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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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14 January 2019

ARPANSA scientists have reviewed the recent National Toxicology Program (NTP) animal studies which looked at whether exposure to radiofrequency (RF) radiation causes any health effects, including cancer, in rats and mice.

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13 December 2018

The ARPANS Regulations 1999 and ARPANS Licence Charges Regulations 2000 have been repealed and replaced.

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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.