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Campaign Against Nuclear Energy

Australia, 1976 - late 1980s

The Campaign Against Nuclear Energy (CANE) was founded on 14 February 1976 as a regional organization in Perth, Western Australia, by the Friends of the Earth Australia (FOEA). Other members of this organization Alliance were the Australian Conservation Foundation, Conservation Council of Western Australia and Campaign to Save Native Forests. CANE was a non-profit organization whose aim was to stop the establishment of a nuclear power plant in Western Australia and to halt uranium mining. In 1983, government plans for a nuclear power station were abandoned and CANE dissolved by the lates 1980s.