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Our government is considering unlocking radioactive waste from secure storage at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's purpose-built facility where it was made.

From there it would be trucked through many of our communities to be dumped in the town of Kimba in regional South Australia, without any long-term plan.

Radioactive waste risks our air, soil and water. It damages the genetic and reproductive systems of plants, animals and people. And this waste lasts for up to ten thousand years.

This dangerous waste cannot be trucked through and left in our communities without a long-term plan. It makes no sense.

It makes no sense to move this waste without a long-term plan. There are too many risks and too many communities that have had no say. 

Double handling this waste means twice the trouble and twice the risk.

Our government has called for input on this decision from “anyone with an interest, no matter where they live."

So let's speak out to protect our communities! 

Sign the open letter now asking Resource Minister Keith Pitt to keep the radioactive waste sealed away and out of our communities:

As people from all across Australia, we call on the federal government and Keith Pitt to keep the radioactive waste securely stored at Australia's Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation purpose-built facility and out of our communities, including Kimba, South Australia.

The waste cannot be trucked through our communities until a credible long-term solution is found. 

Latest Supporters

Chelle 2020-01-07 02:20:36 +1100
bettina` 2020-01-07 00:00:43 +1100
Lachlan 2020-01-06 14:40:27 +1100
Emma 2020-01-05 03:11:40 +1100
Lydia 2020-01-04 17:18:21 +1100
Carlos 2020-01-04 12:03:28 +1100
Mark 2020-01-03 19:23:18 +1100
Sharon 2020-01-02 12:31:20 +1100
Tom 2020-01-01 23:57:03 +1100
Susan 2020-01-01 19:02:43 +1100
Karen 2019-12-31 23:16:22 +1100
This waste cannot be trucked through our communities – double handling. leave it where it is
Andrew 2019-12-31 06:31:49 +1100
Pam 2019-12-30 07:52:36 +1100
Teagan 2019-12-29 14:54:04 +1100
Claire 2019-12-29 12:09:27 +1100
Rebecca 2019-12-27 13:06:42 +1100
Bec 2019-12-26 16:45:25 +1100
Mila 2019-12-24 20:51:03 +1100
Jed 2019-12-22 20:13:29 +1100
Robyn 2019-12-20 17:56:10 +1100
christine 2019-12-20 10:22:22 +1100
I am a bit fed up with the premise that Australia can bury radioactive waste because our land is old and not susceptible to earthquakes. Rubbish. There is plenty of movement in the earth around Adelaide (Many Adelaide homes have quite large cracks in the plaster from earth movement) and earthquakes are known to occur in WA and near Darwin.
Sue 2019-12-19 16:50:35 +1100
Kane 2019-12-19 16:47:48 +1100
considering climate change and heating of the environment and water issues being high on the priorities list of Australians we need to take some caution in storing nuclear waste in pristine environments..Secure storage is absolutely essential.
joanne haines
joanne 2019-12-17 19:25:07 +1100
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Olga 2019-12-17 08:09:48 +1100
Leanne 2019-12-16 22:22:36 +1100
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Jenny 2019-12-16 19:41:33 +1100