Entries by Beyond Nuclear Initiative

Submissions close Friday on national radioactive waste project

Six sites across the country have been named as possible locations for the national radioactive waste facility. The public comment period on this proposal will run until 5pm AEDT this Friday March 11, 2016. Community representatives from all of the six areas recently travelled to Canberra to meet face to face and stand united in calling for […]

March 3 Sydney Forum: Remembering Fukushima, Resisting Nuclear Waste Dumps

  Remembering Fukushima, Resisting Nuclear Waste Dumps Thursday March 3, 6:30-8pm The Settlement, Redfern, 17 Edward Street, Darlington (5 mins walk from Redfern Train Station) Public forum to commemorate 5 years since Fukushima and discuss other current nuclear issues. Speakers include: -Robyn Rayner, neighbour to proposed Hill End national radioactive waste facility (Central West NSW) […]

National radioactive waste dump proposal

Six sites around the country have been shortlisted to host a national radioactive waste facility. Public comment on the proposal, called the National Radioactive Waste Management Project, closes on March 11, 2016. You can make a submission via the government website, which also has an address for postal (and video) submissions. Communities in each of […]

Don’t nuclear waste Australia: community gathering to witness waste shipment.

The first shipment of nuclear waste returning from overseas reprocessing is due to arrive in Port Kembla (Wollongong) in the first week of December. The Maritime Union of Australia (Illawarra Branch), South Coast Labour Council and Beyond Nuclear Initiative are organising a community gathering to witness the shipment being unloaded and transported to Lucas Heights […]

Radioactive Waste: Information for communities

Download Radioactive waste information leaflet (highres) Download Radioactive waste information leaflet (lowres) A shortlist of sites to be considered for hosting the first national radioactive waste facility has now been announced. Three proposed sites are located in South Australia – Cortlinye, Pinkawillinie, and Barndioota and the others are Hale in the Northern Territory, Sally’s Flat in […]