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Senator plans to take Hill End nuclear dump site mismanagement to Senate Estimates

Lee Rhiannon 29 Jan 2016

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon will question officials from the Department of Science and Industry at the February Senate Budget Estimates hearing on their latest serious mismanagement of the location for the proposed nuclear waste dump at Hill End.

"The Department has caused more distress and concern among local residents by giving an inaccurate location for the proposed dump and then taking more than eight weeks to publicly disclose the actual location they are targeting," Senator Rhiannon said.

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Speech: Nuclear Disarmament

Lee Rhiannon 14 Jul 2014

In the 1980s the call for nuclear disarmament resonated around the planet. In Australia Palm Sunday rallies attracted hundreds and hundreds of thousands of people and prominent people added their voice to the public discourse that recognised that ridding the world of nuclear weapons was a key priority. Three decades on, the issue of nuclear disarmament is not the priority it was, but the threat remains just as real.

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Greens and French Anti-Nuke Campaigners highlight Hiroshima Day Saturday

Lee Rhiannon 5 Aug 2011

WHAT: Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon and Andre Lariviere of the large French organisation Réseau Sortir du Nucleaire, a French NGO representing over 900 anti nuclear organisations, are keynote speakers at the Hiroshima Day rally tomorrow Saturday August 6 (details below).
WHEN: 11am Friday 5 August 2011
WHERE: Pollies tree, back of NSW Parliament.

Senator Rhiannon and Mr Lariviere are keynote speakers at the rally being held on Saturday marking the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.

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