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National Radioactive Waste Management Facility: Wallerberdina community ballot results

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13 December 2019

The Australian Government acknowledges the outcome of the ballot in communities around Wallerberdina Station, regarding the proposal for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. Wallerberdina, near Hawker in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, is one of the nominated sites for the facility.

The Australian Electoral Commission conducted the ballot between 11 November and 12 December.

A total 880 ballot papers were returned for scrutiny, 862 of which were formal votes. Of those:

  • 408 (47.33%) voted Yes.
  • 454 (52.67%) voted No.

Read the response from Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matthew Canavan.

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