We have a commitment to good regulatory practice, so each year we self-assess our performance as a regulator. We’re doing better every year. You can now read our self-assessment for the last financial year, 2016-17.
Our 2016-17 Annual Report was tabled in parliament on Wednesday 18 October 2017. The Annual Report informs parliament, stakeholders and the community how we have enabled protection of the Australian people and environment from the harmful effects of radiation during the last financial year.
To make it easier for members of the public to understand how Radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic energy is regulated, we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
On 22 October 2014, the CEO of ARPANSA decided to issue an amendment to the facility licence for ANSTO to operate a controlled facility (the Open Pool Australian Lightwater (OPAL) Reactor) at the ANSTO Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre.
ARPANSA respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, their cultures, and to Elders past and present.