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Court battle to examine indigenious rights in nuclear waste case

Court battle to examine indigenious rights in nuclear waste case

Updated 2 June 2014, 9:48 AEST

A row over the future site for Australia's first nuclear waste dump hits the Federal Court today.

It's eight years since Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory was nominated by the Howard Government as its preferred site for storing low and intermediate level nuclear waste.

That policy continued under Labor has been met with vocal resistance from some traditional owners since its inception.

Presenter: Lauren Fitzgerald

Speaker: Joe Morrison, Chief Executive, Northern Land Council; Dianne Stokes, traditional owner; Elizabeth O'Shae, lawyer;

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