2 December 2020

A recent scientific review by ARPANSA and Swinburne University into radio waves and calcium movements in the body has found no evidence radio waves cause non-thermal health effects.

23 November 2020

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is proud to announce a $350,000 contribution to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) research into the health impacts of radio waves, including those used in mobile telecommunications. 

14 July 2020

The Government’s Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Program aims to build public confidence in the safety of telecommunications networks, and address misinformation about EME emissions. The EME program will provide the public with clear, reliable and reputable information on new EME based technologies like 5G, and advice on how to use this technology safely. ARPANSA will support this vision by delivering evidence-based scientific advice on EME and health.

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1 June 2017

Our scientists and technicians produce reports based on the results of their work.

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20 June 2017

Radiated fields from cellular telephone base stations must comply with safety limits imposed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. In many cases this includes preparing an Environmental EME Report.

20 June 2017

The image guided interventional procedure (IGIP) survey aims to determine diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) for a number of common interventional and diagnostic angiography fluoroscopic procedures.

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20 June 2017

View publications related to the National Diagnostic Reference Level Service.

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20 June 2017

ARPANSA has conducted a comprehensive measurement study of RF EME from Wi-fi in 23 schools throughout Victoria and New South Wales.

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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