenpeace.org/comms/no.nukes/nenstcc.html

Mark Diesendorf, June 16, 2006, "Nuclear power: not green, clean or cheap", Online Opinion www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=4581

Statement of Dr. Thomas Cochran, Natural Resources Defense Council, on the Environmental, Safety, and Economic Implications of Nuclear Power Before the Science and Technology Committee House of Representatives, Washington, April 23, 2008,

http://docs.nrdc.org/nuclear/files/nuc_08042301A.pdf

John Busby, March 2008, "Why nuclear power is not a sustainable source of low carbon energy", www.after-oil.co.uk/nuclear.htm

EnergyScience Briefings Papers #2, 3, 4, 5, 16, 21

www.energyscience.org.au/factsheets.html

Down the Yellowcake Road:

www.downtheyellowcakeroad.org/icws309w2/index.cfm?ID=96C8E1AE-AB14-404C-ABB018DB487A1150

Links between nuclear power and nuclear weapons

Country case studies

General literature on the interconnections between civil and military nuclear programs:

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NUCLEAR WASTE

Plan for Commonwealth nuclear dump in NT

Beyond Nuclear Initiative www.beyondnuclearinitiative.wordpress.com

No Waste Alliance www.no-waste.org

Senate SECITA Committee, 2008, Inquiry into the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Repeal and Consequential Amendment) Bill 2008, http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=eca_ctte/completed_inquiries/2008-10/radioactive_waste/

Nuclear Territory News - dump section - www.ntne.ws/articles/article.php?section=waste

Arid Land Environment Centre www.alec.org.au

Central Land Council www.clc.org.au

NT government www.nt.gov.au use search engine - search for nuclear dump

Environment Centre Northern Territory www.ecnt.org

Friends of the Earth www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/nontdump

Rudd Government dumping election commitments, Jim Green, Online Opinion, 23 December 2008, www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=8330

Federal government:

* www.radioactivewaste.gov.au
* www.ret.gov.au/RESOURCES/RADIOACTIVE_WASTE/WASTE_MGT_IN_AUST/Pages/RadioactiveWasteManagementinAustralia.aspx

NSW Inquiry into Nuclear Waste Management 2003-04: NSW Parliament – Joint Select Committee into the Transportation and Storage of Nuclear Waste, 2004 www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/nuclearwaste

Successful campaign against dump in South Australia:

Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta, Irati Wanti campaign http://web.archive.org/web/20080718193150/www.iratiwanti.org/home.php3

Jim Green website archive: http://web.archive.org/web/20080822035148/http://www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/index.html#ntdump

ARPANSA http://web.archive.org/web/20040610143043/http://www.arpansa.gov.au/reposit/nrwr.htm

Federal Government:

http://web.archive.org/web/20080719051744/http://www.radioactivewaste.gov.au/publications/former_projects.htm

and

www.ret.gov.au/RESOURCES/RADIOACTIVE_WASTE/WASTE_MGT_IN_AUST/Pages/RadioactiveWasteManagementinAustralia.aspx

Australia as the world's nuclear waste dump:

FoE webpage: http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/import-waste2

Nuclear Fuel Leasing Group, Submission to UMPNER, 18 August 2006:

http://web.archive.org/web/20070830182528/http://www.pmc.gov.au/umpner/submissions/134_sub_umpner.pdf

Association for Regional and International Underground Storage www.arius-world.org

Pangea (predecessor of ARIUS) www.anawa.org.au

J.J. Veevers, Disposal of British RADwaste at home and in antipodean Australia, Australian Geologist www.es.mq.edu.au/geology/media/veevers1.htm

2003 submission and article by Australian academic Ian Holland (PDF) http://www.foe.org.au/sites/default/files/Holland%20on%20import%20HLW.pdf

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Various

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons www.icanw.org

Oxford Research Group: www.oxfordresearchgroup.org.uk

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (Australia), 2009, Inquiry into Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament,

http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=jsct/nuclearnon_proliferation/index.htm

US bases in Australia / nuclear alliance / missile defence

Medical Association for the Prevention of War - PowerPoint presentation on various aspects of the nuclear alliance

http://www.mapw.org.au/download/mapw-presentation-australia-us-defence-links

Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition www.anti-bases.org

Federation of Atomic Scientists fas.org/news/australia

Talisman sabre military exercises, war and the environment, Sue Wareham, Online Opinion, 10 July 2009, www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=9148

Pine Gap 6 www.pinegap6.org

Australia's secret nuclear weapons push - 1940s to 1970s

Friends of the Earth webpages: www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/ozbombs

Jacques E.C. Hymans, 2000, "Isotopes and Identity: Australia and the Nuclear Weapons Option, 1949-1999", Nonproliferation Review, Vol.7, No.1, Spring, pp.1-23, http://cns.miis.edu/npr/pdfs/hym71.pdf

Jim Walsh, 1997, 'Surprise Down Under: The Secret History of Australia's Nuclear Ambitions', The Nonproliferation Review, Fall, pp.1-20, http://cns.miis.edu/npr/pdfs/walsh51.pdf

Alice Cawte, "Atomic Australia: 1944-1990", Sydney: New South Wales University Press, 1992.

Richard Broinowski, Australian nuclear weapons: the story so far, Austral Policy Forum 06-23A 17 July 2006, http://nautilus.org/apsnet/0623a-broinowski-html/

Richard Broinowski, 2006, Australia's New Nuclear Ambitions, http://nautilus.org/apsnet/0624a-broinowski-html/

Wayne Reynolds, "Australia's bid for the atomic bomb", Melbourne University Press, 2000. (For a review of Reynold's book, click here.)

Several web-pages at Jim Green Nuclear & Environmental research

Military implications of the former Howard government's nuclear push in Australia

Max Walsh, June 7, 2006, The Nuclear Club, The Bulletin http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/ozbombs

Hugh White, Don't mention the bomb, The Age March 1, 2007

www.theage.com.au/news/hugh-white/dont-mention-the-bomb/2007/02/28/1172338702694.html

British nuclear bomb tests in Australia

Friends of the Earth webpages. www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/britbombs

Australian Nuclear Map - information, photos, videos: australianmap.net/category/nuclear-weapon-test-site/

Paul Langley's detailed research on the nuclear bomb tests in Australia: http://nuclearhistory.wordpress.com

Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta, Irati Wanti ('The poison, stop it') http://web.archive.org/web/20080718193150/www.iratiwanti.org/home.php3
and see the links section at the Irati Wanti site.

The Report of the Royal Commission into the British Nuclear Tests in Australia, 1985:

Conclusions and recommendations (PDF)

Volume 1 of the Royal Commission Report (PDF)

Volume 2 of the Royal Commission Report (PDF)

Roger Cross, "Fallout: Hedley Marston and the British Bomb Tests in Australia", Wakefield Press, 2001.

Australian Nuclear Veterans Association web archives http://anva.org.au/ and  http://web.archive.org/web/20080723072017/http://users.bigpond.net.au/anva

Collection of articles by journalist Colin James (Word file) http://foe.org.au/sites/default/files/Advertiser%20Maralinga%20Dossier.doc

Links to various websites and other literature: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/30410/20090218-0153/www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/maralingalinks.html

BBC material www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/falloutatmaralinga.shtml

South Australia's nuclear (weapons) history. SA Nuclear Information Centre paper: "Nuclear weapons proliferation in South Australia 1945-1965" www.ccsa.asn.au/nic/NucHazards/SAweapons.htm

National Archives of Australia information: www.naa.gov.au/about-us/publications/fact-sheets/fs129.aspx

ARPANSA Report, "Strontium-90 Testing Program 1957 – 1978 
Use of Human Bone Tissue", PDF:

http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-weapons/issues/testing/PDFs/sr90pubrep%5B1%5D.pdf

Brian Martin, Nuclear Knights www.uow.edu.au/~bmartin/pubs/80nk/ or http://www.bmartin.cc/pubs/80nk/index.html

Flawed 'clean up' of Maralinga

Information and links/references posted at http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/britbombs/clean-up

Lots of articles posted at: http://web.archive.org/web/20080815194933/http://www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/#bwt

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PRO-NUCLEAR

Australian Uranium Association www.aua.org.au

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (non-independent Commonwealth regulator) www.arpansa.gov.au

Nuclear Energy Institute http://neinuclearnotes.blogspot.com/search?q=australia

Melbourne Uni physics team www.nuclearinfo.net

nuclearaustralia.blogspot.com

Australian Nuclear Association www.nuclearaustralia.org.au

Australian Nuclear Forum http://oznucforum.customer.netspace.net.au

Australian uranium - news, charts, company info etc: www.australianuranium.com.au

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation www.ansto.gov.au

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) www.iaea.org

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency www.nea.fr

Main pro-nuclear website in Australia was the Uranium Information Centre - which is now defunct. Critique of UIC www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/u/uic

Pro-nuclear environmentalists: There are just a handful of genuine pro-nuclear environmentalists. Most of the discussion and media commentary about pro-nuclear 'environmentalists' focuses on people such as self-described eccentric James Lovelock and industry hack Patrick Moore. See the critique posted at http://foe.org.au/sites/default/files/nuke-enviros.doc

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PRO-NUCLEAR PR, SPIN, FRONT GROUPS etc

PR Watch: www.prwatch.org/taxonomy/term/75/9

Critique of Patrick Moore et al: http://foe.org.au/sites/default/files/nuke-enviros.doc

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MISCELLANEOUS

Map of Oz nuke sites australianmap.net

Political parties

Greens' Senator Scott Ludlam's website: http://scott-ludlam.greensmps.org.au/portfolios/nuclear

Uranium enrichment for Australia?

'Enriching Australia', Online Opinion, www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=4786

UMPNER / Switkowski report (see above)

EnergyScience Coalition, Briefing paper #7, http://www.energyscience.org.au/factsheets.html or click here to direct download (PDF file)

'Enrichment, The coming oversupply', Nuclear Engineering International, 3 November 2009, www.neimagazine.com/story.asp?sectionCode=76&storyCode=2054563

Greenpeace 2004 report on the controversial Silex laser enrichment technique: 'Secrets, Lies & Uranium Enrichment', click here to download (PDF file)

Lucas Heights nuclear research reactor

Friends of the Earth webpages: http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/lh

ANSTO Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation www.ansto.gov.au

Jean McSorley's analysis of the foreign policy agenda driving the new reactor plan http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/30410/20090218-0153/www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/mcsorley.html

Medical Association for the Prevention of War www.mapw.org.au

Sutherland Shire Environment Centre http://ssec.org.au/our_environment/issues_campaigns/nuclear/index.htm

Jim Green's website

http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/30410/20090218-0153/www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/index.html

http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/30410/20090218-0153/www.geocities.com/jimgreen3/info.html

ARPANSA www.arpansa.gov.au

Food Irradiation Watch http://foodirradiationwatch.org

Leslie Kemeny (nuclear advocate):

The Naked Experts http://www.bmartin.cc/pubs/82ecol.html

Investors fuming over Nu-Tec investment scheme, ABC TV 7:30 Report, March 2005 www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2005/s1328610.htm

Leslie Kemeny a nuclear crusader in his own write, Crikey, 11 November 2009,

www.crikey.com.au/2009/11/11/leslie-kemeny-a-nuclear-crusader-in-his-own-write

Friends of the Earth: http://www.foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/kemeny

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