Uranium mining and exports

Nukes in a Nut Shell film festival – Climate change vs. Nukes & Women of Fukushima

Event Date: 
Tue, 22/10/2013 - 19:00
Location: 
Longplay Bar & Cinema, 318 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy, 3068

 Nukes in a nutshell is a 4-part film & discussion series – everyday we hear something in the news about uranium, whether its nuclear power, weapons or radioactive waste.

Selling our uranium to Emirates: Dr Wareham addresses Treaties Committee

Dr Sue Wareham was invited to a round-table on 17 June with the Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties where she raised significant problems arising from the proposed treaty governing Australian uranium sales to the United Arab Emirates.

MAPW urges against uranium sales to UAE

MAPW has presented a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties against the sale of uranium to the United Arab Emirates.

MAPW submission on sale of uranium to UAE

MAPW submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding the proposed agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on co-operation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

MAPW submission to the Productivity Commission, April 2013

The Uranium Industry Association is trying to stop federal regulation of uranium mining. This is a copy of MAPW's submission to the productivity commission, written by Dr Margaret Beavis.

Not to late to leave uranium in the ground

The safety and legality of uranium sales are raised by member Glenys Davies in The West Australian on 23 October 2012 in a letter responding to an article by Thom Woodroofe.

India certainly is "more than cricket" as headlined in the Opinion piece by Thom Woodroofe in yesterday's West Australian.

Indian doctors urge Gillard not to supply uranium

Indian doctors in India have called on Australia's Prime Minister to work together with India on renewable resources, not nuclear energy.

A statement issued by Dr Arun Mitra, President of Indian Doctors for Peace and Development, to mark the PM's visit, praises Australia for not having nuclear power, saying:

Hazards of selling Australian uranium to India

Julia Gillard's visit to India this week is expected to try to pave the way for Australian uranium sales to India. MAPW has consistently opposed the sale of uranium to India, which is not a signatory of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and has refused to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.

Media Release, “No radiation is without risk”: Doctors oppose expansion of Roxby Downs uranium mine - July 2012

Media release marking presence of MAPW members at Lizards Revenge anti-uranium-mining protest camp near Roxby Downs mine. Includes comment from Dr Hilary Tyler on health hazards of radiation in uranium mining and the rest of the nuclear chain.

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