There is a lot going on with nuclear issues at the moment, thanks for taking the time to read our update.
- In a cynical and undemocratic move, Federal resources minister Keith Pitt announced that a new 'Australian Radioactive Waste Agency' will be established and located in Adelaide. We are calling on SA Premier Marshall to uphold SA law that prohibits a nuclear waste dump in that state. You can add your voice here.
Olympic Dam Uranium mine expansion
Scott Morrison announced that the Olympic Dam expansion will be fast-tracked as part of the Federal government's covid response. This water intensive expansion threats the lives of workers and local communities, tramples on the rights of Traditional Owners and would cause irreparable damage to the surrounding lands. ACE Nuclear Free collective is supporting the work of independent nuclear campaigner David Noonan to investigate and expose the dangers of the expansion, you can hear an interview with David about the expansion on this Radioactive Show podcast.
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