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Too Little, Too Late for Australia’s Indigenous Victims of Nuclear Tests

Too Little, Too Late for Australia’s Indigenous Victims of Nuclear Tests

Claudianna Blanco | Australia’s Aboriginal people affected by British nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s find the Government’s recent healthcare initiatives inadequate.

Australia’s uranium mining: racist and dangerous history

Australia’s uranium mining: racist and dangerous history

Latest, Must Reads, Uranium Mining July 23, 2015 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

Last month’s announcement that Energy Resources Australia will pull the plug on the Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory signals the end of one of the most controversial chapters in Australian mining history. Keri Phillips of ABC traces the history of uranium mining in Australia and Ranger’s role in it.

Workers constructing an ice wall at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, crippled by a tsunami in March 2011. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/AFP/Getty Images

After Fukushima, is it moral for Australia to sell uranium to India?

With Australian uranium in the reactors at Fukushima during the meltdown, is it moral to sell the asbestos of the 21st Century to India?

CNDP Appeals to the Australian PM Against Uranium Export to India

CNDP Appeals to the Australian PM Against Uranium Export to India

International Solidarity, Koodankulam October 16, 2012 at 10:22 pm 2 comments

This uranium will fuel the massive expansion of nuclear power programme that the Indian government is undemocratically pushing on poor people of India, criminally overlooking the concerns of safety, environment, livelihoods of surrounding populations and the financial implications.