10 Jun 2021
ARPANSA is proud to announce that our Chief Radiation Health Scientist and Deputy CEO, Dr Gillian Hirth, has been appointed to the Main Commission of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) for the term 2021-2025.
16 Mar 2021
Two new scientific reviews conducted by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and Swinburne University of Technology have found no evidence of adverse health effects from the radio waves used in 5G.
24 Feb 2021
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has today released a new radio wave safety standard that offers strong health protection for all Australians.
20 Apr 2020
Do you use, or are you exposed to radiation as part of your work? Our new suite of occupational exposure factsheets have been designed to keep you informed about the type of radiation you may be exposed to, any possible health effects and how to adequately protect yourself.
15 Jan 2020
Dr Ken Karipidis, Assistant Director Assessment and Advice at ARPANSA, has been appointed to the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) for the term of 2020 to 2024.
4 Dec 2019
ARPANSA participates in international workshop to investigate environmental impact of electromagnetic fields
Dr Ken Karipidis, ARPANSA’s Assistant Director of Assessment and Advice, recently attended a workshop hosted by the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) to explore effects of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields on animals and plants.
1 Nov 2019
In the first study of its kind in Australia, ARPANSA produced a report on radiation in foods that make up a typical Australian diet. The results showed levels are very low and do not present any health concerns.
6 Mar 2019
We’re excited to announce that we have installed a new linear accelerator (linac) at ARPANSA, to continue ensuring any Australians undergoing medical procedures receive the correct amount of radiation.