News and Activities

6 July 2018

Response to Dr Jim Green

The Department is aware of recent comments by Dr Jim Green questioning the veracity of the 45 jobs estimate for the proposed National Radioactive Waste Facility.

4 July 2018

Site Characterisation Work at Wallerberdina Station

Engineering firm, AECOM, has been carrying out detailed site characterisation studies at each of the sites nominated to host the National Radioactive Waste Facility.

18 June 2018

Factsheet Timeline

Find all of the latest factsheets available here.

11 May 2018

Response to Vince Coulthard

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science fully respects the views of Aboriginal people in relation to the proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

9 May 2018

“From Lucas Heights to PeterMac, new prostate therapy is a game-changer”, The Age, 9 May 2018

Today Fairfax media outlets including The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and Financial Review, have published a story on an experimental treatment, made possible by a radiopharmaceutical known as lutetium-177 (Lu-177), which is made at ANSTO’s Lucas Heights campus.

1 May 2018

A Day in the Life of Australian Nuclear Medicine

Tuesday 1st May 2018

12 April 2018

Media Release - Kimba Economic Working Group Established

12 April 2018

A new group in the South Australian community of Kimba will be charged with investigating all economic opportunities and issues associated with a proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.

11 April 2018

Media Release - $4 million awarded for community projects in South Australia

11 April 2018

Projects near in South Australia near Kimba and Wallerberdina Station will receive some $4 million through new National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Community Benefit Programme grants.