Posts Tagged ‘Muckaty

Radioactive recycling – how a phantom dump haunts the Centre

Jun 02, 2014 | Discuss

Radioactive recycling – how a phantom dump haunts the Centre

Alex Nelson The recent revelation by former Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke that he supports the establishment of a radioactive waste dump in the Northern Territory, and that Chief Minister Adam Giles also supports this project (since confirmed by Giles), is hugely ironic in light of what occurred over this matter in the late 1980s – a time when Hawke presided as the PM of the nation and the CLP, never out of office, ruled the Northern Territory. A low-level radioactive waste dump to be located...Read more

Dump anger

Mar 04, 2010 | Discuss

Dump anger

Divisions of opinion over the prospect of a nuclear dump in the Barkly are becoming sharper, reports Eric Tlozek for ABC News Alice Springs following a publci meeting of about 100 people in Tennant Creek. Traditional owners at Muckaty Station have said yes to the prospect of a dump after being offered $14 million. But some other Aboriginal people  from the Muckaty area, including Dianne Stokes, have spoken out against the dump....Read more