Little Forest legacy site

About Little Forest legacy site

The Little Forest Legacy Site (LFLS) is a site that was used for the near surface burial of low level radioactive waste. The facility was operational between 1960 and 1968.

For more information on ANSTO's application to licence the site, and the public consultation process see ANSTO Little Forest legacy site 'Possess or Control' licence application.

Decision on licence application

On Thursday 9 July 2015, the CEO of ARPANSA granted the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) a licence to possess or control the Little Forest Legacy Site.

The CEO's Statement of Reasons regarding the application for a licence can be downloaded here along with the Regulatory Assessment Report and the Licence to possess or control the Little Forest Legacy Site.

More information

To contact ARPANSA directly, see Contact us.