Nuclear waste

PLANS FOR A NATIONAL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMP AND STORE IN THE FLINDERS RANGES

29 April 2016 statement from Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners - their land in the Flinders Ranges has been targeted for a national nuclear waste dump

29 April 2016 solidarity statement from other short-listed communities in support of Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners

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

Nuclear medicine and the proposed national radioactive waste dump

Radioactive Waste Management in Australia: The Case for an Independent Commission of Inquiry, November 2014 paper 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

Cultural Landscape Mapping of the Yappala Group of Properties, Flinders Ranges

SA Government: Hydrogeological assessment of Hookina Spring (Pungka Pudanha), Flinders Ranges

'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)

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

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

Please click through to the following webpage: www.foe.org.au/import-waste

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

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)

Labor's National Radioactive Waste Management Act

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 Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta and the proposed radioactive waste dump min SA: 1998-2004

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.