Who'd want to dump Australia's nuclear waste here? Well, this guy

Jeff Baldock has nominated his property in Kimba, South Australia, as a site for the planned national radioactive waste management facility. Photograph: Max Opray for the Guardian

Jeff Baldock has nominated his property in Kimba, South Australia, as a site for the planned national radioactive waste management facility. Photograph: Max Opray for the Guardian

At a point almost halfway between the east and west coasts of Australia, a mob of emus scamper along the Napandee property fenceline. The mallee scrub out this way appears otherwise deserted, the kind of remote location where one could hide a dead body and get away with it – but what about an entire country’s radioactive waste?

Landowner Jeff Baldock is determined to find out.