Nats push to lift nuclear ban, senator happy to see plant in regional Queensland

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 10 2021 - 10:35pm, first published 10:00pm
LIFT THE BAN: Senator Matt Canavan said he a nuclear power plant in a region like Gladstone coupld support thousands of jobs. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Nationals will attempt to lift Australia's ban on nuclear power, with a senior senator stating he'd be happy to see a nuclear power station in regional Queensland.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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