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Uranium deal confirms diplomatic amnesia is now official Government policy

Scott Ludlam 8 Sep 2014

Australian Greens nuclear spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam says the Abbott government has bizarrely linked its India uranium deal to the uranium trade with the Russian Federation, which it abruptly suspended this week in light of tensions in the Ukraine.

"Australia will now be directly complicit in a nuclear arms race in South Asia, with India moving to lock in foreign uranium supplies for power generation so it can preserve its domestic uranium for weapons production," said Senator Ludlam.

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Uranium deal confirms diplomatic amnesia is now official Government policy

Scott Ludlam 6 Sep 2014

Australian Greens nuclear spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam says the Abbott government has bizarrely linked its India uranium deal to the uranium trade with the Russian Federation, which it abruptly suspended this week in light of tensions in the Ukraine.

"Australia will now be directly complicit in a nuclear arms race in South Asia, with India moving to lock in foreign uranium supplies for power generation so it can preserve its domestic uranium for weapons production," said Senator Ludlam.

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Where in the US is our Radioactive waste going?

Scott Ludlam 4 Sep 2014

Economics Legislation Committee

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON NOTICE

Industry Portfolio

Budget Estimates Hearing 2014-15

2-3 June 2014

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation

TOPIC: Spent Fuel Assembles to the US

REFERENCE: Question on Notice (Hansard, 2 June 2014, page 9)

QUESTION No.: BI-1

 

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Indian nuclear deal a dangerous dud

Scott Ludlam 4 Sep 2014

The Australian Greens say Tony Abbott is dealing the entire world a bad hand by sending Australian uranium to India.

"Uranium is not like copper and iron ore. It is a strategic mineral and a trade that Australia should be getting out of," said Greens nuclear spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam.

"It's extraordinary that Tony Abbott is signing a nuclear deal with India in the same week Australia has suspended future uranium exports to Russia due to security concerns.

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