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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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Woman in red shirt using a mobile phone
20 June 2018

An article published in the Daily Mail Australia on 18 June 2018, reports that using a mobile phone can be as damaging on your skin as being out in the sun. It is concerning that the exposure from smartphones has been compared to the same time spent in the sun.

Participants of the Regional Training Course on Radiochemical Analysis of Marine Environmental Samples
12 June 2018

Starting on Monday 4 June and continuing this week, ARPANSA, in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency, hosts a Regional Training Course on Radiochemical Analysis of Marine Environmental Samples.

Participants of National Dose Registry workshop - May 2018
28 May 2018

On 24-25 May 2018, ARPANSA and the International Atomic Energy Agency hosted an Asia-Pacific region workshop on the Establishment and Maintenance of a National Dose Registry for those who work with radiation as part of their jobs.