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Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Annual Report 1999-2000

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Scope of the Annual Report

Letter to the Minister

ASNO Outcomes and Outputs

Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office 1999-2000

The Year in Review

Outlook:  The Year Ahead

Resources Overview: Corporate Management

Program Activities

Current Topics

IAEA Safeguards An Overview

Implementation of Integrated Safeguards in Australia

Strengthening Our Relationship with the International Verification Agencies

Regional Training Course on National Safeguards Systems

The Nuclear IndustrySome Current Issues

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation RegimeInstitutional and Technical Aspects

Nuclear Waste ManagementPartitioning And Transmutation

The Proposed Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (FMCT)

CTBT Developments in Australia

ASNO Technical Seminars

Background

Brief Outline of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

The IAEAs Safeguards Statement for 1999

Australian Uranium Exports

Safeguards on Australian Uranium Exports

Reporting Requirements

Freedom of Information Act 1982  Section 8 Statement

Categories of Documents Held By ASNO

Annexes

Glossary of Abbreviations, Acronyms And Definitions

List of Tables

  • Table 1 Details of ASNO Budget and Expenditure 1999-2000
  • Table 2 Categories of Staff at 30 June 2000approved and actual (in brackets)
  • Table 3 Status of Safeguards Permits and Authorities in Australia
  • Table 4 Material Balance Areas in Australia
  • Table 5 Permits for CWC Scheduled Chemical Facilities held at 30 June 2000
  • Table 6 Electricity projections (figures in terawatt/hours (TWh)
  • Table 7 Comparison of Materials in Civil and Military Nuclear Fuel Cycles
  • Table 8 World Nuclear Electricity Generation at 31 December 1999
  • Table 9 Countries to which Australian Uranium was supplied in 1999
  • Table 10 Australias Bilateral Safeguards Agreements and their Dates of Entry into Force
  • Table 11 Checklist of Reporting Requirements
  • Table 12 Nuclear Material within Australia at 30 June 2000
  • Table 13 Associated Items within Australia at 30 June 2000
  • Table 14 Locations and Quantities of AONM as at 31 December 1999
  • Table 15 Transfers of AONM during 1999
  • Table 16 Numbers of Accounting Reports generated for the IAEA
  • Table 17 Numbers of Entries covered by Accounting Reports generated for the IAEA
  • Table 18 Routine Safeguards Inspections Performed by the IAEA during 1999-2000
  • Table 19 IAEA Conclusions of Inspections in Australia
  • Table 20 IAEA Safeguards Expenditure (US$ million)
  • Table 21 IAEA Verification Activities.
  • Table 22 Approximate Quantities of Material Subject to IAEA Safeguards on 31 December 1997, 1998 and 1999
  • Table 23 Number of Installations under IAEA Safeguards or Containing Safeguarded  Material on 31 December 1997, 1998 and 1999
  • Table 24 Australian IMS StationsStatus as at 30 June 2000

List of Figures

  • Figure 1 ASNOs operating environment
  • Figure 2 ASNO Organisational Chart
  • Figure 3 ASNOs performance against specific aims and organisational groupings
  • Figure 4 Civil Nuclear Fuel Cycle-Outline

General enquiries relating to ASNO functions, activities or responsibilities should be directed to the Director General, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office.

The R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221

Telephone: +61 2 6261 1920
Facsimile: +61 2 6261 1908
http://www.asno.dfat.gov.au

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Commonwealth of Australia 2000

ISSN  1442-7699

ISBN  0 642 45019 6

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