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A doctor examines a chest X-ray against a lightbox
20 Sep 2023
ARPANSA has launched new eye monitor technology to help medical workers track photon and beta radiation doses to the lens of their eyes.
A scientist is listening to someone speak
13 Sep 2023
Study finds speaking to the public helps to address radiation risk perceptions.
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29 Aug 2023
ARPANSA is seeking nominations for 9 members of the Nuclear Safety Committee (NSC). The Committee advises the CEO on nuclear safety and the safety of controlled facilities.
IAEA Comprehensive report on the safety review of the alps-treated water at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power station
24 Aug 2023
The Japanese Government has announced the release of treated water from the decommissioned Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean will commence today, 24 August 2023, weather conditions permitting.
A scientist is doing work on a lab bench
23 Aug 2023
Recent STEM graduates are encouraged to apply to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency’s Graduate Program with applications closing 11 September 2023.
Nuclear medicine scan of skull using positron emission tomography
3 Aug 2023
ARPANSA has updated Australia’s nuclear medicine diagnostic reference levels to support optimised use of radiation in medical diagnosis and treatment.
A clinician is applying a radiation treatment to someone's hand
27 Jul 2023
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and the Australasian College of Dermatologists have collaborated to update advice on cosmetic treatments using non-ionising radiation for consumers and treatment providers.
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20 Jul 2023
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is pleased to announce The Hon Assistant Minister Ged Kearney MP’s appointment of Dr Jane Canestra as incoming Chair of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council (RHSAC).
IAEA Comprehensive report on the safety review of the alps-treated water at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power station
11 Jul 2023
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a comprehensive report reviewing the plans of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and the Japanese Government to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
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23 Jun 2023
ARPANSA Acting CEO Dr Rick Tinker has removed a licence condition from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Health Products facility following satisfactory implementation of recommendations following a 2018 safety review.
Dr Chhavi Bhatt is with a new spectrum analyser that can measure radio waves in the 24 -30 GHz range
22 Jun 2023
Researchers from the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) recently attended a workshop on techniques to measure radio waves in the 24 – 30 GHz range, frequencies which are now being used in the latest implementation of the 5G network.
the air filter is being examined by David Hardman with a blue sky behind.
1 Jun 2023
ARPANSA’s Radiation Monitoring Networks (RMN) team has resumed scheduled visits to the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) radionuclide monitoring station on the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati. The station is part of an international network of more than 320 monitoring stations that aim to ensure no nuclear explosion goes undetected.
A dog is looking at a butterfly fluttering above its nose in a grassy field
25 May 2023
ARPANSA and Swinburne University’s systematic map of 334 papers was published in May 2023. While there is currently no substantiated evidence of harm, it highlights the need for more high-quality research into the effects of radio waves from high-frequency wireless technology such as 5G on plants and animals.
National Measurement Institute Standards Authorisation Committee came to ARPANSA to re-authorise our primary standard
18 May 2023
Australia’s Chief Metrologist Bruce Warrington visited the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) on Tuesday 9 May to assess and re-authorise our primary standards for ionising radiation dosimetry.
A scientist is measuring radio waves using a spectrum analyser
28 Apr 2023
Scientists at the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) have published a paper that shows the average exposure to radio waves from wireless technology in Melbourne is more than 700 times below the safety limit.
21 Apr 2023
The CEO of ARPANSA has given notice of her intention to make a decision regarding a facility licence application for ARPANSA’s Medical Radiation Services Branch.
A/Prof Sarah Loughran is at an ARPANSA lectern
13 Apr 2023
Australian government research scientist Associate Professor Sarah Loughran has been appointed to the World Health Organization (WHO) Task Group on Radiofrequency Fields and Health Risks.
An ARPANSA medical physicist is auditing an MRI-Linac
28 Mar 2023
Medical physicists have developed a technique to accurately measure radiation dose using new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) linac machines.

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