Nuclear waste

Photos: Under the nuclear cloud

Event Date: 
Fri, 17/02/2012 (All day) - Sun, 19/02/2012 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

An exhibition of photographs by renowned photographer Jagath Dheerasekara which aims to break down the preconception that area proposed for a nuclear dump is in the middle of nowhere and thus suitable for such a purpose.

Dr Peter Karamoskos replies to "Northern Territory News" editorial on nuclear waste at Muckaty

On 6 December 2011 the Northern Territory News asserted in an editorial that the nuclear waste destined for Muckaty will be radioactive waste from hospitals and accused MAPW of "scare mongering".

Muckaty: dumping on the territory. Dr.Peter Karamoskos. December 2011.

An article by Dr.Peter Karamoskos on the proposed radioactive waste dump at Muckaty. The article, printed in the Northern Territory News on Saturday 10 December 2011, was written in response to an editorial in that paper repeating the assertion that the radioactive waste to be stored will be largely nuclear medicine waste.

MAPW Fact Sheet: Muckaty Basics - December 2011

This MAPW fact sheet discusses the proposal to store and dispose of nuclear waste on Aboriginal land at Muckaty in the Northern Territory. It describes the type of waste, and what is planned for burial or above-ground storage. It debunks the myth that a radioactive waste dump is needed for nuclear medicine waste.

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.

MAPW fact sheet: Nuclear waste Q & A, November 2011

MAPW fact sheet written by Dr Peter Karamoskos on the nature of the radioactive waste to be deposited at the proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station. This four page fact sheet debunks the myth that a central radioactive waste repository is needed for nuclear medicine.

MAPW National Newsletter Spring 2011

MAPW 2-page newsletter contains overview of current campaign activities including Afghanistan anniversary, Sri Lanka, asylum seekers, cluster bombs, and nuclear waste. Mailed to members 19-24 October 2011, with Annual Report.

Uranium and health: Speech by Dr Jenny Grounds, President of MAPW

Uranium and health: the medical perspective is the text of a speech given by Dr Jenny Grounds at the "Uranium and poetry of peace" seminar held at Moores Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia on 25 September, 2011.

Uranium and health: Speech given by Dr Jenny Grounds, President of MAPW, September 2011

Uranium and health: the medical perspective is the text of a speech given by Dr Jenny Grounds at the "Uranium and poetry of peace" seminar held at Moores Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia on 25 September, 2011.

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