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There is currently a suspension or adjustment to some of our activities due to COVID-19. For full details please visit our Activities in response to COVID-19 information page.

Talk to a Scientist

ARPANSA provides a unique opportunity for the public and community to talk directly with our scientists on issues about radiation exposure and protection in Australia

This service offers people the opportunity to find answers to science related questions that they have been unable to find using other resources. We encourage you to first explore our website to find your answers or to send an enquiry via our online contact form.

Our Talk to a Scientist program will continue to be available via email and our website contact form, however over the phone support will be unavailable from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice. You can keep up to date with our response to COVID-19 through our news article.

Before using this service, we encourage you to read our Talk to a scientist terms of use.

Please note: Our experts are unable to provide medical advice. Medical questions should be directed to a medical practitioner.