National Radioactive Waste Management Facility: preliminary safety and waste acceptance report

Date published:
1 July 2019
Date updated:
20 October 2023

This report provides preliminary safety and waste acceptance information for the proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF).

The NRWMF will dispose of Australia’s domestically produced low level waste and temporarily store Australia’s intermediate level waste.

This report discusses how the NRWMF will be designed and operated to ensure safety of the workers, the general public and the surrounding environment.


Some information in this document may no longer be current. 

The Australian Government no longer intends to pursue sites at Wallerberdina, Lyndhurst or Napandee in South Australia for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. Read about this news