Joint statement on Nuclear Medicine in Australia

This 2-page statement has been developed by the NT Branch of MAPW and partners. It asks for an inquiry into radioisotope production and nuclear medicine waste disposal prior to the construction of any radioactive waste dump in Australia. It notes concerns within the Australian community and amongst health professionals and scientific experts regarding current research reactor based production and the Commonwealth Government’s position regarding the disposal of these radioisotopes. The statement has been signed by MAPW, the Public Health Association Australia, Doctors for the Environment Australia, the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (SA) and the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance (NT)

 

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