‘Absurd’ we can’t talk about nuclear as ‘safe, new technology’

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Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says it’s “absurd” that in 2022 we can’t be talking about “safe, new technology” in the form of small modular reactors.

“Many other countries have either adopted or are considering the adoption of nuclear power to firm up the renewables in the system,” he told Sky News host Andrew Bolt.

“This pipedream that the government has around a hundred-billion-dollar rollout of cables and towers in communities and towns across the country is never going to be realised.”