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For more information please get in touch with ARPANSA

  • Phone Number+61 3 9433 2211
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FAQs - Radioactive Waste Safety

A series of questions and answers about radioactive waste safety

1. What is radioactive waste?
2. Where does radioactive waste come from?
3. How much radioactive waste is in Australia?
4. How much radioactive waste does Australia produce each year?
5. How is radioactive waste being currently managed in Australia?
6. Is disposing of radioactive waste safe for the public and the environment?
7. How long will a disposal facility be in operation for?







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