Nuclear waste

MAPW letter to Auditor-General: NT radioactive waste dump contract transparency - October 2009

On 28 October 2009 MAPW President Dr Bill Williams wrote to the Auditor-General. Mr Ian McPhee, asking him to asses a contract between the Commonwealth, the Northern Land Council and the Muckaty Aboriginal Land Trust regarding assessment of Muckaty station as the site of a radioactive waste dump.

Is nuclear energy the answer?

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/10/2009 - 19:00

The nuclear comeback - is nuclear energy the answer?

Screening of  the excellent documentary "Uranium: Is it a Country?"

A discussion will be followed with Jim Green, National Nuclear Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.

Action against BHP Billiton

Event Date: 
Thu, 26/11/2009 (All day)

In 2008 a mixed group of BHP shareholders, traditional owners and environmentalists came together to highlight the discrepancies between BHP's promotion of themselves as environmentally and socially responsible, and the reality of the huge impacts from their mines, on the communities and the environment.

In 2009, BHP's Annual General Meeting in 2009 is in Brisbane on the 26th of Novembe

MAPW Northern Territory branch September meeting

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2009 - 13:00 - 15:00
Alice Springs
  • When: Saturday 5 September, 1-3pm
  • Where: Olive Pink Botanic Gardens, Alice Springs
  • Agenda: feedback from National Council, radioactive materials transport, waste dump, Angela Pamela Uranium mine
  • Contact: Rosalie n [dot] t [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au" target=_comp

North Korea and the possibilty of a nuclear free world

28 MAY 2009. North Korea's nuclear tests brought the political world to a halt and caused concerns about the possession and complete abolition of nuclear arms. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has published a series of articles on the North Korean tests, including the possibility of a world without any nuclear weapons and what implications it would have if complete abolition were to occur.

Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: May 2009

28 MAY 2009. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser addresses the National Consultative Committee on Disarmament Conference in Wellington. Mr Fraser spoke about the continous threat of nuclear possession and noted that we cannot divide nuclear weapons into those for use and those for deterence.

Dump da Dump: fundraising gig

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 19:00
Marrickville, Sydney

The Sydney Nuclear Free Coalition is raising money to help the Traditional Owners in the Northern Territory to travel to the ALP national conference in August and the Students of Sustainability conference in July to raise the issue of mine exploration and dumnping sites on their land. 

Cycle to Nuke Dump Demo

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/06/2009 - 12:00 - 14:30

Cycle as a group to Peter Garrett's office this World Enviromental Day for
a demonstration. Voice your opinion about the proposed nuclear waste dumps in the Northern Territory!

Olympic Dam expansion: BHP public forums

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/06/2009 (All day) - Thu, 04/06/2009 (All day)
Adelaide, Darwin, Alice Springs

Organised by BHP Billiton, these public forums will be about the Olympic Dam expansion. Please attend to voice your opinions!

Adelaide open house

  • When: Tuesday 2 June, 2-8pm
  • Where: Convention Centre, North Tce


Darwin public meeting

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