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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

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10 September 2018

ARPANSA has been busy building a new bunker in preparation for the installation of a new, state-of-the-art medical linear accelerator (linac)

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6 September 2018

On 29 June 2018, the CEO of ARPANSA, Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson, issued the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation with a direction under section 41(1A) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

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26 July 2018

We are establishing a network of radiation detectors to monitor Australian ports to assist in the national preparedness for a visiting nuclear-powered warship accident.