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Public consultation archive

Request for comment of ARPANSA documents

From time to time, ARPANSA invites submissions on draft documents released for public comment. Details of draft documents are available below.

Past requests for submissions on documents yet to be published

Guide for Radiation Protection in Existing Exposure Situations (RPS G-2)

Closing Date:10 March 2017

Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement in the use of Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPLs) and Lasers for Cosmetic or Beauty Therapy

Closing Date:31 July 2015

Licensing decisions

Regulation 40(3) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 provides that if a facility licence application relates to a nuclear installation, the CEO of ARPANSA in addition to the requirements of Regulation 40(2) must invite people and bodies to make submissions about the application, and provide a period for making submissions, and provide procedures for making submissions.

Past requests for submissions

ANSTO Little Forest Legacy Site 'Possess or Control' Licence Application

ANSTO application to Operate Interim Waste Store

ANSTO Construction Licence application for Nuclear Medicine Molybdenum-99 Facility

ANSTO Licence applications for Interim Waste Store - Site and Construct

ANSTO Licence applications for Nuclear Medicine Molybdenum-99 Facility and SyMo Facility

ARPANSA held a community information session on the siting licence application for the ANSTO Nuclear Medicine Molybdenum-99 Facility, and the siting and construction licence applications for the Interim Waste Store, and the SyMo Facility at the Engadine Community Centre in Engadine, New South Wales on Thursday 16 May 2013.

Community information session program

PDF iconProgram - Community information session
FileProgram - Community Information Session

Transcript (depersonalised) - community information session

PDF iconTranscript - Community Information Session - ANSTO Licence applications
FileTranscript - Community Information Session - ANSTO Licence applications

Response to public submission questions and comments

PDF iconResponses to questions and comments from public submissions - IWS, ANM Mo99 and SyMo applications
FileResponses to questions and comments from public submissions - IWS, ANM Mo99 and SyMo applications

The following submission from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (DRET) provides clarification on a number of issues raised during public consultation

PDF iconSubmission - DRET - Interim Waste Store - 11 June 2013
FileSubmission - DRET - Interim Waste Store - 11 June 2013

Invitation to make submissions on ANSTO’s application for a facility licence to decommission the National Medical Cyclotron

OPAL reactor

See Opal Reactor for information on the public consultation process for both the Construction and Operating licence applications for Opal.