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On 10 April 2022 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role. The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. Information on Caretaker Conventions: http://www.pmc.gov.au/caretaker

radiation protection

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13 October 2020

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is proud to be continuing our 35-year partnership with WHO as a collaborating centre for radiation protection.

Occupational Factsheets
20 April 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.

19 July 2019

This Code for Radiation Protection in Medical Exposure (2019) (RPS C-5) sets out the requirements in Australia for the protection of patients, their carers and comforters, and volunteers in biomedical research projects, in relation to their exposure to ionising radiation.

ARPANSA consultation
20 September 2018

ARPANSA is engaging in public consultation on the draft National Directory for Radiation Protection (2nd Edition).

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