Nuclear discussion continues
29 March 2017
The Consultation and Response Agency (CARA), which delivered the state’s largest engagement program on record last year, will this week transfer responsibility for community nuclear discussion to the Department of State Development.
Next steps on nuclear discussion
10 March 2017
Late last year the South Australian Government released its response to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report, outlining its support for nine of the Report’s 12 recommendations, including continued investigation of the opportunity to establish used nuclear fuel and intermediate level waste storage and disposal facilities in South Australia. Read more >
Government delivers response to Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report
15 November 2016
Premier Jay Weatherill has delivered the Government’s formal response to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report to State Parliament. Read more.
Premier outlines path forward for nuclear discussion
14 November 2016
The State Government has decided that discussion should continue on a proposed nuclear waste facility in South Australia. Read more.
Premier receives report from Citizens’ Jury on state’s nuclear future
6 November 2016
Premier Jay Weatherill has received a report from the second Citizens’ Jury on South Australia’s potential further involvement in the nuclear fuel cycle.
Nuclear jury pens draft report
5 November 2016
Jurors at the nuclear Citizens’ Jury have penned their initial thoughts on whether they believe South Australia should consider storing and disposing of used nuclear fuel.
Citizens' Jury Two meets for final weekend
4 November 2016
The nuclear Citizens’ Jury returns tomorrow for its final two days of deliberations. By Sunday afternoon, the group will produce a report to be presented to the Premier Jay Weatherill sharing their views on any potential future activities in the storage and disposal of high level nuclear waste from overseas.
Citizens' Jury Two - Photo Highlights
1 November 2016
View the photo highlights at the conclusion of the second weekend of the Citizens' Jury deliberations, which has seen the jury hear from a number of stakeholders and expert witnesses, before coming together to draft their initial report.
Jury frames nuclear report
30 October 2016
The nuclear Citizens’ Jury has produced a working draft outlining its initial thoughts and observations in response to the question: ‘Under what circumstances, if any, could South Australia pursue the opportunity to store and dispose of nuclear waste from other countries?’
Witnesses provide expert nuclear overview
29 October 2016
The nuclear Citizens’ Jury has today heard from 32 expert witnesses on four key topics – trust, safety, economics and consent – as they discuss the state’s potential future involvement in the nuclear fuel cycle.