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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.

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11 December 2018

A study led by ARPANSA, published with the British Medical Journal Open, found no link between the use of mobile phones in Australia and incidence of brain cancers.

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5 December 2018

On 4 December 2018, following a direction from ARPANSA’s CEO Dr Larsson, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) provided ARPANSA with an action plan that responds to 85

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16 November 2018

The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team today concluded their 12 day mission to benchmark Australia’s framework for nuclear and radiation safety against international best practice.