ARPANSA is currently seeking nominations for members of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council. The Minister-appointed Council advise the CEO on emerging issues and matters of major public concern relating to radiation protection and nuclear safety.

Nominations are sought from suitably qualified people with an understanding of radiation and nuclear issues. Current membership is comprised of experts from a range of fields relevant to radiation protection including medicine, mining, regulation, health research and law.


All appointments are part-time and nominations are now open for the triennium (2020-2023) in line with the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (subsection 21(2)) and the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 2018 (section 18).


Nominations close Wednesday 4 December 2019 and appointments will be confirmed early in 2020.


If you are interested in joining the Council, you are encouraged to learn more about the functions and current membership of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council.


For further information including selection criteria for appointment and application instructions, please see: Membership of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council


If you have experience and knowledge of radiation protection and nuclear issues, we encourage you to submit your nomination as soon as possible.


We look forward to announcing the 2020-2023 Council in due course.

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