Nuclear waste

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

Calm heads and clear information needed on nuclear medicine and waste claims

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Radioactive Waste in Australia - New Updated Fact Sheet

MAPW has published an updated factsheet entitled, Radioactive Waste in Australia. The factsheet provides accessible information for individuals and communities wanting to know the facts about the amount of radioactive waste produced from medical sources in Australia. 

Radioactive Waste in Australia - fact sheet 2016

We have updated our Radioactive Waste fact sheet. This fact sheet provides accessible, factual information forindividuals and communities about radioactive waste from medical sources. 

Is Australia becoming the world’s nuclear waste dump by stealth? - by Margaret Beavis published by the Age & SHM Dec 2nd 2015

Is Australia becoming the world’s nuclear waste dump by stealth?

By Dr Margaret Beavis,
The Age & Sydney Morning Herald
December 2nd 2015

MAPW Policy on Radioactive Waste

At MAPW we have recently updated our policy on radioactive waste. Click here to read the policy or to download it and share with your networks

MAPW policy on radioactive waste

 MAPW radioactive waste policy published July 2015

Comments to the National Radioactive Waste Management Project submitted by Medical Association for Prevention of War & Public Health Association of Australia

Joint submission from the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) and the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) – (Authors: Dr Bill Williams (MAPW) and Dr

Dump the Dump - support Muckaty Traditional Owners on World Environment Day

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/06/2014 - 18:00 - 20:00
Green Building, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Vic

For the past seven years there has been sustained community opposition to a federal government plan to dump Australia’s radioactive waste on Aboriginal land at Muckaty in the Northern Territory.

Doctor's to rally against nuclear waste dump at Muckaty

The Northern Territory (NT) branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) is calling on concerned medical professionals and the public to attend the public rally against the proposed radioactive was

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