The recent Federal election threw up a number of interesting demographics. Over 2.6M of us on the electoral role in Australia were over 70 years old, however, and more importantly nearly 50% of the electorate have never voted in an election when Nuclear energy was a key issue.

There is no question that energy issues are the biggest single factor in sustaining human

development. In Australia we have an enforced Luddite view of one of the key elements in any 21st. Century Energy Mix – and that is Nuclear Power Generation.

We are prohibited by law to affect any meaningful positive result regardless of the wishes of the majority, simply because we do not know what those wishes are.

In 1998/99 The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Commonwealth) was passed firmly locking the Government of the day and all future Governments into a non-nuclear stance.

Since that time, we have seen the pro-renewables undertake massive subsidised growth and still not effectively provide adequacy in base-load supply for manufacturing development.

We have stood by and watched as our manufacturing base, that thrived on low cost electricity, has been progressively torn apart and cast asunder.

We have seen domestic electricity prices rise alarmingly and impact the lower income recipients unfairly. At the same time, we have maintained high immigration policies, so that population growth can be the catalyst for economic survival.

Because of the gagging of debate this country has gone from a pioneer in the use of nuclear to a country of 25 million that lacks knowledge on the Nuclear alternative. Consequently, we subscribe to the continued demonising of Nuclear power by the vested interests supporting alternatives.

Our collective mind-set has ignored the most important technological advances in Generational growth of Nuclear Power Generators, we still think in terms of failures.

This stance has sent us hurtling into the backwater of irrelevancy well before our use-by date. Exponential growth is applicable to all technologies (Moore’s Law for computers for example) and Nuclear is not excluded.

We as a nation have allowed the debate to whither on the vine and fostered what passes for educated responses, to stay right out of the public domain. It is like comparing a 50-year-old car with a modern-day vehicle.

They are not comparable and true evaluation must be done on the options that are available today. This enforced national positioning has been the underlying reason for decisions involving the largest defence contract that we have ever issued.

Australia has a vast marine jurisdiction, the third largest in the world. In order to ensure safety of these borders we need state of the art equipment in the hands of our forces.

We recently signed an agreement for 35/40 years of Submarines which are not the best for the job.

Submarines are the key available deterrent for our protection around our massive coastline, however, they need to be consistently fast under water and they need to stay submerged for long periods of time in order to enhance their offence and defence capability.

Units that need to snorkel regularly to expunge exhaust and charge batteries do not maximise these features and are vulnerable when in a reduced running stance on the surface.

There has been no economic comparison between the two potential power sources – because the Nuclear option was not an option for us.

Nuclear submarine fleets are maintained by India and China along with the USA and the UK plus others. Some nations including Russia have fleets of both.

Come 2030, when our fleet is assessed, we will no doubt be the only nation with a huge coastline to patrol, that has a fleet made up exclusively of diesel/electric units.

Some legacy we will be leaving for our next generation to manage! There are circa 450 Nuclear Power Generators working around the world. They are spread over around 30 countries. Most of us would think maybe 4/5 countries, three for negative reasons.

It is a fact that some cars are designed and built better than others and it is true some Nuclear Generators are better than others and some are/were situated in the wrong place.

There are currently 60 odd new Nuclear Generating plants under construction around the world.

Whilst it is around 20 years since the gagging legislation was passed, not one of our Governments has been prepared to open up the issue.

Instead we have used our Tax Dollars to subsidise the renewable cry only to see it frittered away in efforts to meet base-load requirements for electricity. A task which it has failed to accomplish.

Most of these subsidies are being funnelled offshore. Because of our failure to accept Nuclear for what it is – which is an option as part of our energy mix going forward – we have closed our eyes and stifled all debate on the subject. That means we are missing big opportunities.

There have been enormous strides made on small modular reactors (SMR’s). A conventional Nuclear Power Generator is in the range of 1000 to 1600 Megawatts. Most smaller reactors range from 50 Megawatts to 200 Megawatts currently however plans are well underway for units in the Micro class of around 4 Megawatts.

A country the size of Australia with spread population incurs tremendous distribution costs. In short, it costs lots of money to get energy from one place to the other.

Options need to be found for alternative ways of doing it – and these tiny nuclear power plants provide a cost effective solution.

To many, the word Nuclear immediately translates in images of World War 2’s man-made need to prevent tyrannical expansionism, morphing into, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl or Fukushima. It is good to consider a few points to provide some context.

Firstly, the nuclear event is not exclusively “man-made”. Mother Nature has been doing it for eons.

Around two billion years ago in Gabon, a number of natural Nuclear Reactors spontaneously began operating “Those nuclear reactors are remarkable because despite their modest power output, they continued to operate in a stable manner for up to one million years.

Further, at the site of the Gabon reactors many of the radioactive products of the nuclear fission have been safely contained for those two billion years in a rock catacomb.

This provides evidence that long-term geologic storage of nuclear waste is feasible.”

Gabon is in West Africa but there are a large number of sites where this has been going on in a stable way for thousands of years.

The late Mr Robert John Hawke was a champion of the Nuclear Waste opportunities for Australia. Unfortunately, he has passed without seeing what perhaps would have been his greatest legacy fulfilled.

The reason given for not entertaining the option of Nuclear for our largest defence contracts was the oxymoronic statement that: “there is not a Nuclear industry in Australia.” Well, there is a simple solution. Create one.

Australia holds around 1/3 of the current terrestrial preferred raw material for Nuclear Power Generation. This is as a result of the structure of our continent and its ageing. Our export of these resources has had a chequered career in the past and will continue to have.in the future.

However, on a world-wide basis Nuclear power is providing the single most sustainable way for millions and millions of people to move out of poverty. There has to be a way of harnessing these issues for the benefit of all.

Australia has been assessed as the optimum site for a large repository of the worlds already large and increasing waste pile of nuclear detritus. This is based on stability of the land mass, political stability and other factors.

If we could start a programme with a cyclical concept of delivering raw material and accepting waste from a number of the worlds power generators, we could establish a sustainable Nuclear Industry in this country and join the real world.

As a catalyst we need to open up the debate on power generation. That is easy to do. All it would take is for an amendment to be passed in the Federal Parliament deleting the four words, “a nuclear power plant” in section 140 A (1) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Commonwealth).

Any Nuclear development would of course be subject to All of Australia’s stringent environmental and safety requirements.

Nuclear energy is a readily deployable, zero emissions, base-load energy supplier and it shouldn’t be excluded from Australia’s energy mix.

It has met energy challenges around the world and will continue to do so. Do not allow our irrelevancy to continue. Consider what you can do for your country and not what your country can do for you.

Now, that sounds familiar. Talk to your local member now and ask them to move the above amendment as a private members bill.

Ian S. Newnham

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Just admit the truth: Jews own over 75% of the planets wealth, the big banks, every major media outlet, Hollywood and everything else, or do you want to remain in denial as a brain dead simpleton, not worth a piece of camel shit? … and no one can even define what a Jew is.

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Must admit that until recently, I was anti nuclear power because of the waste issue. However, I’ve had a rethink, and morally how can we export uranium for “peaceful purposes”, and not use it ourselves? Now it’s the same deal with coal … classic NIMBY!
I agree, put nuclear back on the table for energy generation, and perhaps it might even shift the “renewables” crowd back towards coal … which we certainly have plenty of!

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More radical Socialist policy from one John Howard.

“In 1998/99 The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Commonwealth) was passed firmly locking the Government of the day and all future Governments into a non-nuclear stance.”

Rexxy
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LOL My browser now shows up a big red warning when I go to the QAnon site. Not sure if it’s the browser or my work firewall providing the censorship. I suspect it’s Google Chrome though. (And as I wrote that, I misspelt and wrote Google Chrome trough – equally applicable.)

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Saw Zali on the telly with a bunch of new MPs . . . Impressive woman. I think she’ll likely devote her energies to refugee rights, LGBTIQ right and windmills. The easier issues of costs of living, homelessness, power prices, water security etc. will be left to less skilful legislators to sort out. Go Zali!

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Izzy now at 1.654 million and no real signs of slowing down yet….
Heads must be popping throughout the angry rainbow and anti Christian community at Sodom central.

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The intelligence gap between the smartest on this site and the slatternly ignorant is a sight to behold.

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The Greater Israel project entails the European, Jewish invaders of Palestine to extend their boundaries over Syria and Iran. Hence the American Jewish leadership wants Iran and Syria flattened so that it can become Greater Israel. The eventual idea is that the nation of the new Israel will have an oil rich land area as big as Australia. From there, the new Jewish empire will control Northern Africa and commence moving into Europe. This will be the new Soviet Union of Bolshevik heritage. Australia has been ceded to a China as a peace offering among Communists. Not fanciful, but the… Read more »

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Izzy Coconut is finding he has burnt all his bridges
Please dig deep with your donations
God is otherwise impotent to assist.

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Latest NASA figures, backed worldwide by honest climatologists: Yes we are in a solar minimum and sunspot activity is at a minimum. The bitch of the lunatic left Sydney council thinks melted ice is building up at the equator and flooding islands. The lunatics are running rampant and Folau wants to return to the nrl. Please Storm, recruit the champion.

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The ideology is not brought up, but make no mistake what’s behind this hate crime. A small white boy forced to his knees, filled with fear, he’s forced to degrade & humiliate himself. Why? Oppression. Liberals & globalists have created this for all. If left unchecked, you’re him.

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Some moron below does not know that Beattie of the NRL was on television and said Israel would not be allowed to play in nrl again. Folau said he would like to return to the nrl and not play union, you dumb idiot. Your utter ignorance and arrogance is typical of the part educated.

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Trump appears to have pressed the ‘Self destruct ‘ button with his idle threats on Iran…again I say..has he ever heard of Iran – Contra….you know the good old days when the US had Iran under its tyrannical thumb…as the Germans still are….naturally Trump is being cheered on by ISrael..which should be an obvious warning…to any sensible person

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Mascot Towers prediction…two towers had another tower squeezed between (courtesy of local councils, lord Commissar Lucy and NSW Government corruption and incompetence)..the excavation work on the new tower appears to have had the effect of a local earthquake..where the high water level clay sandy soil has now been liquified..this has caused the footings to sink..and will continue to sink…I expect all three towers will need to be demolished, with the engineers for the third tower being the obvious focus…as well as the NSW State Govt..meanwhile the enemedia maintains radio silence on behalf the NSW Govt in relation to the Opal… Read more »

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Have we had a comment from the Stick yet ,regarding the revelation that Turd Mk1 offered Dutton her job if he could retain the leadership.Stone the bloody crows,these maggots have no morals or ethics.Personal ambition and the rest of us and the country can get stuffed.

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when are portraits of the Queen going to be replaced by Lord Rothschilds Profile?

pelican
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hur-ry, hur-ry hur-ry,,as the enemedia breathlessly tells us what great deals are available with the Private (as in Rothschilds) Private Health Insurance Mafia offer great deals to get you to sign up…with the sever warning that the Heath mafia mates in crime , the Zio Australian Federal Government will hit you with blackmail if you refuse to hand over your money – with extra illegal income tax (brought in by Johnny the jew way back)…we’re being screwed 24 7…every which way

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Things must be real bad in Sydney with the Clover Moore city council declaring a “climate emergency.” Or as Mark Latham so rightly points out the only emergency is between her ears.

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As predicted on this site last evening, the Robot Tigerbalm was jerked out of its box early this morning by its alt Left controller. Also as predicted, the mechanical creature was programmed to comment on the Folau matter, making a totally irrelevant comparison between the criticism the noisy Islamist Yassmin Abdel Magied received for her childish remarks about Anzac Day and the uproar by minority groups over Folau’s expressed belief that homosexuals that place their penises in other gay’s anuses will go to Hell, along with certain other sinners . The robot’s master missed a crucial point in making the… Read more »

lg
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I see ANZ Bank has joined with the LGBTIQ attack dogs in now going after Maria Folau. Criticize faggots at your peril folks!

pelican
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Aunty Gladys has stolen so much money from the people of NSW , and aside from refusing to build another power station (preferring to pay over the top for Victorias power), she has also decided that all her MP’s (and we’re talking about first class morons here) deserve a pay rise of over $100k each…..these pack of criminal thieving mafia known as the Goldman Sacks Libs should be sacked immediately…….

pelican
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it sounded something like this as Scumo explains how he became PM ‘..look, Australians had been through very significant trauma while the Mighty Malcolm was being challenged for the Leadership..and the Australian people wanted someone who they knew they could get a hug from and tell them everything would be OK..I knew I was the man for the job’….WTF …how delusional is this mtherfker….Turd Mk 2 is an even more duplicitous lying fraud than Turd Mk 1,, and that takes some doing…

pelican
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meanwhile the Jew controlled ANZ has now joined the war against Christians by openly attacking Folau’s wife ..threatening to cease supporting Netball…ah yes…

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