We now know Australia will dispose of high-level radioactive waste from AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines, details revealed when Prime Minister Anthony Albanese met leaders of UK and US on March 13.
In this episode of Cosmos Insights, science journalists Petra Stock and Matthew Agius ask experts how Australia could go about dealing with high-level nuclear waste from AUKUS submarines.
- Explainer: What is involved in disposing of radioactive waste from AUKUS nuclear submarines?
- Nuclear issues escalate under AUKUS
- What’s happening with the radioactive waste facility in South Australia