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This instrument, under the National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012, approves voluntary nominations for a potential site for a national radioactive waste management facility.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 28 Mar 2017

National Radioactive Waste Management (Intention to Approve Nominated Sites) Notice 2017

 

National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012

I, Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, make this notice under section 10(4) of the National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012.

Dated                27 March 2017

 

 

 

Matthew Canavan

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

1              Name of Notice

                This is the National Radioactive Waste Management (Intention to Approve Nominated Sites) Notice 2017.

2              Authority

                This notice is made under section 10(4) of the National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012 (the Act).

3              Notice

                I give notice that I:

(a)    have received voluntary nominations for a potential site for a national radioactive waste management facility; and

(b)   propose to approve under section 9 of the Act two land nominations made under section 7 of the Act.

4              Land Nominations

(1)   The land nominations are:

(a)    Lyndhurst—South Australia 143 Bindawalla Gate Rd, Hundred of Moseley, County of Buxton, DC of Kimba

Coordinates 136.553018, -33.046678, Hundred Plan 500700, Parcel number 38.

(b)   Napandee—South Australia Larwood Road, Hundred of Pinkawillinie, County of Buxton, DC of Kimba

Coordinates 136.17759, -33.117021, Part of Certificate of Title Volume 5937 Folio 542.

(2)   Approved sites will be subject to detailed assessments to determine their suitability for the national facility. A site will be selected in accordance with the process set out in the Act.

5          Invitation to comment

(1)   The Minister invites:

(a)     persons with a right or interest in the nominated land;

(b)    persons from the local communities where the two land nominations are located; and

(c)    other interested persons;

to provide comment on the proposed approvals.

(2)   Comments can be submitted by:

(a)    email to radioactivewaste@industry.gov.au; or

(b)   postal lodgement sent to:

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

C/o The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

National Radioactive Waste Section

GPO Box 9839

Canberra, ACT, 2601

(3)   Comments must be received before 5.00pm AEST 21 June 2017.

6          Further Information

                For information on the project please:

(a)    visit www.radioactivewaste.gov.au;

(b)   contact the business.gov.au hotline 13 28 46; or

(c)    email radioactivewaste@industry.gov.au .