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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; and 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, Chief of Staff
    Sections include: Government & Parliamentary Relations; International Relations; and Communications
  • Corporate Office - Ms Kathryn Green, Head of Corporate (Acting)
    Sections include: People & Culture; Finance; Digital Technology; and Performance & Governance
    (Sydney and Melbourne)
  • General Counsel - Mr Martin Reynolds
    (Melbourne and Sydney)

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.