Friends of the Earth's Radioactive Exposure Tour will take place from Friday March 29 to Sunday April 7, 2013. Register your interest now − places fill fast! These tours have exposed thousands of people first-hand to the realities of 'radioactive racism' and to the environmental impacts of the nuclear industry.

Lynas update, December 2012

Lynas update, December 2012


Sydney − Traditional Owners, environmentalists and shareholders will today use BHP Billiton’s AGM to launch the fourth 'Alternative Annual Report', Titled 'Dirty Deeds' The report reveals the risks to investors of the company’s environmental and social performance.

Nuclear Free Alliance celebrates 15 years of resistance

Monday 8 October 2012

The Australian Nuclear Free Alliance (ANFA) celebrated its 15th anniversary on the weekend of October 5-7 2012 on the land of the Arrernte people in Alice Springs.

The Alliance brings together Aboriginal people, environment, health groups and trade union representatives to discuss the impacts of the nuclear industry on land and communities.

ANFA reaffirmed its opposition to uranium mining, exploration and dumping of radioactive waste on Aboriginal land.

Key issues and resolutions from the meeting are:

mapping Australia's nuclear sites − past and present

Friends of the Earth is today launching, a new online educational resource which brings together information, photos and videos about more than 50 of Australia's nuclear sites including uranium mines and processing plants, the Lucas Heights research reactor, proposed reactor and dump sites, and British nuclear weapons test sites.

a report back from Olympic Dam uranium mine

Lizards Revenge at the Gates of Hell

500 brave souls participated in the Lizards Revenge protest at BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam uranium mine from July 14-18 - all of them aware of the possibility of being subject to the sort of police brutality inflicted on protesters at the Beverley uranium mine a decade earlier.

Chain Reaction − latest issue out now

Chain Reaction is the national magazine of Friends of the Earth.

Issue #114 − April 2012 is now available.

To read online, visit

FoE members and supporters should reecive their copy in the mail soon.

Funds urgently needed to support legal challenge of the Federal Environment Ministers approval of the Olympic Dam expansion

Funds are urgently needed to support legal challenge of the Federal Environment Ministers approval of the Olympic Dam expansion
Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, Arabunna elder and honorary president of the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance, is challenging the approval of the uranium mine expansion on the grounds that various environmental impacts of the project were not properly considered as required under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

Fukushima briefing paper released

Friends of the Earth is today releasing a briefing paper on the Fukushima nuclear disaster as the one-year anniversary (March 11) approaches.

Dr Jim Green, author of the paper and national nuclear campaigner with Friends of the Earth, said: "The report concludes that the Japanese nuclear industry is run by a clique of public- and private-sector interests that have promoted personal and corporate gain at the expense of public safety.


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