The federal government has chosen a site in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia as its preferred location for a national nuclear waste dump. In this interview, ACF's nuclear free campaigner explains what's going on.
Dave Sweeney, ACF’s nuclear free campaigner, describes what’s happening at Wallerberdina Station, near Barndioota in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges.
The area has been home to the Adnyamathanha people and their ancestors for thousands of years. But Grant Chapman, a former Liberal Party senator who holds a pastoral lease at Wallerberdina, plans to on-sell the land so the federal government can build a national facility to store nuclear waste that stays radioactive for thousands of years.
In the interview, Dave discusses: