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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.

Australian Radiation Incident Register (ARIR)
Fri, 16 Jan 2014 13:55:00 Go to page
Summary of radiation incidents reported to the ARIR in 2013.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 15 Jan 2014 13:40:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 July to 30 September 2014.

EMR Literature Survey: October and November 2014
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:10:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature surveys for October 2014 and November 2014 are now available.

Report a National Uniformity issue
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is interested in hearing from businesses that have encountered difficulties with licensing, registration, shielding, disposals, transport, or other mutual recognition issues when dealing with different radiation regulators.

Code for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2014)
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published a Code for the Transport of Tradioactive Materials (2014) (RPS C-2). This edition replaces the 2008 edition of the Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material.

Invitation to Make Submissions - Application to Operate Interim Waste Store
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:50:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on licence application No. A0292 - Application to Operate Interim Waste Store. Submissions close 16 January 2015.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:00:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 13-14 November 2014.

Nuclear Safety Committee
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:25:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 31 October 2014.

Wi-Fi and Health fact sheet published
Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:25:00 Go to page

RHSAC Agenda - 13-14 November 2014
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:25:00 Go to page
Provisional agenda for the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council meeting scheduled for 13-14 November 2014.

Regulatory Guide: Possess or Control of a Controlled Facility, Controlled Apparatus or Controlled Material
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:15:00 Go to page
New regulatory guide that describes the purpose of a Possess or Control licence and the principles that determine the scope of activities that should be undertaken by a licence holder during a period of 'possess or control'.

2013-14 Annual Report
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:00:00 Go to page
The Annual Report of the CEO of ARPANSA was tabled in both the House of Representatives and the Senate on 28 October 2014.

EMR Literature Survey: September 2014
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:00 Go to page
Setpember 2014: "Study shows mobile phone-type radiation does not affect behaviour and memory in rats".

CEO Decision - OPAL Reactor Periodic Safety Review
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:00:00 Go to page
On 22 October 2014, the CEO decided to amend the licence for ANSTO to operate a controlled facility (the OPAL reactor) at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre.

ARPANSA submits Australia's fifth National Report to the Joint Convention
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA submitted the National Report on the UN Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management on Friday 10 October 2014.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:30:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 21-22 August 2014.

EMR Literature Survey: July and August 2014
Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature surveys for July 2014 and August 2014 are now available.

Invitation to Comment - Draft Safety Guide for Radiation Protection of the Environment
Mon, 8 Sep 2014, 15:50:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on the draft Safety Guide for Radiation Protection of the Environment. Submissions close 7 November 2014.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:30:00 Go to page
There are four IAEA Drafts currently under review.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:55:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 April to 30 June 2014.

Technical Report published
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:05:00 Go to page
Technical Report No. 170 - Measurement of Extremely Low Frequency Fields Associated with Electricity Supply and Distribution Infrastructure.

Regulatory Guide: Siting of Controlled Facilities
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:10:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has updated its Regulatory Guide: Siting of Controlled Facilities. This guide sets out the mandatory requirements for siting a controlled facility, based on legislation and International Best Practice.

Radiation Health Committee
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:30:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 25 June 2014.

EMR Literature Survey: June 2014
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:45:00 Go to page
June 2014 EMR Literature Survey - "Study investigating exposure at work to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and brain tumour reports mixed results".

EXTENSION: Expressions of Interest for RHSAC, RHC and NSC
Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:45:00 Go to page
The closing date for expressions of interest for membership of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council, the Radiation Health Committee and the Nuclear Safety Committee has been extended to Thursday 7 August 2014.

Nuclear Safety Committee
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:50:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 20 June 2014.

'ANRDR in Review' published
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published the first issue of the Australian National Radiation Dose Register newsletter, 'ANRDR in Review'.

EMR Literature Survey: May 2014
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:15:00 Go to page
May 2014 EMR Literature Survey - "New study investigates mobile phone use and brain tumours".

Calling for Expressions of Interest
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 16:35:00 Go to page
The CEO of ARPANSA is calling for expressions of interest for membership of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council, the Radiation Health Committee and the Nuclear Safety Committee.

Decision of the CEO - ANSTO ANM facility
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:30:00 Go to page
On 27 June 2014, the CEO of ARPANSA decided to issue a licence to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation to construct a controlled facility (the ANSTO ANM Facility) at the ANSTO Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre.

Technical Reports
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:15:00 Go to page
Two new technical reports have been published: A Survey of the Capabilities of Australasian Radioanalytical Laboratories; and Australasian Gamma-ray spectrometry Capability Exercise - 2013.

Tools to Improve Holistic Safety
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:15:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has released a set of tools to help licence holders improve the safety of their operations.

Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:15:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is currently seeking to appoint members of EMERG for the period July 2014 to June 2016.

ARPANSA Technical Report published
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:10:00 Go to page
Technical Report No. 166 - The Australian Primary Standard for absorbed dose to water (graphite calorimeter).

EMR Literature Survey: April 2014
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:35:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The April 2014 EMR Literature Survey is now available.

Quarterly Report
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:25:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 January to 31 March 2014

Invitation to make submissions
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:00:00 Go to page
Draft Amendment to the National Directory for Radiation Protection - Disposal of Radioactive Material. Submissions close 1 August 2014.

ARPANSA Technical Report published
Wed, 28 May 2014 13:00:00 Go to page
Technical Report No. 167 - A review of existing Australian radionuclide activity concentration data in non-human biota inhabiting uranium mining environments

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Fri, 16 May 2014 15:45:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 3-4 April 2014.

ARPANSA announces decision on ANSTO SyMo Facility
Tue, 13 May 2014 13:45:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published its decision on the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) licence application to prepare a site for, and construct, a controlled facility (the ANSTO SyMo Facility).

Study finds low exposure to magnetic fields in Australian residences
Thu, 8 May 2014 11:30:00 Go to page
An ARPANSA study finds exposure to magnetic fields in Australian homes is generally low and comparable to levels in other countries.

Report into Regulation of Commonwealth Radiation and Nuclear Activities
Wed, 7 May 2014 12:30:00 Go to page
The Australian National Audit Office has released their report into Regulation of Commonwealth Radiation and Nuclear Activities.

Solar Eclipse - 29 April
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:45:00 Go to page
Shortly before sunset today, a solar eclipse will be visible in southern parts of Australia. See ARPANSA's fact sheet on the risks of viewing solar eclipses, including the use of eclipse glassses.

UNSCEAR Report - Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident
Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:30:00 Go to page
United Nations’ Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) has published a report "Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and tsunami".

Two Scientific Landmarks in the Medical Radiation Services Branch
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:00:00 Go to page
Two scientific articles by the Medical Radiation Services Branch were accepted for publication in March this year.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:00:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 October to 31 December 2013

Nuclear Safety Committee
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:25:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 28 February 2014.

ARPANSA Technical Report No. 164
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:30:00 Go to page
Review of Radiofrequency Health Effects Research - Scientific Literature 2000-2012. Report by the ARPANSA Radiofrequency Expert Panel.

ARPANSA Technical Report No. 165
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:15:00 Go to page
Proposed Expansion of the Australian National Radiation Dose Register to the Mineral Sands Mining and Processing Industry.

Amendment 6 to the National Directory for Radiation Protection
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published amendment 6 to the National Directory for Radiation Protection. This amendment incorporates combined issues, including amendments to Schedules 5, 6, 9 and 13 and to the Glossary.

Fundamentals for Protection Against Ionising Radiation
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:55:00 Go to page
New addition to the Radiation Protection Series. This Fundamentals document is the top tier document in the Australian national framework to manage risks from ionising radiation as laid out in the Radiation Protection Series.

Invitation to make submissions
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:15:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on the draft Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2014). Submissions close 28 March 2014.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council Advice
Tue, 5 Feb 2014 08:50:00 Go to page
The Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council has prepared advice to the CEO on transport of radioactive materials in Australia.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:55:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 28-29 November 2013.

Construction Licence Application for ANM Mo99
Mon, 6 Jan 2014 17:00:00 Go to page
Application Number A0285 for construction of the proposed ANM Mo99 at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre in Menai, New South Wales.

Nuclear Safety Committee
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:10:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 1 November 2013.

Fact Sheet updated
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:50:00 Go to page
ARPANSA's fact sheet on smart meters (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) has been updated.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:25:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 July to 30 September 2013

Technical Report December 2013
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:25:00 Go to page
ARPANSA Preliminary Measurements of Radiofrequency Transmissions from a Mesh Radio Smart Meter.

Quarterly Report June 2013
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:30:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report for the period 1 April 2013 to 30 June 2013 is now available.

MEDIA RELEASE: CEO announces decision on ANSTO Interim Waste Store
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:40:00 Go to page
Australia's nuclear watchdog, the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has issued licences to site and construct an intermediate-level radioactive waste storage facility at Lucas Heights in New South Wales.

EMR Literature Survey: September and October 2013
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The September and October 2013 EMR Literature Surveys are now available.

2012-13 Annual Report
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:00:00 Go to page
The Annual Report of the CEO of ARPANSA was tabled in Parliament on 31 October. The full report is now available.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:45:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 8-9 August 2013.

New Fact Sheet
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:45:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has released a new fact sheet on improving eye safety in Image Guided International Procedures (IGIP).

Australia's National Report on the Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:00:00 Go to page
Abu Dhabi will host the third international meeting of countries to review global implementation of the Code of Conduct.

Radiation Health Committee
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:10:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 23 July 2013.

EMR Literature Survey: July 2013
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:15:00 Go to page
The EMR Literature Survey for July 2013 is now available.

ARPANSA Mobile Phone Base Station Survey 2007-2013
Thu, 8 Aug 2012 10:25:00 Go to page
Mobile phone basease station survey results for Merewether, Skennars Head and Lennox Head in NSW are now available.

EMR Literature Survey: April - June 2013
Wed, 7 Aug 2013 16:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature Survey for the months of April, May and June 2013 are now available.

Corporate Plan 2013-16
Wed, 7 Aug 2013 11:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published its Corporate Plan for the period 2013-16.

Regulatory Plan 2013-14
Wed, 7 Aug 2013 11:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published its Regulatory Plan for the period 2013-14.

Invitation to make submissions
Thu, 27 June 2013 15:30:0 Go to page
ARPANSA is inviting submissions on the draft Fundamentals for Protection Against Ionising Radiation. Closing date for submissions is 16 August 2013.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 20 June 2013 12:30:0 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 January to 31 March 2013

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Thu, 23 May 2013 11:50:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 18-19 April 2013.

EMR Literature Survey: January - March 2013
Fri, 17 May 2013 08:35:00 Go to page
Results from studies on power lines and mobile phones do not show health effects and an update to the Bioinitiative Report has been published.

New Fact Sheet
Fri, 10 May 2013 12:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has released a fact sheet providing information on some of the risks of viewing solar eclipses, including the use of ‘eclipse glasses’.

ANSTO licence applications received
Tue, 7 May 2013 17:40:00: Go to page
ARPANSA has received licence applications from ANSTO to site and construct an Interim Waste Store, and a licence application to prepare a site for the proposed Nuclear Medicine Molybdenum-99 Facility. A public consultation period has now commenced.

Radiation Health Committee
Wed, 24 Mar 2013 16:10:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 13 March 2013.

New Fact Sheet
Fri, 5 Apr 2013 12:35:00 Go to page
CT Scans for Children: Information for Referrers

EMR Literature Survey - December 2012
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 14:00:0 Go to page
Results from various studies are combined to show that exposure to residential magnetic fields has no impact on the survival probability of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Nuclear Safety Committee Meeting Summary
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 12:00:0 Go to page
Summary of the Nuclear Safety Committee Meeting of 14-15 February 20132

Quarterly Report
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:00:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 October to 31 December 2012

New Fact Sheet
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:20:00 Go to page
What Parents Should Know about CT Scans for Children

EMR Literature Survey - November 2012
Mon, 4 Feb 2013 11:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA publishes a monthly Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) Literature Survey. The EMR Literature Survey for the month of November 2012 is now available.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:00:00 Go to page
Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council - Summary of meeting of 4-5 December 2012.

File Listing
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:55:00 Go to page
List of files created between 1 July and 31 December 2012.

Radiation Health Committee
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:30:00 Go to page
Summary of meeting of 8 November 2012.

Co-ordinated comment on IAEA draft documents
Tue, 8 Jan 2013 09:55:00 Go to page
ARPANSA is co-ordinating Australia's reponse on DS461 - Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition). Comments should be submitted to ARPANSA by Friday 29 March 2013.

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