Nuclear submarines for Australia
Posted on: Tue 21 Sep 2021
Australia will enter a new defence deal with the USA and Britain, that will involve the acquisition of nuclear submarines for Australia. What does the nuclear submarines announcement mean for Australia?
Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Dave Sweeney, nuclear-free campaigner for The Australian Conservation Foundation. He explains that nuclear powered submarines raise concerns about the management of nuclear waste, plus there are the human, political and environmental impacts.
Produced by Des Lawrence