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Use this chart to see how the UV index varies throughout the day at our monitoring sites.

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The Personal Radiation Monitoring Service monitors the exposures of workers in the medical, dental, chiropractic, industrial and mining fields to ionising radiation.
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We publish a comprehensive range of fact sheets on issues relating to radiation and health.
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A national independent dosimetry auditing program, the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service provides quality assurance for radiation oncology facilities and patients.
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We produce a range of publications to promote practices which protect human health and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation.
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We offer four types of meters you can hire to measure radiation in and around your home.

What's New

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Launched in Melbourne by SunSmart this week, the free app aims to reduce skin cancer rates, as well as UV-related eye and sun damage, by providing users with daily sun protection times and 7-day weather and UV forecasts specific to their location.
Headshot of Associate Prof Sarah Loughran in front of an ARPANSA banner
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is offering funding to support research that addresses knowledge gaps about health effects from exposure to electromagnetic energy, especially the higher frequencies now being used in wireless technologies like the 5G network.
Left to right: Hon Ged Kearney MP with ARPANSA's Don Wijayasinghe and the agency's CEO Dr Gillian Hirth inside the new anechoic chamber
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) officially opened its new $2.35 million anechoic chamber on 17 November 2022.

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