Last updated: 2 January 2015
Archive - Prior to 28 May 2014: Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT: https://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/22/background-to-the-proposed-muckaty-n...
Archive - Prior to 1 June 2014: WGAR background info web-pages: https://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-background-info...
Current: WGAR Background Info Web-Pages: https://indymedia.org.au/2014/12/24/wgar-background-info-web-pages
WGAR News: ...
3 Jan 15: "Contents: ...
* Analysis / Opinion: Central Land Council: Land Rights News - Central Australia: Nuke dump dilemma
* WGAR Background: Proposals to dump nuclear waste on Aboriginal lands"
WGAR News: Muckaty Traditional Owners respond to proposed new nuclear waste dump nomination
9 Nov 14: "Contents:
News & Action due November 10, 2014: Beyond Nuclear Initiative (BNI): It’s time to manage Australia’s radioactive waste - not dump it
News: Beyond Nuclear Initiative (BNI): Response to proposed new Muckaty nuclear waste nomination
Statement: Penny Phillips Napangardi & Dianne Stokes Nampin: Statement from Muckaty Traditional Owners regarding proposed new nuclear waste dump nomination on Muckaty Land Trust
Media Release: Central Land Council (CLC): No nuclear waste dump site nominated
News: Xavier La Canna, ABC: Central Land Council rules out nuclear dump in Tanami region of Central Australia
News: 7 News: 'No nuclear dump' in NT central desert
News: Zach Hope, NT News: Progress on bid for new radioactive waste dump at Muckaty Station
News: Helen Davidson, The Guardian: Muckaty Station owners propose new site for nuclear waste dump"
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