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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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Science Week call to action - how will you science week? 13 - 21 August 2022
3 August 2022

Scientists from the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) will be countering misinformation about radio waves as part of National Science Week at a free event at the Science Gallery, University of Melbourne on 17 August 2022.

Chernobyl nuclear power plant
21 July 2022

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and ANSTO have coordinated with the IAEA to donate radiation measurement and personal protective equipment to Ukraine.

A man applies sunscreen to his arm.
14 July 2022

Exposing humans to ultraviolet radiation to test sunscreen effectiveness should be phased out, according to scientists and cancer experts.