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7 Mar 2022
ARPANSA announces applications are open for the Australian Public Service Graduate Program.
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28 Feb 2022
Dose accuracy is critical to safe cancer treatment. Dosimetry audits provide assurance that the radiation dose delivered to the patient aligns with the planned dose.
13 Feb 2022
ARPANSA and the Cancer Council of Victoria have advised Australians to avoid using aerosol sunscreens and stick with creams and lotions for UV protection. 
Patient receiving a medical scan
2 Feb 2022
ARPANSA has finalised its report on 2020 radiation safety incidents using data collated from radiation regulators around the country.
27 Jan 2022
In another world first, ARPANSA and Swinburne University have joined forces to produce a systematic map of the scientific evidence into the impact of radio waves on the environment.
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25 Nov 2021
ARPANSA has released a draft advisory note on the public health considerations for disposal of radioactive waste.
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9 Nov 2021
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency has partnered with the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) government to support the development of a sovereign radiation monitoring capability in the region.
29 Oct 2021
On 29 June 2018, the ARPANSA CEO issued a Direction to ANSTO to initiate an independent safety review following a series of events with safety implications at the ANSTO Health (now Health Products) facility. ARPANSA has been monitoring progress against the implementation plan and is generally satisfied with the actions taken to date.
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21 Oct 2021
The annual report of the CEO of ARPANSA 2020-2021 was tabled in parliament on Tuesday 19 October 2021 and is now available in the Commonwealth government Transparency Portal.
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22 Sep 2021
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), one of ARPANSA’s major licence holders, has submitted an application to increase temporary storage of radioactive waste at their Lucas Heights site. ARPANSA will host a consultation forum on Wednesday 13 October.
CT imaging diagnostic reference levels
13 Sep 2021
ARPANSA has published updated diagnostic reference levels for medical imaging. These reference levels help clinics understand typical radiation doses received during medical imaging.
7 Sep 2021
ARPANSA has launched a new research framework to facilitate research of electromagnetic energy exposures and health.
Woman standing with head strapped into medical machine keeping her face still for a dental imaging procedure
2 Sep 2021
The ARPANSA and the Australian Dental Association (ADA) have joined together to produce a factsheet for patients to explain different types of dental imaging and the associated levels of radiation exposure. 
10 Aug 2021
The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) has commenced a review of its System of Radiological Protection. The System provides recommendations for protection of people and the environment from the harmful effects of ionising radiation.
5 Aug 2021
In celebration of National Science Week 2021 (14-22 August), ARPANSA will be hosting an online event ‘Mobile phones and health’, with our Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Program Director, Associate Professor Sarah Loughran.
Man lying on medical bed, wearing dark black eye glasses while receiving laser treatment on his chin from a practitioner wearing blue latex gloves
28 Jul 2021
ARPANSA is pleased to be collaborating with Monash University to support a PhD opportunity to investigate injuries from cosmetic use of non-ionising radiation.
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26 Jul 2021
Recruitment is currently underway for the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
ARPANSA CEO Gillian Hirth standing in front of a blurred leafy background
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.

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