Safeguards

Proliferation dangers associated with nuclear medicine (HEU). MAPW - 2008

The near-universal use of weapons-grade, highly enriched uranium (HEUi) to produce radiopharmaceuticals used in medicine, is a significant hazard.

Safeguards

At present, Australia has 22 bilateral safeguards agreements in place, providing for the transfer of Australian Obligated Nuclear Materials (AONM) to up to 39 countries, plus Taiwan. 

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