Little Forest legacy site 'Possess or Control' licence application

19 January 2015

Invitation to make submissions on an application for a facility licence under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) intends to make a decision under section 32 of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 on the following licence application:

Application by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation for a licence to possess or control a nuclear installation being a facility, approximately 1.6 km north of the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre, for near surface storage of legacy low level waste.

The location of the facility which is the subject of the application is known as the Little Forest legacy site.

In accordance with Regulation 40 of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999, the CEO of ARPANSA invites submissions from the public about the application. The CEO will take submissions received into account when making a decision on whether or not to issue a licence.

The licence application and supporting information is provided below.

Submissions closed 20 February.


Application Number A0293
ANSTO Little Forest Legacy Site (LFLS)

Licence Application
Plans and Arrangements
Safety Assessment
Safety Assurance Committee


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