Australians have benefited from the local production of nuclear medicine, technological and minerals research undertaken by scientists and engineers at ANSTO. Learn more.
ANSTO has safely managed its radioactive waste for more than 60 years. Waste is managed in accordance with national and international standards. Learn more.
Strict international regulations govern the transport of radioactive material to ensure the safety of the public and the environment. Learn more.
Q. How was the intermediate level waste be transported?
The intermediate level waste was transported from France in a dedicated, nuclear category rated ship.
Q. Where will the intermediate level waste be stored?
The intermediate level waste is being stored in a purpose-built interim waste store at ANSTO, subject to regulatory approvals by the independent Australian nuclear regulator.