About us

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. ARPANSA regulates Commonwealth entities using radiation with the objective of protecting people and the environment from the harmful effect of radiation. ARPANSA undertakes research, provides services, and promotes national uniformity and the implementation of international best practice across all jurisdictions.

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20 June 2017

We are the Australian Government’s primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety.

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We are the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety.

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An introduction to the advisory council and committees that advise our CEO.

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A listing of our corporate publications.

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20 June 2017

Employment opportunities at ARPANSA.

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Information about our file listing, Freedom of Information requests and Information Publication Scheme.

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20 June 2017

Lists of contracts valued at $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) which were current or entered into during the previous 12 months.

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20 June 2017

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 aims at providing a scheme for the investigation of allegations of wrongdoing and maladministration in the Commonwealth public sector, and to provide protections for both current and former public officials who make certain types of 'disclosures'.

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20 June 2017

Information about how you can make payments to us.