News and Activities

9 August 2017

Kimba landowners visit Lucas Heights facility

Brett and Michelle Rayner visited the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) in Sydney’s Lucas Heights to see how nuclear waste is processed and stored

18 July 2017

Media Release - Kimba Phase 1 Summary Report Available


Tuesday 18 July 2017

National Radioactive Waste Management Facility: Kimba Phase 1 Summary Report available

11 July 2017

New Community Liaison Officer role for Kimba

Applications are now open for a Community Liaison Officer in Kimba, who will represent the Department and the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Project. The successful applicant will be a local point of contact throughout Phase 2 of the consultation process regarding the facility.

Department branding

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.

Stored low level radioactive waste

26 May 2017

Economic opportunities in sight

Economic Working Group to be established.