What you need to know

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Local opportunities

The facility will create a range of direct and indirect jobs in the construction and operational phases.

Local opportunities
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Safety

Safe for staff and visitors, the facility will be under stringent environmental and radiation protection oversight.

Safety
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Community support

The Government supports local communities in the period before the final site is selected.

Community support
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Kinds of waste

Radioactive waste is classified to ensure it is handled, stored and disposed of in appropriate ways.

Kinds of waste

Radioactive waste explained

Understand what radioactive waste is, where it comes from and how it is produced, how it is stored now and why Australia needs a single national facility to manage it.

See it explained

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