We have produced a special e-book to celebrate 60 years of nuclear science and innovation in Australia. Read the commemorative book here.
Renowned Australian modernist photographer Max Dupain captured a series of intimate photos of life at Lucas Heights during the 1960s, which have been brought back to life in this image gallery. Learn more...
To celebrate 60 years of discovery, take a look at these rare archival videos. Learn more.
Read messages of support from Australian leaders of science, medicine and academia celebrating 60 years of discovery. Learn more...
Celebrating 60 years of discovery
This rare archival footage shows former Australian Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies at the opening of Australia's first nuclear reactor HIFAR in 1958 at Lucas Heights near Sydney.
60 years of discovery
On April 15, 1953, Australia entered the nuclear science arena, when the Atomic Energy Act came into effect. Learn more about our history and what we do in this short commemorative presentation.