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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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25 November 2021

ARPANSA has released a draft advisory note on the public health considerations for disposal of radioactive waste.

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9 November 2021

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency has partnered with the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) government to support the development of a sovereign radiation monitoring capability in the region.

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29 October 2021

On 29 June 2018, the ARPANSA CEO issued a Direction to ANSTO to initiate an independent safety review following a series of events with safety implications at the ANSTO Health (now Health Products) facility. ARPANSA has been monitoring progress against the implementation plan and is generally satisfied with the actions taken to date.