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Current news and information on nuclear, peace and energy issues.

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Current news and information on nuclear, peace and energy issues.






Pine Gap on Trial

In 2016, six peace pilgrims trespassed onto Pine Gap in Central Australia. The United States uses Pine Gap to help kill people in illegal wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and many others. The Peace Pilgrims will put Pine Gap on trial from the 13th of November. You can follow the trial's progress at

Duration: 00:14:22

Mythbusting nuclear medicine

Do we need a dump to have nuclear medicine?On this week’s radioactive show we speak to Dr Margaret Beavis from MAPW, the Medical Association for the Prevention of War, who dispels some of the misinformation that the government is spreading in their attempt to persuade remote communities to accept a dump in their region.The Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) works for the elimination of all weapons of mass destruction and the prevention of armed conflict....

Duration: 00:28:12

Uranium Mill Protest on Native American Land

This week’s show features recordings from the Ute Mountain Ute Native American protest against the White Mesa Uranium Mill on their land. Interviews with White Mesa Community Leaders Priscellna Rabbit and Ephraim Dutchie, an attorney Marie Ann Tapp and Dinah women Leona Morgan. Rad show co-producer K-A met them in April this year while participating in the protest walk from the White Mesa Community to the White Mesa Uranium Mill only 3 miles down the road. Priscellna Rabbit, from the White...

Duration: 00:30:04

20 Years of ANFA II: Muckaty and Beyond

Over the weekend of September 15-17, 2017, the 20th meeting of ANFA, the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance, was held. This is the second show of recordings from that special gathering. Today's show is from one of the closing sessions of ANFA 2017, called Celebrating the Wins and specifically 7 year fight and 2014 win to save the country around Muckaty, near Tennant Creek NT, from a Federal Radioactive Waste dump. Long time nuclear free organiser Adam Sharah hosts the discussion with two...

Duration: 00:29:56

#warstartshere + ICAN Nobel Peace Prize

On this week's show, I share two interviews with peace activists who are out there charging the world.Like Gem Romuld, Outreach Coordinator with ICAN, the international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons, who I speak to about winning the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.And Laura Drew and Emma Cullen from Peace Action Wellington, in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Laura and Emma have been involved in a successful blockade of Weapons Conference in Wellington that occurred in the second week of October.Music...

Duration: 00:33:12

Toxic Legacy - The clean up of Ranger Uranium Mine

On this week’s radioactive show, we hear the session at the recent Australian Nuclear Free Alliance meeting about the clean up of ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory. The discussion then acknowledges the wisdom of the indigenous peoples of Australia, the longest living culture in the world. What happens when you close down a uranium mine in a world heritage listed area?Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) http://www.mirarr.netMovie: Dirt Cheap: 30 years on...

Duration: 00:28:12

20 years of ANFA, still going strong

On September 15-17th 2017 the 20th Australian Nuclear Free Alliance was held on Kaurna country in Adelaide, South Australia. 20 years of standing strong for country, working together and fighting uranium mines, waste dumps and nuclear power.Listen to recordings from the first session of the 2017 conference, reflecting on 20 years of ANFA and nuclear free solidarity, with humour and love. Features Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, Enice Marsh, Dave Sweeney, Margaret Gilchrist, Sue Coleman-Haseldine,...

Duration: 00:29:57

Drone warfare - the human cost

On this show, we present a talk by Alex Edney-Browne on the social and psychological effects of drone warfare. The talk was part of the IPAN conference held in Naarm Melbourne in second week of September. For more information on the conference, go to refers to illustrations in her talk that were created based on her research interviews. They can be found here:

Duration: 00:28:15

War, Peace & Independence: IPAN conference opening

Today we present excerpts from speeches delivered at ‘War, Peace and Independence' a public forum held in Naarm/Melbourne on Friday the 7th of September. We hear from Meriki Onus (Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance), Lidia Thorpe (Gunnai-Gunditjmara), Sung Hee Choi (activist from South Korea), David Vine (Assoc. Prof. Anthropology American University) & Scott Ludlum (Nuclear-free activist and former Greens Senator).The forum was the opening event for the Independent and Peaceful...

Duration: 00:28:03

Walkatjurra Walkabout - Wiluna and Yeelirrie

On this show, I want to take you all out bush, onto Wangkatja Country, in the Northern Goldfields of Western Australia. It’s here that traditional owners have been fighting for over 40 years to protect country and keep uranium in the ground. Every year for the last 7 years, the Walkatjurra Walkabout have taken supporters from across Australia and the world to walk on country with traditional owners on their land, and the talk about the threat of uranium mining to their cultural heritage...

Duration: 00:30:44

We Say NO! 20 years of community resistance against nuclear waste

On Saturday 19th August, a special event was held bringing together people from the Irati Wanti, Muckaty and current campaigns against a National radioactive waste dump. On this week’s radioactive show, we hear some of the speakers’ courageous and inspiring stories of people on the frontline, learn the history of community resistance and how together we can win.The new short film We Say NO was launched at the event. It brings together voices from South Australia and beyond presenting clear...

Duration: 00:28:12

Uranium Free Czech Repblic

This week’s radioactive show features a discussion between ACF’s Dave Sweeney and Czech environmental campaigner Olga Kalasova who works with a group called CALLA, a Czech group active on energy and nuclear advocacy. CALLA, the Association for the preservation of the environment, played a leading role in the recent cessation of uranium mining in Czech RepublicFor more information about CALLA, the Czech republic’s Association for the preservation of the environment, have a look at their...

Duration: 00:28:13

A Time to Remember

We commemorate the anniversary of the nuclear bombs falling on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. KA speaks to Hibakusha survivor Sou Horie. Closer to home, Marcus Atkinson and Vicky Abdullah give updates on nuclear free campaigning in WA and the launch of another Walkutjirra Walkabout.

Duration: 00:27:49

Yami Lester tribute show and NY weapons ban

A tribute show to Yankunytjatjara elder and atomic test survivor, Yami Lester, who sadly passed away recently. We reflect on his ongoing fight for justice, for a nuclear free world and Aboriginal land rights.Please note that, with family permission, this episode includes recordings of Yami Lester’s voice.We also hear from Tim Wright, Campaign Director of ICAN (International Campaign Against Nuclear weapons) about the recent creation of an international treaty which bans nuclear...

Duration: 00:27:49

Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance in Tennessee

This week we share an interview with Ralph Hutchison, coordinator of the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance from Knoxville, Tennessee. Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance or OREPA works to oppose the Y12 nuclear weapons facility at Oak Ridge, through the use of non-violent direct action and grass roots organising. We also catch up with Jim Green, nuclear free campaigner from Friends of the Earth, who shares some good news about the downfall of the nuclear industry. Music by Combat...

Duration: 00:30:36

French Connection

This week we speak to an Australian activist and hear her first hand account of the campaign to stop a radioactive waste dump in France. We learn that that are quite a few radioactive parallels between our countries.Links mentioned during the interview (in english, updates on the occupation) (in french, legal process) (in french, website for the house project)"poubelle la vie" a film...

Duration: 00:30:11

Voices from the Frontier Wars March

We hear from a few of the many people who travelled to the Frontier Wars March. The march took place on April 25th, 2017.

Duration: 00:49:08

Clinton's Walk for Justice

Many listeners will have heard about Clinton Pryor, a Wajuk, Balardung, Kija and Yulparitja man from Western Australia who has been on a very long Walk For Justice since leaving Perth in September 2016.This Radioactive Show features strong words and sounds from Clinton's walk through the city of Naarm Melbourne, on the evening of June 6, an event organised by the Warriors for Aboriginal Resistance. Speeches by Clinton Pryor, Areka Waulu and Gabawarul. Features music by Lady Lash.

Duration: 00:29:52

30 years of Nuclear Free Aotearoa NZ

This June marks the 30th Anniversary of the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone Disarmament and Arms Control Act. Today's show features an interview originally recorded at Plains FM in Christchurch, in it we'll hear Sally Carlton from Speak up Korerotia who is talking to nuclear disarmament experts Kate Dewes, Ken Graham & Natasha Burns.

Duration: 00:29:58

Fight to stop 4 new uranium mines in WA

WA’s new premier, the ALP’s Mark McGowan, stated before the election that he wouldn’t overturn any final approvals that had been made, but what is final approval? What does the change of government mean for the 4 proposed uranium mines in WA and what does it mean for affected communities?On today’s show, we speak to Mia Pepper, Nuclear Free Campaigner at the Conservation Council of WA; Mr Glen Cooke, an Ngaanyatjarra elder from the Ngaanyatjarra Nation in the Western Desert and Dave...

Duration: 00:30:36

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