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Motion on uranium sales to non-NPT states

Senator LUDLAM (Western Australia) (15:01): I move:

That the Senate-

(a) congratulates the Government for maintaining Australia's longstanding policy of predicating bilateral nuclear cooperation agreements on the condition of membership to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons; and

(b) calls on the Government to identify the countries to which it will not permit the sale of uranium.

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Wednesday 19 October 2011 - Economics Committee

Senator LUDLAM: I have a bunch of questions, and I might put some of them on notice. Regarding COMCARE investigation 4245, which I guess you are reasonably familiar with, ANSTO alleged a denial of procedural fairness. The COMCARE review found that not to be the case. What were ANSTO's grounds for alleging a denial of procedural fairness?

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency - Wedmesday 19 October - Economics Committee


CHAIR: Welcome.

Senator LUDLAM: Welcome back, Dr Larsson. FSANZ have taken the meat curry away, so we have at least saved you that trauma.

Ms Halton : I am sure they will share it later.

Senator LUDLAM: Yes, everyone will get a little sample. What part does ARPANSA play in the regulation of irradiated food products in Australia?

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