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27 June 2017

Kimba sites to proceed

Two proposed sites at Kimba will proceed to the next phase of assessment.

Project team member with community member.

23 June 2017

Kimba ballot

The independent postal ballot has now concluded.

Project team member with Kimba community member

13 June 2017

Ballot closes next week

Just over a week left for community members in and around Kimba to take part in the postal ballot.

Minister Canavan at Kimba

9 June 2017

Minister visits Hawker and Kimba

Minister hears from community members.

Students from Hawker

31 May 2017

Hawker students tour ANSTO

Students travel to Sydney to explore the facilities that house Australia’s OPAL nuclear research reactor.

Breatt Rayner and grandson

29 May 2017

Kimba landowners explain why they nominated

Two Kimba landowners, Brett Rayner and Jeff Baldock, have each nominated sites. Here are their views.

Low-level radioactive waste at ANSTO, Lucas Heights.

29 May 2017

Where is ANSTO, Lucas Heights?

Our site doesn't need to be in a really remote location from a safety perspective.

A scale model of the proposed national facility.

29 May 2017

What the facility might look like

Scale model will inform people about the proposed facility.

Children perform a traditional dance

26 May 2017

Cultural heritage training

"Returning to country is part of healing."

Stored low level radioactive waste

26 May 2017

Economic opportunities in sight

Economic Working Group to be established.

Viliwarinha Yura Aboriginal Corporation Dawn Likouresis

26 May 2017

VYAC leader outlines position

"Majority of our community would like the facility to go ahead."

22 May 2017

Experts visit Kimba

Experts with extensive knowledge of nuclear medicine production and radioactive waste management visited Kimba in May.