Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office: Annual Report 2012-13

Appendix F Status of CTBT International Monitoring System Facilities in Australia

Table 22: Status of Australian CTBT IMS FACILITIES at 30 June 2013

Facility
Status
Operator
Primary Seismic Stations
Warramunga, NT
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ANU
Alice Springs, NT
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA/USA
Stephens Creek, NSW
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Mawson, Australian Antarctic Territory
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Auxiliary Seismic Stations
Charters Towers, QLD
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Fitzroy Crossing, WA
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Narrogin, WA
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Infrasound Stations
Warramunga, NT
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ANU
Hobart, TAS
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Shannon, WA
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Cocos Islands
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA
Davis Base, Australian Antarctic Territory
Site survey completed
GA
Radionuclide Stations
Melbourne44, VIC
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Perth, WA
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Townsville, QLD
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Darwin45, NT
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Cocos Islands
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Macquarie Island, TAS
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Mawson, Australian Antarctic Territory
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Radionuclide Laboratory
Melbourne, VIC
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
ARPANSA
Hydroacoustic Stations
Cape Leeuwin, WA
Operational and certified against CTBTO standards
GA

44 In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Melbourne, an IMS noble gas monitoring system is installed and operating in a testing and evaluation phase.

45 In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Darwin, an IMS noble gas monitoring system is installed and operating in a testing and evaluation phase.