Radiation Health Committee

The role of the Radiation Health Committee is to advise the CEO and the Radiation Health & Safety Advisory Council on matters relating to radiation protection, including formulating draft national policies, codes and standards for consideration by the Commonwealth, states and territories.

RHC links

Membership of the RHC

The members of the Radiation Health Committee are:

Chair:

  • Dr Roslyn Drummond, Deputy Director of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

CEO of ARPANSA:

  • Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson (Commonwealth)

Radiation Control Officers:

(nominated representatives of states and territories)

  • Dr Antony Hooker (SA), Principal Radiation Advisor, Regulation and Compliance, Environment Protection Authority
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Ms Penny Hill (ACT), Senior Radiation Safety Officer, Department of Health
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Mr Noel Cleaves (VIC), Manager, Environmental Health Regulation & Compliance, Department of Health
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Mr Simon Critchley (Qld), Director, Radiation Health, Department of Health
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Ms Hazel Upton (WA), Managing Health Physicist, Environmental Health Directorate
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Mr Mark Carey (NSW), Principal Policy Officer, Environment Protection Authority
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Mr Bradley Feldtman (NT), A/Manager Radiation Protection, Department of Health
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
  • Dr Stephen Newbery (TAS), Acting Principal Health Physicist
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Nuclear Safety Committee representative:

  • Dr Joanna Wriedt
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)

Person to represent the interests of the general public:

  • Ms Fay Bellis
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)
    (Contact the RHC public representative)

Other members:

  • Dr Bruce Hocking, consulting specialist in occupational medicine
    (1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020)