Important! The following information is taken from the Dept. of Defence Website. If you are planning a trip incorporating the Anne Beadell Hwy, this will affect you if you are planning to travel during the dates mentioned below. Amber Zone 1 – South-Eastern Corner 1 October—10 November 2018 11 February—20 April 2019 1 June—30…Read More
Rob Hornsby our indefatiguable Maralinga veteran and researcher sent me an email recently with mention of a YouTube video about Operation Grapple.
The documentary is about an hour long, showing some great historical footage and tells of the experiences of the the New Zealand (and British) servicemen. Rob Hornsby our indefatiguable Maralinga veteran and researcher sent me an email recently with mention of a YouTube video about Operation Grapple. The documentary is about an hour long, showing some great historical footage and tells of the experiences of the the New Zealand (and British) servicemen.Read More
After our excellent trip to Maralinga last year, I wrote an article for our local club newsletter and sent a copy off to a UK gliding magazine. Enclosed is the proof of that article. A few bits of my original have been cut out by them to get the words to fit… I was not very complimentary about Menzies but that’s gone. I hope it meets with your approval and everything is going well out there. We’ve certainly recommended you to anyone who will listen.Read More
Latest news for June 2018 – Camp Kitchen on the way – Maralinga Museum well established – DVD available online. Subscribe to our update mailing list and emails will be sent out when new articles are posted.Read More
Appearing in the New York Times, April 15 2018. Written by Ben Stubbs, photographs by Adam Ferguson. Note: Ben refers to Maralinga Village being accessible by a regular flight service, this is incorrect. You can, however, charter a plane to carry you from Ceduna, please refer to Chinta Air. Most people access Maralinga by vehicle…Read More
The following article was written by Liz Tynan, Senior Lecturer and Co-ordinator Research Student Academic Support, James Cook University, and published on “The Conversation”. Liz Tynan, James Cook University Occasionally I give guest lectures to undergraduates about Maralinga. In most cases, the students have never heard of the place. A small number may have heard…Read More
A documentary about the measuring of radiation following the British Australian nuclear tests beginning in the 1950s. The British and Australian governments covered up the dangers. Focus on Hedley Marston’s secret experiments and his attempts to alert the public.Read More