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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.

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.

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