Australian Greens spokesperson on nuclear policy, Senator Scott Ludlam. 24 August 2013.
The Greens have strongly rejected the proposal by former Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke to turn Australia into a dump for the world's nuclear waste.
Greens spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam said the plan was "the worst imaginable way to raise revenue".
"What Mr. Hawke is proposing is criminal activity. The Parliament passed Greens amendments last year to prohibit the importation of nuclear waste.