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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

Man reading report
27 February 2018

On Monday 26 February 2018 a report by the CEO of ARPANSA, Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson, was tabled in Parliament addressing the radiation exposure of a worker at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Health radiopharmaceuticals production facility at Lucas Heights.

A hand holding a smartphone
7 February 2018

A series of animal studies on mobile phone radiofrequency radiation and health have been conducted over two years by the United States Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program.

Uranium mine workers discussing and pointing towards camera
5 February 2018

The International Commission on Radiological Protection have re-evaluated how they estimate lung cancer risk for exposure to radon progeny and doubled its estimate of risk from exposure.