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Technical Report
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:20:00 Go to page
Acceptance Testing of the TASL Radon Dosimetry System (Technical Report No. 175)

EMR Literature Survey - April 2016 and May 2016
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:40:00 Go to page
April 2016 feature article: 'Researchers combine results from different studies to show that parental occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields is not associated with childhood leukaemia'. May 2016 feature artice: 'Australian study reports that after 30 years of mobile phone use there is no increase in the brain tumour rates'.

Two Technical Reports published
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:25:00 Go to page
The Efficiency Calibration of Alpha-Spectrometers for Non-Standard Source Diameters (Technical Report No. 173) and Australasian Gamma-ray Spectrometry Capability Exercise - 2015 (Technical Report No. 174).

Position vacant
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:45:00 Go to page
Director International Relations (EL2). Applications close 23 June 2016.

Australian Radiation Incident Register
Mon, 30 May 2016 16:10:00 Go to page
Radiation incidents reported to the Australian Radiation Incident Register - 2014 Summary Report.

Literature Survey: March 2016
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:30:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Risk assessment endorsed by the European Commission confirms the validity of the classification of extremely low frequency magnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans'.

Position vacant
Tue, 17 May 2016 09:30:00 Go to page
Chief Radiation Scientist and Head of the Radiation Health Services Branch. Applications close 14 June 2016.

Literature Survey: February 2016
Wed, 11 May 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'An Australian study finds that wireless phone use does not affect cognitive function of Victorian primary school children'.

Literature Survey: January 2016
Wed, 4 May 2016 15:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study finds that radiofrequency exposure in the environment does not affect cognitive and behavioural functions in 10-year old boys'.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 October to 31 December 2015.

The 1986 Chernobyl Accident; Thirty Years On
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:00:00 Go to page
The thirtieth anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) near the town of Pripyat, Ukraine, will be marked on 26 April 2016.

Literature Survey: December 2015
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:45:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study does not replicate an association between childhood leukaemia and elevated level of magnetic fields in the home'.

International Best Practice (Trusted International Standards)
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:55:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has established a register of trusted international standards to avoid duplication, promote uniformity among the states and territories, reduce regulatory burden, and promote international best practice.

EMR Literature Survey: November 2015
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:55:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study finds that mobile phone exposure does not cause disturbance to sleep'.

Ionising radiation in consumer products
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 09:15:00 Go to page
A series of frequently asked questions has been published about ionising radiation and its presence in consumer products.

Position vacant
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:50:00 Go to page
Parliamentary and Government Relations Officer (APS5). Applications close 28 March 2016.

Fifth Anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi NPP Accident
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has continued to monitor and assess the impact of the nuclear accident on people and the environment, working closely with international bodies that include UNSCEAR, WHO and the IAEA.

Position vacant
Fri, 4 Mar 2016 14:50:00 Go to page
Work Health and Safety Advisor / Radiation Safety Officer (EL1). Applications close 20 March 2016.

Mobile Phones, Wi-Fi Devices and Health
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:20:00 Go to page
On Tuesday 16 February 2016, the ABC aired an episode of Catalyst titled Wi-Fried, focusing on the radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic energy (EME) from mobile phones and Wi-Fi devices and raising concerns about the potential health effects they present.

EMR Literature Survey: October 2015
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - 'Study investigates risk of cancer with exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields'. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

Position vacant
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:45:00 Go to page
Science Officer - Emergency Response (APS6). Applications close Thur 25 February 2016.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:10:00 Go to page
New drafts for review: DS471 - Radiation Safety of X-Ray generators and radiation Sources Used for Inspection Purposes and for Non-Medical Imaging; and DS486 - Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme .

Proposal to extend scope of Schedule 5 of RPS3
Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:45:00 Go to page
ARPANSA proposes to extend the scope of Schedule 5 of RPS3 (Radiation Protection Standard for Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields - 3 kHz to 300 GHz) to include equipment operating up to 6 GHz.

Positions vacant
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:40:00 Go to page
Technical Officer - Mechanical (APS5) and Performance & Governance Analyst (APS5). Applications close Sun 21 February 2016.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Tue, 2 Feb 2016 16:25:00 Go to page
ARPANSA coordinates the Member State comment on documents as they are developed and provides feedback on behalf of Australia to the IAEA through Safety Standards Committee members. Drafts currently under review are: NST048 - Security of Radioactive Material In Use and Storage and of Associated Facilities; and NST044 - Security of Radioactive Material In Transport.

Position vacant
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:55:00 Go to page
Chief Medical Radiation Scientist and Head of the Medical Radiation Services Branch (SES Band 1). Applications close Thursday 25 February 2016.

Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPL) and lasers for cosmetic or beauty therapy
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:50:00 Go to page
Public consultation regulatory impact statement (RIS) - update on progress.

Regulatory Guide: Construction of an item important for safety
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:55:00 Go to page
This new reuglatory guide is provided to assist facility licence holders request approval under Regulation 54 for construction of an item important for safety.

Positions vacant
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:45:00 Go to page
Transport Security and Training Systems Officer (EL1) and Senior Regulatory Officer (EL1).

Position vacant
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:15:00 Go to page
Communications Officer - Digital (APS5), Office of the CEO. Applications close Monday 8 February 2016.

Quarterly Report
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 July to 30 September 2015.

Position vacant
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:40:00 Go to page
Chief Information Officer (EL2), Corporate Office. Applications close Sunday 7 February 2016.

Positions vacant
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:10:00 Go to page
Advertised vacancies include Work Health and Safety Advisor/Radiation Safety Officer (EL1), Assistant Director Communications (EL1) and Section Manager Medical Imaging (EL2).

EMR Literature Survey: September 2015
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:20:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - 'Magnetic fields and childhood cancer: an epidemiological investigation of the effects of high-voltage underground cables'. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

Radiation Health Committee
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:20:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 18 November 2015.

Performance Objectives and Criteria for Inspections
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:20:00 Go to page
Performance objectives and criteria are used by ARPANSA Inspectors to support a consistent, transparent and rigorous approach to inspection that is consistent with the risk of a facility, source or controlled activity, and provide a comprehensive list of features, controls and behaviours that contribute to safety.

Radioactive waste returned from France
Sun, 6 Dec 2015 10:20:00 Go to page
On 5 December 2015, a shipment of intermediate-level radioactive waste arrived in Australia. In the early hours of this morning, the waste was transported to ANSTO's Interim Waste Store at Lucas Heights in Sydney.

New publication in the Radiation Protection Series
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:30:00 Go to page
Guide for Radiation Protection of the Environment (RPS G-1)

Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Services
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:45:00 Go to page
Information about the range of measurement services ARPANSA's UVR laboratory can provide.

Position vacant
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:05:00 Go to page
Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (APS 5), Office of the CEO, Yallambie VIC. Applications close Monday 30 November 2015.

The National Radioactive Waste Management Facility
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:10:00 Go to page
The Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia has announced a short list of potential sites for the location of a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.

Position vacant
Mon, 9 Nov 2015 08:50:00 Go to page
Quality Manager (EL 1), Corporate Office, Yallambie VIC. Applications close Monday 23 November 2015.

Positions vacant
Wed, 4 Nov 2015 09:25:00 Go to page
Australian National Radiation Dose Register Manager (EL 1) and Technical Support Officer - CTBT Network (APS 4), Yallambie VIC. Applications close Wednesday 18 November 2015.

Position vacant
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 10:30:00 Go to page
Assistant Director, Communications (EL 1), Office of the CEO, Yallambie VIC. Applications close Friday 13 November 2015.

Annual Report Published
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:25:00 Go to page
The 2014-15 Annual Report of the CEO of ARPANSA has been published.

EMR Literature Survey: August 2015
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:40:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - study finds that exposure to radiofrequency fields from a mobile phone base station does not affect cognitive performance and physiological function. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

Return of radioactive waste from France
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 11:45:00 Go to page
On 15 October 2015, a shipment of intermediate-level radioactive waste left the French port of Cherbourg, France bound for Australia.

Position vacant
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:25:00 Go to page
Senior Regulatory Officer (EL 1), Regulatory Services Branch, Miranda NSW. Applications close Tuesday 3 November 2015.

Positions vacant
Wed, 7 Oct 2015 16:45:00 Go to page
Medical Physicist/Radiation Scientist (APS 5) and Medical Physicist/Radiation Scientist (APS 6), Medical Radiation Services Branch, Yallambie Victoria. Applications close Monday 26 October 2015.

EMR Literature Survey: July 2015
Thu, 25 Sep 2015 14:30:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - a European Commission expert group publishes its latest opinion on exposure to electromagnetic fields and health. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

Radioactive Waste Disposal and Storage
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:25:00 Go to page
The Australian Government is planning to build a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility to provide a centralised location for the disposal of Low Level Waste and storage of Intermediate Level Waste generated in Australia. Find out more about ARPANSA's role in project.

Quarterly Report
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:20:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 April to 30 June 2015.

Positions vacant
Thu, 3 Sept 2015 17:30:00 Go to page
Science Officer, Waste Safety (APS 6), Radiation Health Services Branch - Yallambie, Victoria. Applications close Friday 18 September 2015.

ARPANSA Corporate Plan 2015 - 2019
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA Corporate Plan covering the periods of 2015-16 to 2018-19.

Positions vacant
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:40:00 Go to page
Administration Manager (APS 5), People and Culture - Yallambie, Victoria. Applications close Thursday 10 September 2015.

Radiation Health Committee
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:40:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 24 June 2015.

NDRLS data highlights technique to reduce CT scan doses
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:10:00 Go to page
ARPANSA researchers have published a paper highlighting advanced techniques to reduce radiation doses to patient undergoing a CT scan.

ARPANS Act Amendment Bill passes the Senate
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:10:00 Go to page
The Bill to amend the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (The Act) passed the Senate on 18 August 2015.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:20:00 Go to page
ARPANSA coordinates the Member State comment on documents as they are developed and provides feedback on behalf of Australia to the IAEA through Safety Standards Committee members.

Positions vacant
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:50:00 Go to page
Assistant Director, Communications (EL1) - Yallambie, Victoria. Applications close Wednesday 26 August 2015.

ANRDR in Review - July 2015
Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:00:00 Go to page
The ANRDR Team have published their annual newsletter.

Positions vacant
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:00:00 Go to page
Science Officer - Radiation Measurements APS6 has been advertised, the position is based at ARPANSA's Melbourne office. Applications close on Tuesday 11 August 2015.

EMR Literature Survey: May 2015
Thu, 30 July 2015 15:00:0 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for May 2015 is now available.

Upcoming Vacancies
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:30:00 Go to page
Currently there are four vacant positions in ARPANSA.

CEO announces decision on ANSTO Legacy Site
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:30:00 Go to page
The CEO of ARPANSA has published his decision on the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).

Licence Holder Forums
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA recently held two licence holder forums: 16 June (Sydney) and 18 June (Melbourne). Presentations from the forum are now available for download.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:35:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 January to 31 March 2015.

EMR Literature Survey: April 2015
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for April 2015 is now available.

Nuclear Safety Committee Meeting - Provisional Agenda
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:05:00 Go to page
Provisional agenda for the Nuclear Safety Committee meeting scheduled for 19 June 2015.

Invitation to Comment
Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement - Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPLs) and Lasers for Cosmetic or Beauty Therapy. Submissions close 31 July 2015.

Radiation Health Committee
Tue, 19 May 2015 17:05:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 25 March 2015.

EMR Literature Survey: March 2015
Fri, 15 May 2015 11:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for March 2015 is now available.

CEO announces decision on ANSTO Interim Waste Store
Fri, 8 May 2015 16:00:00 Go to page
The CEO of ARPANSA has published his decision on the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) licence applications to operate a controlled facility (the ANSTO Interim Waste Store).

New fact sheet: Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity
Fri, 8 May 2015 16:00:00 Go to page

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:55:00 Go to page
New membership details for the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council.

Invitation to Comment - Draft Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 15:45:0 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on the draft Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations. Submissions close 5 June 2015.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:05:00 Go to page
Three additional International Atomic Energy Agency draft documents have been released for Member State comment - DS427, DS432 and DS442.

EMR Literature Survey: February 2015
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:15:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for February 2015 is now available.

Decision of the CEO - ANSTO OPAL Reactor Periodic Security Review
Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:30:00 Go to page
Periodic Security Review of the OPAL reactor has been completed by ANSTO and assessed by the joint ARPANSA and ASNO Physical Protection and Security Working Group (PPSWG).

Position vacant
Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:00:00 Go to page
Briefings and Correspondence Officer APS5 has been advertised, the position is based at ARPANSA's Canberra office. Applications closes on the 16 April 2015.

ARPANSA and the ACMA working together on EME
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Communications and Media Authority to exchange information on EME issues related to telecommunications.

We've changed our website to make it more community focused
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:00:00 Go to page
Find out more about what has changed.

EMR Literature Survey: January 2015
Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:05:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for January 2015 is now available.

Radiation Health Committee Position Statement
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:40:00 Go to page
Regulatory Expectations for users of radiation sources seeking to obtain authorisations in more than one jurisdiction.

Positions vacant
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:55:00 Go to page
Four vacant positions have been advertised located at ARPANSA's Yallambie office. Applications close 10 March 2015.

Membership of the Nuclear Safety Committee
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:15:00 Go to page
Membership of the Nuclear Safety Committee for the 2015-2017 triennium.

New Technical Report published
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:25:00 Go to page
The 2011 - 2013 National Diagnostic Reference Level Service Report (Technical Report No. 171)

EMR Literature Survey: December 2014
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 15:45:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature survey for December 2014 is now available.

Radiation Health Committee
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:25:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 19 November 2014.

Membership of the Radiation Health Committee
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:10:00 Go to page
RHC membership for the period commencing 1 January 2015.

Invitation to Make Submissions
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:25:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on licence application No. A0293 - ANSTO Little Forest Legacy Site 'Possess or Control' licence application. Submissions close 20 February 2015.

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