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VETERANS TO CONTINUE BATTLE FOR NUCLEAR COMPENSATION

Posted by Tom in Blog, Social Media. Comments Off

11th January

Following the British Court ruling against Aboriginal people being able to claim compensation for exposure to radiation from the British Nuclear Tests in Australia, the Forgotten Veterans have vowed to continue to take up their fight.

According to the Managing Director of Bell George and forgotten veterans campaigner, Tom Godfrey: “It is plain for all to see that exposure to nuclear radiation caused illnesses across Aboriginal communities in South Australia and we’ll continue to call the British and the Australian Governments to account for their reckless behaviour which saw so many exposed to nuclear radiation in the 1950s and 1960s.”

“Large numbers of Australian naval personnel, national service conscripts and Aboriginal people have all been denied access to non-liability healthcare treatment because the government has constructed an arbitrary definition of what it means to be an ‘Australian Participant’ in the British Government … Read More »




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