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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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22 September 2021

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), one of ARPANSA’s major licence holders, has submitted an application to increase temporary storage of radioactive waste at their Lucas Heights site. ARPANSA will host a consultation forum on Wednesday 13 October.

CT imaging diagnostic reference levels
13 September 2021

ARPANSA has published updated diagnostic reference levels for medical imaging. These reference levels help clinics understand typical radiation doses received during medical imaging.

7 September 2021

ARPANSA has launched a new research framework to facilitate research of electromagnetic energy exposures and health.