Who we are

We are the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. ARPANSA protects the people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation through research, the services we provide and regulation of Commonwealth entities that use radiation.

PDF icon ARPANSA: Who we are booklet

Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson looking thoughtfully at the camera in a business suit over a blurred backdrop.
2 August 2017

Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson commenced as Chief Executive Officer of ARPANSA in March 2010. The CEO appointed Dr Hirth as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ARPANSA in March 2017.

A hand stacking building blocks with pictures of human silhouettes to form a pyramid.
20 June 2017

A full description of our corporate structure.