News Geoscience Australia and ASNO sign 5-year MOU for the provision of nuclear explosion monitoring services

Published:23 November 2023

Dr James Johnson and Dr Geoff Shaw signed the MOU on Tuesday 21 November 2023.

The Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office (ASNO) and Geoscience Australia have entered a 5-year arrangement to extend their partnership on monitoring for nuclear explosions globally under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reaffirms their 30-year partnership since the signing of the first nuclear monitoring MOU in 1993. The MOU will see ASNO provide $3.6 million to Geoscience Australia over four years to expand the global monitoring of nuclear explosions.

Read more on the DFAT website.