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Indigenous clan takes land council to court over $29m in claimed losses from Muckaty Station debacle

Bob Gosford July 26, 2017

Old wounds will be re-opened in the Federal Court after disgruntled Aboriginal Australians filed an action against the Northern Land Council for allegedly losing them large sums of money after canning the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump proposal.

Stubborn Weatherill risks fallout from nuclear referendum

Crikey November 15, 2016 2 Comments

Significant opposition from all sides hasn't been enough to deter the Premier, write InDaily journalists Tom Richardson and Bension Siebert.

Citizens’ jury decision spells nuclear disaster for Weatherill

Crikey November 7, 2016 3 Comments

The citizens' jury bombshell has left Jay Weatherill facing an unwinnable political conundrum, writes InDaily senior reporter Tom Richardson. And either way, he will have to abandon one of two projects most closely associated with his premiership.

Should South Australia store nuclear waste?

Crikey Intern February 22, 2016 10 Comments

Is a nuclear waste dump in South Australia a good idea? Crikey intern Zara McDonald explains the debate.

Muckaty battle won, but war far from over

Muckaty battle won, but war far from over

Crikey June 20, 2014 3 Comments

The Warlmanpa have successfully blocked government plans to put a nuclear waste dump on their land. But will that be the end of the story?

Crikey Clarifier: should nuclear waste be stored at Muckaty Station?

Crikey Clarifier: should nuclear waste be stored at Muckaty Station?

Crikey November 20, 2013 8 Comments

Newly minted NT Senator Nova Peris used her maiden speech to denounce plans to put a nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station, raising concerns about the impact on indigenous people. Freelance writer Sally Whyte takes a look at the issue.

Indigenous community pleads with minister on NT nuclear dump

Indigenous community pleads with minister on NT nuclear dump

Crikey Intern February 9, 2012 2 Comments

The federal government is pushing ahead with plans for a nuclear waste dump in the NT. But traditional owners of the site say claims they support the dump are false, writes Freya Cole.

How long will Labor hold its anti nuclear line?

Tom Cowie December 6, 2010 32 Comments

The Labor government is holding firmly to its anti nuclear platform for now but the rumblings of dissent from within the party are growing.

Back to the future with Ferguson’s nuclear waste legislation

Bernard Keane February 24, 2010 4 Comments

Martin Ferguson says he will repeal the Howard Government's legislation for a nuclear waste dump. Only problem is, his replacement legislation is exactly the same in critical areas.

Ducking for cover as nuclear waste heads for the Territory

Crikey November 7, 2007 1 Comment

The Howard Government has demonstrated extreme disregard for public opinion since they announced the NT dump plan. Building a federal radioactive dump should involve opportunity for input from affected communities at every stage of the process. Instead we have lacklustre Dave Tollner MP, the CLP federal member for Solomon and Senator Scullion continuing to act with contempt and indifference for people they are elected to represent, writes Natalie Wasley.