Information for stakeholders - 6. References

This section lists all documents that have been referenced in this information document. It also provides reference to sources of other information of national and international best practice in radioactive waste management.

6.1.    Publications quoted in the main text

6.1.1.  Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

www.arpansa.gov.au

  • Safety Guide for Classification of Radioactive Waste, Radiation Protection Series No. 20, 2010
  • National Directory for Radiation Protection, Radiation Protection Series No. 6, 2014
  • Guide for Radiation Protection of the Environment, Radiation Protection Series G-1, 2015
  • Fundamentals for Protection Against Ionising Radiation, Radiation Protection Series F-1, 2014
  • Regulatory Guide on Applying for a Licence for a Radioactive Waste Storage or Disposal Facility, 2017
  • Code of Practice for the Security of Radioactive Sources, Radiation Protection Series No. 11, 2007

6.1.2.    International Atomic Energy Agency

www-ns.iaea.org 

  • Fundamental Safety Principles, Safety Fundamentals, No. SF-1, 2006
  • IAEA Safety Glossary, Terminology Used in Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection, 2007 Edition
  • Classification of Radioactive Waste, General Safety Guide, No. GSG-1, 2009
  • Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Specific Safety Requirements, No. SSR-5, 2011
  • The Safety Case and Safety Assessment for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Specific Safety Guide No. SSG-23, 2012
  • The Safety Case and Safety Assessment for the Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste, General Safety Guide, No. GSG-3, 2013
  • Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards, General Safety Requirements, No. GSR Part 3, 2014
  • Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety, General Safety Requirements, No. GSR Part 1, 2016
  • Safety Assessment for Facilities and Activities, General Safety Requirements, No. GSR Part 4, 2016
  • Leadership and Management for Safety, General Safety Requirements, No. GSR Part 2, 2016
  • Objective and Essential Elements of a State’s Nuclear Security Regime, Nuclear Security Series No. NSS 20, 2013
  • Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources, 2004
  • Supplementary Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources, 2004
  • Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste, General Safety Requirements Part 5, No. GSR Part 5, 2009

6.1.3.    International Commission on Radiological Protection 

www.icrp.org

  • Assessing Dose of the Representative Person for the Purpose of the Radiation Protection of the Public, ICRP Publication 101a, 2006
  • The 2007 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, ICRP Publication 103, 2007
  • Radiological Protection in Geological Disposal of Long-lived Solid Radioactive Waste, ICRP Publication 122, 2013
  • Environmental Protection - the Concept and Use of Reference Animals and Plants, ICRP Publication 108, 2008
  • Protection of the Environment under Different Exposure Situations, ICRP Publication 124, 2014

6.1.4.    International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group 

www-ns.iaea.org/committees/insag.asp

  • Defence in Depth in Nuclear Safety, INSAG-10, 1996

6.1.5.    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/Nuclear Energy Agency

www.oecd.org

  • The evolving Role and Image of the Regulator in Radioactive Waste Management: Trends over two Decades, 2012

6.2.    Other sources of information

6.2.1.    Selected IAEA publications

www-ns.iaea.org

  1. Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material, Specific Safety Requirements No. SSR-6, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2012 (Adopted as ARPANSA RPS C 2, 2014)
    These Regulations establish requirements that must be satisfied to ensure safety and to protect persons, property and the environment from the effects of radiation in the transport of radioactive material.
     
  2. Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations, Safety Requirement, No. NS-R-3 (rev.1), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2016
    The document establishes the requirements for the elements of a site evaluation for a nuclear installation so as to characterise fully the site specific conditions pertinent to the safety of the nuclear installation.
    This publication encompasses site related factors and site–installation interaction factors relating to operational states and accident conditions, including those that could warrant emergency response actions, and natural and human induced events external to the installation that are important to safety.
     
  3. Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency, General Safety Requirements, No. GSR Part 7, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2015
    This publication establishes the requirements for an adequate level of preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency. The application of these requirements is also intended to mitigate the consequences of a nuclear or radiological emergency if such an emergency arises despite all efforts made to prevent it.
    The requirements apply for preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency in relation to all those facilities and activities, as well as sources, with the potential for causing radiation exposure, environmental contamination or concern on the part of the public warranting protective actions and other response actions.
     
  4. The Management System for the Disposal of Radioactive waste, Safety Guide No. GS‑G‑3.4, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2008
    This Safety Guide provides recommendations on developing and implementing management systems for all phases of facilities for the disposal of radioactive waste and related activities.
     
  5. The Management System for the Processing, Handling and Storage of Radioactive Waste, Safety Guide No. GS-G-3.3, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2008
    This Safety Guide is to provide recommendations on developing and implementing management systems for the pre-treatment, treatment, conditioning and storage of radioactive waste.
     
  6. Near Surface Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste, Specific Safety Guide No. SSG‑29, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2014
    This Safety Guide provides guidance and recommendations relating to the development, operation, closure and regulatory control of facilities for the near-surface disposal of radioactive waste to meet the safety requirements established in SSR-5.
     
  7. Site Survey and Site Selection for Nuclear Installations, Specific Safety Guide No. SSG‑35, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2015
    This Safety Guide provides recommendations and guidance on meeting the requirements [NS-R-3] for the consideration of safety in the siting process for a nuclear installation in order to meet the fundamental safety objective of SF-1.
     
  8. Monitoring and Surveillance of Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities, Specific Safety Guide No. SSG 31, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2014
    This Safety Guide provides guidance for the monitoring and surveillance of radioactive waste disposal facilities throughout their entire lifetime.
     
  9. Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste from Nuclear Power Plants and Research Reactors, Specific safety Guide No. SSG-40, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2016
    This document provides guidance on the predisposal management of all types of radioactive waste generated at nuclear power plants and research reactors (including subcritical and critical assemblies). It covers all stages in the lifetime of a waste management facility, including its siting, design, construction, commissioning, operation, shutdown and decommissioning. Recommendations on how to meet the requirements for the predisposal management of radioactive waste generated from such facilities are presented in this guide.
     
  10. Contents and Example Arguments for a safety Case for Radioactive Waste Disposal, Draft Technical Document, IAEA-TECDOC-xxxx, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2016
    This technical document provides the components of a Safety Case defined by the PRISM (Practical Illustration of the use of the Safety Case in the Management of near-surface disposal) and the example arguments or content of Safety Cases for two facilities developed by PRISMA (which is the follow-up project to the PRISM).
     
  11. Nuclear Security Recommendations on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (INFCIRC/225/REVISION 5), Nuclear Security Series No. 13, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2011
    This publication provides a set of recommended requirements to achieve the four Physical Protection Objectives and to apply the twelve Fundamental Principles that were endorsed by the IAEA Board of the Governors and General Conference in September 2001.
    The recommended requirements apply to the physical protection of nuclear material, including its physical protection during transport, and of nuclear facilities against malicious acts.
     
  12. Nuclear Security Recommendations on Radioactive Material and Associated Facilities, Nuclear Security Series No. 14, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2011
    This publication provides a set of recommendations to ensure a consistent level of security of radioactive material and to ensure that there is a balance between managing radioactive material securely while still enabling it to be used safely by authorised persons without unduly limiting the use of radioactive material for societal benefits.

    These recommendations apply to the security of radioactive material, associated facilities and associated activities for the prevention of malicious acts intended or likely to cause harmful radiological consequences.

6.2.2.    Other References

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 
www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/adra1977396/

ARPANS Act and Regulations
www.arpansa.gov.au/regulation/legislation

ARPANSA Regulatory Guides
http://www.arpansa.gov.au/Regulation/guides

EPBC Act
https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C2004A00485 

EPBC Act, approval process
http://www.environment.gov.au/epbc/what-is-protected/nuclear-actions

International best practice
http://www.arpansa.gov.au/regulation/ibp
 
NRWM Act
https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2012A00029 

Safeguards Act
https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2012C00394