Welcome to govCMS

We are the Australian Government’s primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. We protect the Australian people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation through understanding risks, best practice regulation, research, policy, services, partnerships and engaging with the community.

What's New

Dr Ken Karipidis
16 January 2020

Dr Ken Karipidis, Assistant Director Assessment and Advice at ARPANSA, has been appointed to the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) for the term of 2020 to 2024.

Aerial view of the Montebello Islands
16 December 2019

Recently, we participated in a study to review the ongoing impacts of nuclear tests conducted in the Montebello islands off the north coast of Western Australia.

Compass for navigating radiation regulation
10 December 2019

How is radiation regulated in Australia? It’s a common question, and unfortunately the answer isn’t as straightforward as it could be.