Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT, Australia

Last updated: 11 April 2014

Contents:
* Muckaty Radioactive Waste Dump web-resources
* Recent Muckaty Waste Dump News (31 March 2012 - 11 April 2014)
* Background Muckaty Waste Dump News (From 2 March 2010)

* MUCKATY RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMP WEB-RESOURCES

YouTube: Muckaty Voices
-Australia's nuclear waste dump story
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcuNpT84Ovo

YouTube: NT Muckaty Voices - Japanese Subtitles
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUtaorWIjdY

Beyond Nuclear Initiative: Muckaty:
http://beyondnuclearinitiative.wordpress.com/muckaty/

Nuclear Territory News: Waste Dump News
http://ntne.ws/#/waste

Friends of the Earth Australia:
Proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty, NT
http://foe.org.au/anti-nuclear/issues/oz/nontdump/

Proposed Radioactive Waste Dump at Muckaty, NT
Briefing Paper - February 2011
Jim Green B.Med.Sci.(Hons.), PhD
National nuclear campaigner - Friends of the Earth, Australia
http://www.foe.org.au/sites/default/files/Dump%20briefing%20Feb%202011.pdf

Beyond Nuclear Initiative:
http://beyondnuclearinitiative.wordpress.com/

Australian Conservation Foundation:
Muckaty radioactive dump:
http://www.acfonline.org.au/be-informed/northern-australia-nuclear/mucka...

Nuclear Freeways: 3,376km A long haul for nuclear waste:
Lucas Heights to Muckaty - Nuclear waste transport route
http://www.nuclearfreeways.org.au/

Wikipedia: Muckaty Station - Radioactive waste facility
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muckaty_Station#Radioactive_waste_facility

* RECENT MUCKATY WASTE DUMP NEWS (31 MARCH 2012 - 11 APRIL 2014)

Nuclear Territory News: Waste Dump News
http://ntne.ws/#/waste

WGAR News: Lawyer and Social Justice group has good news for Muckaty Mob: CAAMA Radio (11 Apr 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/04/10/wgar-news-lawyer-and-social-justice-g...
"Contents:
* Damien Williams & Paul Wiles, CAAMA Radio: Lawyer and Social Justice group has good news for Muckaty Mob ... [Featuring Natalie Wasley & Lizzie O'Shea]
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT ... "

WGAR News: Muckaty legislation hits two year mark: renewed call for nuclear dump plan to be scrapped: Beyond Nuclear Initiative (21 Mar 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/03/21/wgar-news-muckaty-legislation-hits-tw...
"Contents:
* 3CR Community Radio: Radioactive Show: "Mitch, Aranda/Luritija women sharing her memories hearing about the nuclear waste dump in the NT for the first time"
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: March 13 - Muckaty legislation hits two year mark: renewed call for nuclear dump plan to be scrapped
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: NT no place for Sydney’s radioactive waste: time for evidence, not expedience
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative: BNI Support Appeal - Contribute to help stop the Muckaty dump
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in the NT ... "

WGAR News: Muckaty no Solution for Sydney's Radioactive Waste: Australian Greens (9 Mar 14)
http://indymedia.org.au/2014/03/08/wgar-news-muckaty-no-solution-for-syd...

WGAR News: Enlightning Productions, YouTube: NT Muckaty Voices - Japanese Subtitles (27 Jan 14)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/27/wgar-news-wiradjuri-central-west-repu...

WGAR News: Radioactive Show: Maralinga - Muckaty - Medicine: 3CR Community Radio
[Featuring Aunty Sue Coleman-Haseldine, Barb Shaw, Penny Phillips, Isobel Phillips & Michael Fonda] (18 Dec 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/12/17/wgar-news-radioactive-show-maralinga-...

WGAR News: 'Protecting Manuwangku' [Muckaty] film launch - Tennant Creek & Darwin: BNI Audio (8 Dec 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/12/09/wgar-news-protecting-manuwangku-mucka...
"Contents:
* Beyond Nuclear Initiative Audio: 'Protecting Manuwangku' film launch - Tennant Creek & Darwin
* Sally Whyte, Crikey Clarifier: should nuclear waste be stored at Muckaty Station?
* Tennant & District Times: Nuke dump highlighted in Peris’ maiden speech
* Tennant & District Times: Muckaty traditional owners hold Macfarlane to promise"

WGAR News: Film gives new strength to Muckaty campaign: Tennant & District Times (19 Nov 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/18/wgar-news-film-gives-new-strength-to-...

WGAR News: Leanne Nicholson, The Sydney Morning Herald: Western Australia in nation's nuclear waste dump sights (19 Nov 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/11/18/wgar-news-film-gives-new-strength-to-...

WGAR News: Date set for court fight over Muckaty nuclear waste dump: ABC News (11 Sep 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/10/wgar-news-date-set-for-court-fight-ov...

WGAR News: Oliver Milman, The Guardian: Northern Territory nuclear waste dump 'contravenes UN declaration' (11 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/10/wgar-news-date-set-for-court-fight-ov...

WGAR News: Greens Senator Scott Ludlam: Greens condemn plan to turn Australia into the world’s nuclear waste dump (11 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/10/wgar-news-date-set-for-court-fight-ov...

WGAR News: Antinuclear: Dump under the pump: Pressure grows against Muckaty radioactive waste plan (11 Sep 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/09/10/wgar-news-date-set-for-court-fight-ov...

WGAR News: Federal minister visits Muckaty Station: CAAMA interviews Penny Phillips & Lauren Mellor (5 Aug 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/04/wgar-news-federal-minister-visits-muc...
[CAAMA: Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association]

WGAR News: Community Radio 3CR interview with Dianne Stokes, Lizzie O'Shea and Nat Wasley: Same dump, different Minister. Keeping Muckaty nuclear free (5 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/04/wgar-news-federal-minister-visits-muc...

WGAR News: Dave Sweeney, The Guardian: Plan to use Aboriginal land as a nuclear waste dump is flawed and misguided (5 Aug 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/08/04/wgar-news-federal-minister-visits-muc...

WGAR News: Tennant & District Times: Nuke dump search marks 8 years (23 Jul 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/22/wgar-news-james-price-point-victory-o...

WGAR News: Muckaty traditional owner meets with minister: NITV News [Featuring Penny Phillips, TO] (11 Jul 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/10/wgar-news-muckaty-traditional-owner-m...

WGAR News: From Muckaty to Melbourne: Dianne Stokes, TO for Muckaty is speaking at FoE on Mon 15 July 2013 (11 Jul 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/10/wgar-news-muckaty-traditional-owner-m...

WGAR News: March and Music for Muckaty, Tennant Creek, May 25: BNI Beyond Nuclear Initiative Audio (26 Jun 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/25/wgar-news-march-and-music-for-muckaty...

WGAR News: Antinuclear: Northern Territory nuclear waste dump - photographic exhibition on view in London (11 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/10/wgar-news-wide-ramifications-for-epa-...

WGAR News: CAAMA interview with Natalie Wasley: Muckaty from the other side (6 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/05/wgar-news-no-plans-for-jpp-gas-hub-bu...
[CAAMA: Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association]

WGAR News: Dave Sweeney, ACF: Muckaty says no radioactive dump, six years and counting (6 Jun 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/06/05/wgar-news-no-plans-for-jpp-gas-hub-bu...

WGAR News: ABC: Waste dump opponents 'not going to back down' (29 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/29/wgar-news-oxfam-report-mocks-native-t...

WGAR News: Beyond Nuclear Initiative: Six years and still standing strong: NT trade unions join Traditional Owners to protest Muckaty radioactive waste dump (26 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/26/wgar-news-keeping-them-home-stop-the-...

WGAR News: Bruce Reyburn, Songlines: Concerns about excessive secrecy in the Muckaty case (11 May 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/05/10/wgar-news-walkatjurra-walkabout-stepp...

WGAR News: Muckaty nuclear waste dump update April 2013: Nat Wasley, Ohms Not Bombs (24 Apr 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/04/23/wgar-news-muckaty-nuclear-waste-dump-...

WGAR News: Herald Sun: NT land owners tour Spanish nuclear dump (9 Apr 13)
[scroll down page] http://www.indymedia.org.au/2013/04/08/wgar-news-legal-action-threatened...

WGAR News: Jagath Dheerasekara: Manuwangku, Under the Nuclear Cloud: burn magazine (31 Mar 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/03/30/wgar-news-jagath-dheerasekara-manuwan...

WGAR News: "Another year stronger: Campaigners vow to continue opposition to Muckaty proposal" (22 Mar 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/03/22/wgar-news-arnhem-land-traditional-own...

WGAR News: The Wire interviews Manawangu (Muckaty) Traditional Owners Isobel Phillips & Doris Kelly (18 Feb 13)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2013/02/17/wgar-news-who-gets-to-develop-james-p...

WGAR News: Muckaty Northern Territory exhibition to open at Adelaide Fringe festival: BNI (14 Feb 13)
http://indymedia.org.au/2013/02/13/wgar-news-muckaty-northern-territory-...

WGAR News: Allyson Horn, ABC: NT Labor draws line in sand on nuclear waste dump (13 Dec 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/13/wgar-news-government-remains-deaf-to-...

WGAR News: SBS World News Video: Quake concerns rise at Muckaty Station (25 Nov 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/24/wgar-news-abc-fortescue-accused-of-ri...

WGAR News: ABC: NLC in talks on additional nuclear waste dump site (10 Nov 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/10/wgar-news-pm-gillard-on-the-call-for-...

WGAR News: Greens MPs: Acting on Muckaty before the Federal Court challenge is complete (20 Aug 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/08/20/wgar-news-aboriginal-professor-blasts...

WGAR News: SBS World News: Muckaty nuclear waste case adjourned (2 Jul 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/02/wgar-news-why-only-a-sovereign-treaty...

WGAR News: Interview with Dianne Stokes Nampin and Elizabath O'Shea on Muckaty waste dump (5 Jun 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/05/wgar-news-audio-from-the-litigating-t...

WGAR News: Interviews re Federal Court challenge over Muckaty (31 Mar 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/03/31/wgar-news-the-lizards-revenge-over-ur...

* BACKGROUND MUCKATY WASTE DUMP NEWS (FROM 2 MARCH 2010)

Nuclear Territory News: Waste Dump News
http://ntne.ws/#/waste

WGAR News: Nuclear waste dump in the Northern Territory (2 Mar 10)
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/03/02/wgar-news-nuclear-waste-dump-in-the-n...

WGAR News: Muckaty Station Nuclear Waste Dump (20 Mar 10)
http://groups.google.com.au/group/foblmail/browse_thread/thread/ddc393bb...

WGAR News: Nuclear Waste Dump (28 Mar 10)
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/03/28/wgar-news-nuclear-waste-dump-close-th...

WGAR News: Muckaty Radioactive Waste Dump (4 Apr 10)
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/04/03/wgar-news-muckaty-radioactive-waste-d...

Muckaty nuclear waste dump protested by traditional owners in Tennant Creek
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/04/04/muckaty-nuclear-waste-dump-protested-...

WGAR News: National day of action against Muckaty nuclear waste dump: 12th April 2010!
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/04/10/wgar-news-national-day-of-action-agai...

WGAR News: Nuclear Waste Dump: Senate inquiry in Darwin; Nationwide protests (17 Apr 10)
http://indymedia.org.au/2010/04/16/wgar-news-nuclear-waste-dump-senate-i...

WGAR News: Update: Muckaty Station Nuclear Waste Dump (23 Apr 10)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2010/04/22/wgar-news-raw-sewage-dumped-in-ampila...

WGAR News: Update on Muckaty Station Nuclear Waste Dump (2 May 10)
http://wgar.wordpress.com/2010/05/02/02052010-update-on-muckaty-station-...

WGAR News: "Muckaty Voices" film; Senate Report into nuclear waste dump plan (16 May 10)
https://indymedia.org.au/2010/05/16/wgar-news-muckaty-voices-film-senate...

WGAR News: Federal Court legal challenge over nuclear waste dump (13 Jun 10)
http://lists.perthimc.asn.au/pipermail/blackgreensolidarity/2010-June/00...

WGAR News: PM Gillard: No change on Muckaty nuclear waste dump (12 Jul 10)
http://lists.perthimc.asn.au/pipermail/blackgreensolidarity/2010-July/00...

WGAR News: Legislation passes enabling a nuclear waste dump to be built at Muckaty, NT (1 Mar 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/03/01/wgar-news-legislation-passes-enabling...

WGAR News: Federal Court challenge over nuclear dump resumes in August (16 Mar 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/03/16/wgar-news-federal-court-challenge-ove...

WGAR News: Interview with Kylie Sambo, Mark Lane and Dr. Jim Green about Muckaty nuclear waste dump (21 Mar 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/03/21/wgar-news-protest-blockade-by-lake-ty...

WGAR News: Nuclear waste legislation must wait until objections heard in Federal Court (23 Mar 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/03/23/wgar-news-international-day-for-the-e...

WGAR News: Aboriginal groups protest against nuclear waste dump (26 Mar 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/03/26/wgar-news-police-used-to-break-blocka...

WGAR News: Crisis in Japan and Muckaty Nuclear Waste Dump (2 Apr 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/04/02/wgar-news-online-petition-about-abori...

WGAR News: Muckaty Traditional Owners speak out (14 Apr 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/04/14/wgar-news-deaths-in-custody-and-abori...

WGAR News: Help Stop the Muckaty Radioactive Waste Dump - May 7-8 (24 Apr 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/04/24/wgar-news-two-urgent-petitions-on-the...

WGAR News: "Keep the poison out of Muckaty" - community rally on May 7, 2011 (30 Apr 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/04/30/wgar-news-keep-the-poison-out-of-muck...

WGAR News: Canberra Rally, June 14 2011: Don’t dump on the NT -No radioactive waste dump at Muckaty (28 May 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/05/28/wgar-news-canberra-rally-june-14-2011...

WGAR News: NT nuclear waste dump protest and debate in Senate (18 Jun 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/06/18/wgar-news-nt-nuclear-waste-dump-prote...

WGAR News: Speeches from Canberra rally against NT waste dump (19 Jun 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/06/19/wgar-news-speeches-from-canberra-rall...

WGAR News: MAPW Fact Sheet: Transport of radioactive waste to Muckaty (30 Nov 11)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2011/11/30/wgar-news-ramingining-elders-say-no-t...

WGAR News: Interviews with Dianne Stokes, Kylie Sambo and Barbara Shaw (3 Dec 11)
http://indymedia.org.au/2011/12/03/wgar-news-interviews-with-dianne-stok...

WGAR News: "Four actions to help stop the proposed NT nuclear dump" Beyond Nuclear Initiative (8 Feb 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/02/08/wgar-news-four-actions-to-help-stop-t...

WGAR News: Maurice Blackburn lawyers: "New Federal laws on nuclear waste have no impact on Muckaty legal challenge" (15 Mar 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/03/15/wgar-news-greens-senator-rachel-siewe...

WGAR News: Interviews re Federal Court challenge over Muckaty (31 Mar 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/03/31/wgar-news-the-lizards-revenge-over-ur...

WGAR News: Tracker: Fight for Muckaty: TOs vow it’s not over (6 Apr 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/06/wgar-news-aboriginal-elder-challenges...

WGAR News: Muckaty Traditional Owners stall traffic on highway (13 Apr 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/13/wgar-news-lest-we-forget-the-frontier...

WGAR News: "Radioactive waste on Pacific Highway highlights dangers of Muckaty dump" BNI (20 Apr 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/20/wgar-news-radioactive-waste-on-pacifi...

WGAR News: "ANSTO radioactive waste application more responsible option than remote dump plan" BNI (6 May 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/05/06/wgar-news-ansto-radioactive-waste-app...

WGAR News: BNI: Trade union support strengthens NT nuclear waste dump campaign (24 May 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/05/24/wgar-news-brisbane-tent-embassy-given...

WGAR News: ABC: Barkly candidates united against Muckaty (25 May 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/05/25/wgar-news-stronger-futures-continues-...

WGAR News: Tennant Creek Rally marking five years since Muckaty nomination (28 May 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/05/28/wgar-news-sovereign-union-interim-nat...

WGAR News: Interview with Dianne Stokes Nampin and Elizabath O'Shea on Muckaty waste dump (5 Jun 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/05/wgar-news-audio-from-the-litigating-t...

WGAR News: ECNT / ALEC / BNI: Nuclear waste dump plan should be taken off the table before it goes off the rails (11 Jun 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/06/10/wgar-news-to-make-native-title-meanin...

WGAR News: SBS World News: Muckaty nuclear waste case adjourned (2 Jul 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/02/wgar-news-why-only-a-sovereign-treaty...

WGAR News: "Abbott wrong on nuclear waste: NT campaign has strong national support" BNI (6 Jul 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/06/wgar-news-abbott-wrong-on-nuclear-was...

WGAR News: MUA Stands With Traditional Owners To Oppose Nuclear Dump (13 Jul 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/13/wgar-news-the-lizards-revenge-begins-...

WGAR News: Peter Robson: Wharfies & traditional owners unite against nuclear dump (16 Jul 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/07/15/wgar-news-lizards-revenge-kicks-off-a...

WGAR News: ABC: Council implored to oppose Muckaty nuclear dump (6 Aug 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/08/06/wgar-news-international-olympic-commi...

WGAR News: "Waste dump tender is 'putting the radioactive cart before the horse'." BNI (15 Aug 12)
http://indymedia.org.au/2012/08/15/wgar-news-waste-dump-tender-is-puttin...

WGAR News: Greens MPs: Acting on Muckaty before the Federal Court challenge is complete (20 Aug 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/08/20/wgar-news-aboriginal-professor-blasts...

WGAR News: ABC: NLC in talks on additional nuclear waste dump site (10 Nov 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/10/wgar-news-pm-gillard-on-the-call-for-...

WGAR News: SBS World News Video: Quake concerns rise at Muckaty Station (25 Nov 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/24/wgar-news-abc-fortescue-accused-of-ri...

WGAR News: 3CR Audio: Dissenting words from BHP Billiton’s 2012 AGM & an update on the Muckaty radioactive waste dump campaign (5 Dec 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/05/wgar-news-1st-brisbane-sovereignty-la...

WGAR News: Allyson Horn, ABC: NT Labor draws line in sand on nuclear waste dump (13 Dec 12)
[scroll down page] http://indymedia.org.au/2012/12/13/wgar-news-government-remains-deaf-to-...

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WGAR Website: http://wgar.wordpress.com/

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