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Use this chart to see how the UV index varies throughout the day at our monitoring sites.

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The Personal Radiation Monitoring Service monitors the exposures of workers in the medical, dental, chiropractic, industrial and mining fields to ionising radiation.
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We publish a comprehensive range of fact sheets on issues relating to radiation and health.
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A national independent dosimetry auditing program, the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service provides quality assurance for radiation oncology facilities and patients.
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We produce a range of publications to promote practices which protect human health and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation.
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We offer four types of meters you can hire to measure radiation in and around your home.

What's New

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1 Jun 2023
ARPANSA’s Radiation Monitoring Networks (RMN) team has resumed scheduled visits to the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) radionuclide monitoring station on the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati. The station is part of an international network of more than 320 monitoring stations that aim to ensure no nuclear explosion goes undetected.
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25 May 2023
ARPANSA and Swinburne University’s systematic map of 334 papers was published in May 2023. While there is currently no substantiated evidence of harm, it highlights the need for more high-quality research into the effects of radio waves from high-frequency wireless technology such as 5G on plants and animals.
National Measurement Institute Standards Authorisation Committee came to ARPANSA to re-authorise our primary standard
18 May 2023
Australia’s Chief Metrologist Bruce Warrington visited the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) on Tuesday 9 May to assess and re-authorise our primary standards for ionising radiation dosimetry.

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