@ Dave Price: This nuclear dump of low level and …

Comment on Nuke dump: What’s the rush? by Evelyne Roullet.

@ Dave Price: This nuclear dump of low level and intermediate waste residue from nuclear medicines used to diagnose a wide range of illnesses including cardiac conditions, cancers and skeletal injuries, is not really the main concern from communities.
As of 2014 Australia has accumulated approximately 4250 m3 of low level radioactive waste from over 40 years of research, medical and industrial uses of radioactive materials.
The Commonwealth is responsible for about 4048 m3 of this waste and the states and territories hold the rest (around 200 m3).
The main concern is the international nuclear wastes facilities in the pipeline, this international dump that our government keeps quiet.
Plans for Australia to become world’s nuclear waste dump :https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/plans-for-australia-to-become-worlds-nuclear-waste-dump,3343
If we have to have one, why not at Maralinga?

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Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
@ Fred the Philistine: As for the proposed site you are preaching to a convert.


Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
Food for thought: Sydney’s Lucas Heights reactor is set to ramp up nuclear medicine production to meet world demand. Therefore creating more waste.
Lucas Heights, New South Wales, produced patient nuclear medicine. The nation’s only nuclear reactor currently produces 10,000 doses a day for 250 hospitals around the country.
Construction is underway on a new production plant which ANSTO estimated could lift production capacity of nuclear medicine to up to 13 million doses a year.
Unless with have a population growth spiralling or we all become cancer patients, why the need for increasing the doses if not for monetary gain?
ANSTO has increasing domestic and global demand for our nuclear medicines, therefore needs to increase capacity to safely manage associated by-products, need to prepare for the availability of national waste facility.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-06/nuclear-medicine-to-be-ramped-up-at-lucas-heights-reactor/6525524


Nuke dump: What’s the rush?
@ Hal Duell: Thank you for this excellent constructive post. The Centralian Advocate is not our own, and I do not trust their information having experienced first hand how they do the news. It is a biased newspaper and do not often quotes its sources “to ensure that only waste from Australia is stored there”.
How will we do this? Were we told about the The BBC Shanghai? a cargo ship, unwanted in Indonesian waters? http://www.globalindonesianvoices.com/23422/nuclear-waste-ship-will-be-denied-entry-to-indonesian-waters/
I found those fact not by The Centralian Advocate (ah! ah!) but by reading international media http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/10/16/world/environmentalists-decry-vessels-deficiencies-aussie-bound-nuclear-waste-ship-leaves-france/#.VnHzaL85OC8


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Town Council: New dawn for transparency
Mayor and Councillors are employees with glorified titles.
Assess Staff Performance:
The Act says: “A member must respect the confidentiality of information obtained in confidence in the member’s official capacity” and “the CEO must suppress from publicly available material information classified under the Regulations as confidential”.
And this is to be respected. However the employers, ratepayers and taxpayers cannot be kept too often in the dark as we have the right to judge the staff performance.


Government grant for Todd Tavern, Alice Plaza development
The Todd Tavern (originally the Riverside Hotel) is another historic site and building that is going to disappear, another nail for Alice’s coffin.
This hotel has had various owners and various names, yet it remains the oldest hotel still in use in Alice Springs.
The original building on the site, built about 1918, was a store. In 1951 an application was made for a licence for the “Riverside Hotel” and was granted on condition that the hotel be built by 1954. Nevertheless it was to be 1958 before the hotel was completed.
Designed by architect Beni Burnett, delays to the building were caused by both Burnett’s death and that of Jim Richards, the local builder who died in a fall working on the Flynn Church. The hotel was eventually finished by Joe Kilgariff. The verandas were added in the 1970s.
Two historic buildings, the Turner House and the Stuart Arms Hotel, disappeared to give way to the Ford Plaza when in 1986 bulldozers moved in.
The Old Alice was dead and this was the first nail in the coffin.
In 1987 the second nail came – Marron’s Newsagency.
The third nail is Anzac Hill School.
Soon the coffin will be sealed and we will bury Alice.


Government grant for Todd Tavern, Alice Plaza development
Alert bulletin from the National Centre for Disease Control: The Gunner government suffers from megalomania, a mental illness.
Symptoms:
• delusional fantasies.
• inflated self esteem and overestimate powers.
Not contagious and only know treatment is the isolation of the patients.


Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more
Uncle Hucklebuck: Top secret. UFO land on the top, there is a tunnel which goes up to Pine Gap.
Once I told this to a tourist who believed me and put it on his blog.


Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more
I am in total agreement with Charlie. As an accredited tour guide for the park I have accompanied a lot tourists of all nationalities and with nearly every tour company.
I never had a demand for climbing Uluru and enjoyed plenty of walks and activities, with each time a different experience.
Doing the full Valley of the Winds walk is more rewarding for the body and soul than climbing Uluru.
Spend some time in the cultural centre, in the visitors centre and learn some biology, botany and geology and especially learn that Uluru is neither a rock or a monolith but an Inselberg, literally “island mountain”.


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