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Adjournment: Nuclear Industry (24 Mar 2023)

“The truth about our nuclear waste disposal systems is that finding a permanent solution for the safe storage of the world's nuclear waste remains a big, dangerous challenge everywhere. It's a very expensive problem and challenge. The UK has 70 years worth of waste from its nuclear power plants, 260,000 tonnes of it, in unsafe temporary storage: a major problem for their government and their...”

Questions without Notice: Nuclear Waste Management: Submarines (24 Mar 2023)

“So no promise of a veto for First Nations people—no voice. The AUKUS deal creates whole new challenges around nuclear waste, and the Barngarla people, local Kimba farmers and many other South Australians continue to unequivocally oppose a nuclear waste dump at Kimba, a site that is unsuitable for permanent storage of even intermediate-level waste. In this light, will you commit to...”

Questions without Notice: Nuclear Waste Management: Submarines (24 Mar 2023)

“We're yet to hear an answer on how large quantities of weapons-grade material are going to be stored. The South Australian Premier has called for the Barngarla people to have a right to veto the low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste dump proposed on their country near Kimba in South Australia, a proposal that the current Labor government has pursued, having had it suggested by the...”

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — below average amongst Senators.
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