Going Fission

Australia’s Uranium Opportunities - Chapters 6 and 7

November 4, 2018

The AAEC changes its research focus, away from HTGR and looks more closely at other reactor options as well as enrichment research.  Secondment postings overseas continued for many AAEC staff, and staying on top of developments abroad required specialist visits, even though this was not always understood by the politicians.

The 'Voters Message to the Minister' soundbite is available at the following link.  There is a list of current State and Federal energy and environment ministers in the soundbites description, though you are welcome to forward it to any contesting minister: https://soundcloud.com/user-214473340/a-voters-message-to-the-minister

Timestamps:

0:00 - Chapter 6) The changes in Research Programme, 1966-70

18:32 - Chapter 7) Overseas Postings and Visits - Keeping in Touch