Nuclear accidents

MAPW Victoria Branch dinner 13 March 2012: Fukushima one year on

Flyer for MAPW Victoria Branch dinner 13 March 2012: Fukushima one year on - main speaker Dr Margaret Beavis, on the global conference on nuclear power that she attended in Yokohama in January 2012. Flyer is A4, black and white: please download, print and distribute.

Fukushima Remembrance Day in Perth

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/03/2012 (All day)

Uraniumfree WA will host an afternoon event on Sunday 11 march 2012 as part of global action to remember and reflect on nuclear disaster. The event will be held on the

Yokohama conference: thousands call for end to nuclear power

The Global Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World, held in Yokohama Japan 14-15 January, was attended by 11,500 people from over 30 countries, with over 100,000 watching via web stream.

Australian participants included MAPW's Dr Margaret Beavis. Mr.

MAPW's Dr Margaret Beavis reviews Japan's response to Fukushima

Can Japan do better than Chernobyl? MAPW Vice-President Dr Margaret Beavis reviewed the response to the Fukushima reactor disaster in the ABC's The Drum on 6 January 2012. 

Alice Springs at risk from transport of radioactive waste: MAPW NT members

An Alice Springs-based team of doctors has completed a study of the potential risks of transport of radioactive waste materials, and launched a fact sheet to explain its findings.

MAPW Fact Sheet: Transport of radioactive waste to Muckaty - November 2011

Outlines the risks to humans and the environment, of transporting radioactive waste by truck, to remote outback Northern Territory, where it is proposed that there should be a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty, near Tennant Creek. Fact sheet prepared by MAPW's Northern Territory Branch.

ACPD report: October 2011 : Radionuclide release from Fukushima nuclear power plant

A report by ACPD (Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions) on releases into the atmosphere of xenon-133 and caesium-137 from the Fukushima power plant. The report, published 21 October 2011 concludes that the amount of xenon-133 released into the atmosphere at the time of the Fukushima disaster was greater than that released at Chernobyl by a factor of 2.5.

Forum: From Hiroshima to Fukishima

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/10/2011 - 18:00 - 19:15

Since the March 11 crisis at Fukushima began ICANi (The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) has worked to provide the public with accurate information about the health effects of radiation.

Films: "Into eternity" and "Leonid's story".

Event Date: 
Fri, 14/10/2011 - 20:30

The film Into Eternity, which explores the political, philosophical and ethical problems raised by how to store nuclear waste will be shown as part of the 2011 Environmental Film Festival. It will be screened along with Leonid's story, an animation about a man caught up in the Chernobyl disaster.

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