Nuclear waste

Flinders Ranges group holds nuclear meetings

Residents of the Flinders Ranges gathered at the Hawker Sports Club on Sunday, March 19, for the third of a series of public meetings about the federal government’s proposed Barndioota nuclear waste facility.

The meetings, organised by the Flinders Local Action Group (FLAG), explored the risks and ‘unknowns’ surrounding a proposal to store Australia’s intermediate and low level waste.

Ten more questions about Australia’s nuclear waste - February 2017

1. Is the waste dump needed for nuclear medicine to continue?

No. The government is confusing the nuclear waste we have now with nuclear waste they are planning to make in the future.

Submission to the National Radioactive Waste Project by MAPW and the Public Health Association of Australia

 Joint submission by MAPW & Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) to the national Radioactive waste Project

 dated : 10 March 2016

10 Questions about Nuclear Waste - updated August 2016

We have updated our factsheet answering the 10 most common questions asked about nuclear waste.

updated Aug 2016

SA groups launch No Dump Alliance in response to nuclear Royal Commission findings

Monday 16th May 2016 - Following the recommendation of the Nuclear Royal Commission to pursue a high level nuclear waste dump in SA, Traditional Owners and representatives from health, union, faith, and conservation groups, and other prominent South Australians have responded by launching the 'No Dump Alliance.'

Debunking the myths around medicine and a nuclear waste dump - video presentation by Dr Margaret Beavis

 MAPW President Dr Margaret Beavis features in a new video that explores the myths around the use of nuclear medicine and the nead for a national radioactive waste dump.

Click here now to watch

Failure of informed consent? Government information on nuclear waste is misleading and omits important facts.

 MAPW President, Dr Margaret Beavis made the following statement today regarding the misinformation being distributed by the government implying that because of nuclear medicine there is a need for a National Radioactive Waste Repository. 

10 Questions about Nuclear Waste

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10 Questions about Nuclear Waste - updated August 2016

Given the high level of public concern about radioactive/nuclear waste, the team at MAPW has put together a factsheet answering the 10 questions we are regularly asked about this type of waste.

If you wish to download a copy of this leaflet click here

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