Media BriefingFrom: Australian Science Media Centre
NEWS BRIEFING: Monday February 15 at 11.30 AEDT ONLINE
Press conference to be held in Adelaide at 11.00 ACDT
The Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission delivered its tentative findings at a press conference at the Science Exchange in Adelaide on Monday. The Australian Science Media Centre made the conference available online for interstate journalists. For details of the press conference and to download a copy of the report go to www.nuclearrc.sa.gov.au. Independent experts respond to the report below.
The Commission was set up by the South Australian Government in March 2015 to investigate the potential for South Australia to participate in:
- further exploration and extraction of uranium
- enrichment of uranium
- nuclear power generation
- storage and disposal of radioactive and nuclear waste
The commission has been investigating the feasibility and viability as well as the risks and opportunities associated with those activities. The press conference will be followed by a week-long public information program in regional centres of South Australia. The final report is scheduled for release on 6 May 2016.
- Commissioner Kevin Scarce AC
Date: Monday 15 February 2016
Start Time: 11:30am AEDT
Duration: 40 min
Venue: Online (in conjunction with press conference to be held at the Science Exchange, Adelaide)
Recording - available via link below