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Radiation Health Committee

The role of the Radiation Health Committee is to advise the CEO and the Radiation Health & Safety Advisory Council on matters relating to radiation protection, including formulating draft national policies, codes and standards for consideration by the Commonwealth, states and territories

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Membership of the RHC

The members of the Radiation Health Committee are:

Chair:
  • Dr Roslyn Drummond, Deputy Director of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
CEO of ARPANSA:
  • Dr Carl-Magnus Larsson (Commonwealth)
Radiation Control Officers:
(nominated representatives of states and territories)
  • Mr Keith Baldry (SA), Director, Regulation and Compliance, Environment Protection Authority
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
  • Mr Ross Bevan (ACT), Manager Radiation Safety, Health Protection Service, ACT Health Directorate
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
  • Associate Professor Brad Cassels (VIC), Expert Advisor Radiation, Department of Health
    (1 January 2015 to 30 June 2016)
  • Mr Simon Critchley (Qld), Director, Radiation Health, Department of Health
    (1 January 2015 to 30 June 2016)
  • Mr Leif Dahlskog (WA), Senior Health Physicist, Radiation Health Unit, Department of Health
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
  • Mr Len Potapof (NSW), Manager Radiation Regulation Unit, Environment Protection Authority
    (1 January 2015 to 30 June 2016)
  • Dr Nehal Ahmed (NT), Radiation Scientist, Department of Health
    (20 October 2015 to 31 December 2017)
  • Dr Stephen Newbery (TAS), Acting Principal Health Physicist
    (9 November 2015 to 31 December 2017)
Nuclear Safety Committee representative:
  • Mr Robert Lyon, nuclear safety expert, formerly with AECL & IAEA
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
Person to represent the interests of the general public:
  • Dr Peter Karamoskos, radiologist & nuclear medicine specialist
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
    (Contact the RHC public representative)
Other members:
  • Dr Bruce Hocking, consulting specialist in occupational medicine
    (1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017)
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