Nuclear waste

Students of Sustainability 2009

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/07/2009 (All day) - Fri, 10/07/2009 (All day)

This year's theme for Students of Sustainability 2009 is about doing things for ourselves, as individuals and communities. 

SoS '09 is offering a range of educational, practical and participatory forums and workshops throughout the event.

Hunter's Hill uranium smelter site: NSW Government report welcomed

30 APRIL 2009. The NSW Government has released its response to the NSW Legislative Council report regarding the former uranium smelter site at Hunters Hill in Sydney. The response accepts the need for comprehensive characterisation and clean-up of contaminated areas.

MAPW Vice-President Tilman Ruff has welcomed the report. Tilman was invited as a witness to the enquiry.

Nuclear Waste

MAPW Radioactive Waste Policy 2012


MAPW 2008: Nuclear weapons, nature and society

In this report, MAPW President Dr Sue Wareham, argues that nuclear weapons represent mankind’s ultimate confrontation with the natural environment that sustains us. Areas covered include nuclear accidents, nuclear waste and the effects of nuclear tests. Prepared for the Biosensitive Futures website of the Nature and Society Forum, November 2008.

Central Australian Nuclear Free Alliance Meeting

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/11/2008 - 00:00 - Sun, 09/11/2008 - 16:00
Alice Springs

MAPW members and friends will be meeting with Australian Conservation Foundation, Friends of the Earth, and Top End Conservation Alliance

  • Venue: Blatherskite Park
  • Contact nt [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or Natalie Wasley on 08 8952 2011.



PHAA NT: Angela-Pamela

Event Date: 
Wed, 07/05/2008 - 13:00 - 14:00
Alice Springs

(See also notice for evening public meeting on same day).

The Northern Territory Branch of the PHAA is hosting a lunchtime presentation regarding the proposed Angela and Pamela uranium deposits located 25 kms south of Alice Springs.

Dr Gavin Mudd – hydrogeologist, civil & environmental engineer, Monash University, Melbourne will be giving the presentation.

Reprocessing Australia's high level nuclear waste, Stephen Campbell - 2000

 A conference paper presented by Stephen Campbell, nuclear campaigner for Greenpeace Australia Pacific in 2000.

The management of radioactive wastes and the disposal of plutonium. Dr Frank Barnaby - 2000

A paper presented to the 2000 MAPW National Conference by Dr Frank Barnaby, Oxford Research Group. 

The paper explores the problems arising from the lack of disposal options for radioactive waste produced by military and civilian nuclear programs.

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