Public consultations

Our input on matters affecting the nuclear industry.

World Nuclear Association submission to the Victorian Parliament’s “Inquiry into nuclear prohibition”

World Nuclear Association is pleased to see that the Parliament of Victoria is considering the potential benefits to Victoria in removing prohibitions enacted by the Nuclear Activities (Prohibitions) Act 1983. 

Consultation response for ICRP’s draft radiological protection publication

In 2018, the ICRP launched a pre-consultation, inviting its Special Liaison Organisations (SLOs), including World Nuclear Association, to comment on the draft update of ICRP Publications 109 and 111, developed by the ICRP Task Group nº 93. We have taken note of the changes between the different drafts, and we welcome this opportunity to provide further comments on the draft report “Radiological Protection of the People and the Environment in the Event of a Large Nuclear Accident”.

Submission to “the inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia”

We believe it is only natural that a technologically sophisticated country like Australia should seek to make use of nuclear energy as it attempts to address its energy, environmental and economic challenges. 

Submission to EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee Inquiry into the implications of Brexit in the UK

Brexit is a matter of the utmost importance to both the UK nuclear sector (as represented by the UK NIA) and the broader European nuclear sector (as represented by FORATOM), but it will also likely require action from global partners.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Energy Strategy

Our submission to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s Energy Strategy sets out the case for including nuclear energy among the energy infrastructure projects that are suitable for AIIB financing and investment. (November 2016)

European Commission - Possible aid to the Paks nuclear power station

The World Nuclear Association responded to the consultation exercise initiated by the European Commission in connection with its competition investigation into the construction of the Paks II nuclear power plant. (February 2016)

European Commission – New Energy Market Design

The World Nuclear Association responded to questions posed by the European Commission on the form that an energy union might take. (October 2015)

South Australian Royal Commission - Electricity generated from nuclear fuels

Issues Paper Three – Electricity generated from nuclear fuels. Submission from the World Nuclear Association to the South Australian Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission (August 2015)

South Australian Royal Commission - Management, storage, disposal of nuclear and radioactive waste

Submission from the World Nuclear Association to the South Australian Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission consultation on management, storage, disposal of nuclear and radioactive waste (July 2015)

Consultation on the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework

Response by the World Nuclear Assocaition to the consultation on the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework. (February 2015)

European Commission - UK Investment Contract for Hinkley Point C New Nuclear Power Station

Submission by the World Nuclear Association to the European consultation on UK Investment Contract for Hinkley Point C New Nuclear Power Station. (April 2014)