I have a couple of additional comments with respect to Richard Broinowski's reader riposte.

According to the Nossal Institute for Global Health Website, where Tilman Ruff is an Associate Professor, he is an infectious diseases and public health physician with particular interests in vaccines and immunisation. Ruff's bio makes no reference to any expertise as a 'radiation physician'.

The panel which I chaired at the offices of The Age in Melbourne on 9 June was on the topic of 'How Australians feel about nuclear power'. Richard refers to Andy Lloyd of Rio Tinto Mining and Warren Mundine, but fails to mention the third panelist at that session, Professor Daniela Stehlik, author of the National Academies Forum 2009 report on nuclear attitudes in Australia, whose participation was obviously critical to the theme of the debate. All of these panels can be downloaded from our website.