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An image of the Pilbara region in WA with a road in the middle. It is sparse road country with a remote road
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is working with the Western Australian Government to support efforts to locate a small radioactive source.
Mobile phone displaying the app
Launched in Melbourne by SunSmart this week, the free app aims to reduce skin cancer rates, as well as UV-related eye and sun damage, by providing users with daily sun protection times and 7-day weather and UV forecasts specific to their location.
Headshot of Associate Prof Sarah Loughran in front of an ARPANSA banner
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is offering funding to support research that addresses knowledge gaps about health effects from exposure to electromagnetic energy, especially the higher frequencies now being used in wireless technologies like the 5G network.
Left to right: Hon Ged Kearney MP with ARPANSA's Don Wijayasinghe and the agency's CEO Dr Gillian Hirth inside the new anechoic chamber
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) officially opened its new $2.35 million anechoic chamber on 17 November 2022.
ACDS director Rhonda Brown with Uni Melb students
University of Melbourne students and Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) scientists have created a prize-winning app that will make radiotherapy audits more efficient. 
Image of Annual Report 2021-22 cover on top of blurred image of people standing
The 2021-22 annual report of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) was tabled in parliament on Monday 24 October 2022 and is now available in the Commonwealth government Transparency Portal.
Scientists standing in front of a linac accelerator and water calorimeter
Radiotherapy treatments in Australia will soon have extra assurance with the arrival of a new national calibration device this month.
A laser pointer with a danger label on the product
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency and eBay Australia have teamed up to remind businesses and consumers about the risks caused by laser pointers.
A person is looking at their phone and there is a phone tower that is blurred in the background
Scientists at Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) are working together to improve the experimental design of research into 5G and future high-frequency wireless technologies. 
Two workers carrying out the live stereotactic radiosurgery audit
ARPANSA’s Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS) has carried out its first live stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) audit which supports dose accuracy in radiation therapy used to treat brain cancer.
Mobile phone displaying the ARPANSA website
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is pleased to announce the launch of their new website.
An engineer wearing a hard hat and high visibility jacket is looking at a tablet
Addressing human and organisational factors that impact nuclear safety is among the changes to the 2018 Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (ARPANSA) Regulations that came into effect on 10 August 2022.
Science Week call to action - how will you science week? 13 - 21 August 2022
Scientists from the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) will be countering misinformation about radio waves as part of National Science Week at a free event at the Science Gallery, University of Melbourne on 17 August 2022.
Chernobyl nuclear power plant
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and ANSTO have coordinated with the IAEA to donate radiation measurement and personal protective equipment to Ukraine.
A man applies sunscreen to his arm.
Exposing humans to ultraviolet radiation to test sunscreen effectiveness should be phased out, according to scientists and cancer experts.
Man in protective suit inside abandoned uranium mine.
Calculating exposure from naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) has been standardised by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency to encourage national uniformity and ongoing alignment with international best practice.
Sun shining bright in blue sky with sun rays and a few clouds
ARPANSA has teamed up with Cancer Council Victoria and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to create a SunSmart Global UV app. 
Close up of tip of pen ticking check boxes
ARPANSA has released an advisory note on the public health considerations for disposal of radioactive waste.

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