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Public hearings on nuclear energy

Issue date: Monday, 30 September 2019

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The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is traveling around the country for a series of public hearings on nuclear energy in Australia.

Chair of the Committee Mr Ted O’Brien MP said this is an opportunity to engage with people from Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth and to hear their views both in favour and against nuclear energy.

“We want to hear from experts in the field, and all interested parties from one end of the country to the other, to best understand the feasibility and suitability of these new and emerging nuclear technologies,” Mr O’Brien said.

“These hearings will be looking at nuclear from a very evidence based approach and will be identifying the conditions which would need to be in place before nuclear energy could be considered for Australia.”

Public hearing details

Brisbane
Date: Monday 30 September 2019
Location: Brisbane Novotel, 200 Creek St

Melbourne
Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Location: 55 St Andrews Place

Adelaide
Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019
Location: South Australian Parliament building, cnr North Terrace and King William Rd

Perth
Date: Thursday 3 October 2019
Location: Legislative Council Committee Offices, 18 to 32 Parliament Place

The hearings will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live.

Further information about upcoming public hearings, including programs as they are released, and the inquiry in general can be found on the inquiry website: https://www.aph.gov.au/nuclearpower. The Secretariat can be contacted on (02) 6277 4580 or at environment.reps@aph.gov.au.
Media inquiries
Media Advisor for Ted O’Brien, Committee Chair – 0401 257 064

For background information
House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy
(02) 6277 4580; environment.reps@aph.gov.au

You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the inquiry webpage.

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