6 September 2021

ARPANSA has also commenced an independent environmental monitoring program. The independent measurements obtained by ARPANSA are compared against the values measured by ANSTO. This is done to provide additional assurance that the results reported by ANSTO are accurate and the community and environment are protected from harmful effects of radiation.

Antarctica penguins
6 February 2020

ARPANSA staff Sandra Sdraulig and Dr Stuart Henderson recently travelled to Antarctica to support ongoing monitoring of radionuclides and ultraviolet (UV) radiation in the environment.

Installation of the UV sensor in Emerald, Queensland
28 August 2019

We’re pleased to announce that the newest location in our ultraviolet (UV) radiation monitoring network is now online. Emerald is the fourth location in Queensland to join our network of real-time UV data.

Full length shot of radon monitor on table
29 January 2018

The radon monitor measures possible average radon concentration. Typically used for workplaces in underground mines or caves.

Full length shot of extremity monitor on table
29 January 2018

The extremity monitor measures potential extremity doses from all radiation types which contribute to Hp(07). They are typically used in the nuclear medicine industry and other industries where workers are handling radiation sources with their hands.

Full length shot of neutron monitor on table
29 January 2018

The neutron dosimeter measures potential occupational doses from fast neutrons, beta rays and gamma rays. They are typically used in industries that use neutron generators and neutron probes.

A close-up of a drip of liquid dripping from a tube with a superimposed trefoil symbol on the drip.
11 July 2017

The Australian National Radiation Dose Register (ANRDR) records and stores radiation doses received by individuals in the course of their employment.

27 June 2017

Our terms and conditions specify the basis of the contract between the parties, through which the Service, Associated Services and Associated Items are provided by the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by ARPANSA.

20 June 2017

The National Diagnostic Reference Level Service MDCT survey collects data for three age groups and eight imaging protocols. The three age groups are:


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