Trimouille Island

The first British nuclear test in Australia occurred off of Trimouille Island, the first on the Australian mainland took place on October 15th, 1953 at Emu Field also known as Emu Junction. Later in the decade the nuclear tests were moved to Maralinga.

"Living up to our responsibilities over Emu Field and Maralinga.........."
Nuclear Tests At Trimouille Island
Date: 10/03/1952
Type: Ocean surface burst
Yield: 25kt
Code Name: "Hurricane"

The Bombing of the Monte Bello Islands
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