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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.

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Glass of water
30 June 2020

Water can include naturally-occurring radioactive material leached from rocks and soil, and it’s important that guidelines are in place to ensure the safe management of our water supply.

Nominations open for Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
26 June 2020

ARPANSA is currently seeking nominations for members of both the Radiation Health Committee and the Nuclear Safety Committee. 

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29 May 2020

ARPANSA has endorsed the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection Principles for non-ionizing radiation protection.