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Organisational structure

A full description of ARPANSA's corporate structure follows.

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ARPANSA Strategic Management Committee and Chief Executive

As CEO of ARPANSA, Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson is responsible for the Agency's activities, policy directions and efficient performance. The ARPANSA Strategic Management Committee supports the CEO and is the major vehicle for collegiate decision making in the Agency.

Offices and Branches

ARPANSA comprises three service branches, two offices and a General Counsel:

  • Regulatory Services Branch - Mr James Scott, Chief Regulatory Officer
    Sections include: National Codes and Standards, Source Safety and Security, Facility Safety, Safety Systems
    (Sydney and Melbourne)
  • Radiation Health Services Branch - Dr Gillian Hirth, Chief Radiation Health Scientist
    Sections include: Assessment & Advice, Monitoring & Emergency Response, Radiation Protection Services
  • Medical Radiation Services Branch - Dr Ivan Williams, Chief Medical Radiation Scientist
    Sections include: Medical Imaging, Primary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory, and the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service
  • Office of the CEO - Ms Tone Doyle, Office Head and Chief of Staff
    Sections include: Government and International Relations, Communications, Governance and Risk
  • Office for Business Support - Mr Niraj Pau, Office Head and Chief Financial Officer
    Sections include: Finance, Digital Technology, Property and Facilities
  • Office of the General Counsel - Mr Martin Reynolds, General Counsel
    Sections include: Freedom of Information and Privacy
    (Melbourne and Sydney)
  • Office for People Strategies and Wellbeing - Mr David Peters, Office Head and Director for People Strategies and Wellbeing
    Sections include: People Strategies, Wellbeing and Safety

Advisory bodies

The ARPANS Act establishes several bodies that advise the CEO of ARPANSA. These bodies include the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council, the Radiation Health Committee and the Nuclear Safety Committee. The ARPANS Act also specifies the categories of membership for the Council and Committees.