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National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Community Benefit Programme

This program provides Australian business and community groups with funding between $5000 and $1 million. The programme supports projects that will lead to strong social and economic outcomes in and around Barndioota and Kimba, South Australia.

What do you get?

Grants between $5000 and $1 million covering up to 100% of project costs.

Who is this for?

Companies, organisations, authorities or councils in the Barndioota and Kimba regions.


The Australian Government is seeking to identify a site for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility. This facility will permanently dispose of Australia’s low level radioactive waste and temporarily house intermediate level radioactive waste.

The program supports the Australian Government’s commitment to assist local communities while the site selection and establishment phases are underway.

This program provides up to $6 million to undertake projects that provide social or economic benefit to local communities in and around Barndioota and Kimba in SA.

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Key documents

Fact sheet – Barndioota

Fact sheet – Kimba

Map of the potential facility site – Barndioota

Map of the potential facility site – Kimba