The Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA) is Australia’s radioactive waste management organisation.
The agency sits within our department. Later it will become a non-corporate Commonwealth entity based in Adelaide, South Australia.
The agency was established in July 2020 to:
We will manage the full life-cycle of the facility:
Our work also involves:
Our staff have the experience and skills to put ARWA at the forefront of the global nuclear waste management field. We aim to deliver a world class facility for Australia.
Community conversations help inform the facility project as it progresses.
Consultative committees continue to advise ARWA about the facility site for a limited time.
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Last updated: 4 January 2022
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