Maralinga

Atomic Cloud Forms Head Of Aborigine - Maralinga 1953

Maralinga: Sixty years on, the bomb tests remind us not to put security over safety

Aboriginal people affected by Maralinga nuclear tests take peace sculpture to Japan

Funding cut signals the destruction of Aboriginal life in Australia

Nigel Scullion Maralings Atomic Bombs Aboriginal Homelands

In the announcement made in recent days, Aboriginal communities in South Australia have suffered a 90 per cent cut to their funding. APY Lands – including Amata, Pukatja (Ernabella), Indulkana – have received no funding at all. These include big settlements as well as smaller communities and homelands. There is no funding for the Maralinga Lands. WA has accepted a one off $90 million for their 'transfer' grant and consequently announced 150 communities would be closed down. This has received much publicity, and the South Australian situation is much less known. Read more about Funding cut signals the destruction of Aboriginal life in Australia

Maralinga could be flagged as nuclear dump site, opponent says in wake of SA royal commission

Just after the land used for nuclear testing was officially handed back to its traditional owners in full, nuclear is back on the agenda at Maralinga in South Australia. Those connected to the land are worried that a new Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission announced recently will see the land flagged as a potential site for a nuclear waste dump. The daughter of Mr Lester who was blinded by tests said they want to make a submission to the commission but is worried language difficulties would stand in their way. Read more about Maralinga could be flagged as nuclear dump site, opponent says in wake of SA royal commission

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