Radioactive waste and the nuclear war on Australia's Aboriginal people
Date Written: 01/07/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19646
Australia's nuclear industry has a shameful history of 'radioactive racism' that dates from the British bomb tests in the 1950s. The same attitudes persist today with plans to dump over half a million tonnes of high and intermediate level nuclear waste on Aboriginal land, and open new uranium mines. But now Aboriginal peoples and traditional land owners are fighting back.