Australian news, and some related international items

Majority of Australians oppose sale of uranium to India

‘Most Australians against Uranium sale to India’, Hindustan Times, Melbourne, June 05, 2012 The Australian government might have overturned a ban on uranium sale to India but a majority of people in the country still appear opposed to the idea of selling the mineral to New Delhi. In a new survey, a majority of Australians were found to be
against the recent Labor party decision of lifting ban on Uranium sale to India with 61% opposing it.

“More than 60% of Australians say they are against ‘Australia selling uranium to India’, with 39% saying they are ‘strongly against’,” according to the eight annual Lowy Institute poll 2012.

In December 2011, the Australian Labor Party had overturned a ban on the sale of uranium to India following a heated national conference debate.

The results were published by the Lowy institute Poll after a nationally representative opinion survey of 1,005 Australian adults was done……

June 6, 2012 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, Opposition to nuclear |

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