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Position vacant
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:50:00 Go to page
Assistant Director (EL1), Communications. Applications close Sunday 9 April 2017.

Position vacant
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:00 Go to page
Science Officer - Ultraviolet Radiation Services (APS6), Radiation Health Services. Applications close Sunday 2 April 2017.

Technical Report published
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:40:00 Go to page
Analysis of Public Submissions - Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement in the use of Intense Pulsed Light (IPLs) Sources and Lasers for Cosmetic or Beauty Therapy.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 17:00:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS489 - Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel. Closing date for comments - 16 June 2017.

Position vacant
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:25:00 Go to page
Workforce Planning Officer (APS6), Corporate Office. Applications close Friday 10 March 2017.

Position vacant
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:15:00 Go to page
Director Monitoring and Emergency Response (EL2), Radiation Health Services. Applications close Wednesday 8 March 2017.

Technical Report published
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:50:00 Go to page
Radon at Australian Antarctic Stations - Technical Report 176

Position vacant
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:20:00 Go to page
Assistant Director Ultraviolet Radiation Services (EL1), Radiation Health Services. Applications close Sunday 5 March 2017.

EMR Literature Survey: January 2017
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:25:00 Go to page
January 2017 feature article: Study finds that the radiofrequency radiation levels from Wi-Fi in Australian schools are very low.

IAEA draft publications for Member State comment
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15.30:00 Go to page
Two IAEA draft documents released for comment: DS481 - Design of the Reactor Coolant System and Associated Systems in Nuclear Power Plants; and DS468 - Remediation Process for Areas Affected by Past Activities and Accidents.

Quarterly Report
Tue, 7 Feb 2017 15:10:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA - 1 July to 30 September 2016.

Cosmetic and Beauty IPL/Lasers Regulatory Impact Statement
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 16:05:00 Go to page
The Cosmetic and Beauty Therapy Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)/Lasers Working Group recently completed the analysis of public responses to the IPL/Laser Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement.

Radiation Health Committee
Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:35:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 16 November 2016.

EMR Literature Survey: December 2016
Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:20:00: Go to page
December 2016 feature article: Study finds that electromagnetic fields are not responsible for the symptoms reported by electromagnetic hypersensitive individuals.

Position vacant
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:05:00 Go to page
Technical Officer (APS3), Radiation Protection Services. Applications close Sunday 12 February 2017.

Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group (EMERG)
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:20:00 Go to page
Meeting summary of EMERG meeting - 22 November 2016.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:00:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS481 - Design of the Reactor Coolant System and Associated Systems in Nuclear Power Plants. Closing date for comments - 3 May 2017.

Position vacant
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:10:00 Go to page
Executive Assistant to the Chief Radiation Health Scientist (APS4). Applications close Tuesday 31 January 2017.

EMR Literature Survey: November 2016
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:20:00 Go to page
November 2016 feature article: Study suggests that brain tumor may be located closer to the side of head where mobile phone is frequently used.

The ARPANSA Wi-Fi in Schools Measurement Study
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has measured radiofrequency exposure from Wi-Fi and other sources across 23 schools in Victoria and New South Wales.

IAEA Draft publications for Member State Comment
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09.30:00 Go to page
Three IAEA draft documents released for comment: NST051 - Security during the Lifetime of a Nuclear Facility (Draft Implementing Guide); NST045 - Computer Security for Nuclear Security (Draft Implementing Guide); and DS492 - Human Factors Engineering in the Design of Nuclear Power Plants.

EMR Literature Survey: October 2016
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:27:00: Go to page
October 2016 feature article: A study investigates whether increasing rates in certain types of brain cancer are due to a rise in the use of mobile phones.

Position vacant
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:50:00 Go to page
Assistant Director, Government and International Relations, Office of the CEO (EL1). Applications close Sunday 29 January 2017.

Australian Radiation Incident Register
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:25:00 Go to page
Radiation incidents reported to the Australian Radiation Incident Register - 2015 Summary Report.

RPS C-1 - Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:15:00 Go to page
The lastest edition in the Radiation Protection Series has just been published. The Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations sets out the requirements in Australia for the protection of occupationally exposed persons, the public and the environment in planned exposure situations.

Invitation to Comment: Existing Exposure Guide
Thu, 15 Dec 2017 11:45:00 Go to page
Invitation to Comment: Draft Guide for Radiation Protection in Existing Exposure Situations (RPS G-2). Closing date for comments - 10 March 2017.

Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPL) and lasers for cosmetic or beauty therapy
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:40:00 Go to page
The Cosmetic and Beauty Therapy IPL/Laser Working Group recently completed the analysis of public responses to the IPL/Laser Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement that released for public comment in 2015.

ARPANSA is now on Facebook!
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:00:00 Go to page
Follow us on Facebook for all the latest news from ARPANSA.

Positions vacant
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:50:00 Go to page
Work Health and Safety Advisor/Radiation Safety Officer (EL1) and Director, Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (EL2). Applications close 1 December and 11 December respectively.

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council Vacancies
Wed, 11 Nov 2016 09:58:00 Go to page
The Council has vacancies for two part-time members commencing 1 April 2017. Expressions of interest close Friday 9 December 2016.

Literature Survey: September 2016
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:10:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: A study shows that behavioural problems and concentration capacity in adolescents are unlikely to be caused by mobile phone use.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:37:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS493 - Format and Content of the Package Design Safety Report (PDSR) for the Transport of Radioactive Material. Closing date for comments - 11 March 2017.

Nuclear Safety Committee advice to the CEO
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
Nuclear Safety Committee has written to the CEO of ARPANSA regarding concerns for resourcing for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility ongoing stakeholder engagement plan.

Position vacant
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:00:00 Go to page
Quality Manager, Performance and Governance (EL 1). Applications close 20 November 2016.

Annual Report Published
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:30:00 Go to page
The 2015-16 Annual Report of the CEO of ARPANSA has been published.

Invitation to Comment: Radioactive Waste Storage & Disposal Facilities
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:25:00 Go to page
Invitation to Comment: Radioactive Waste Storage & Disposal Facilities Regulatory Guide and Information for Stakeholders. Closing date for comments - 9 December 2016.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:40:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS482 - Design of Reactor Containment Structure and Systems for Nuclear Power Plants. Closing date for comments - 6 January 2017.

ARPANSA and Cancer Council Victoria sign a MOU
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:04:00 Go to page
ARPANSA and Cancer Council Victoria yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve health outcomes from radiation exposure with a focus on solar ultraviolet radiation.

Position vacant
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:35:00 Go to page
Director People & Culture (EL 2). Applications close 30 October 2016.

Literature Survey: August 2016
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:50:00: Go to page
This month's feature article: Further analysis on a study investigating power lines and childhood leukaemia.

Position vacant
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:30:00 Go to page
Administrative Services Officer - PRMS (APS3). Applications close 10 October 2016.

Quarterly Reports
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:30:00 Go to page
Two Quarterly Reports of the CEO of ARPANSA published - 1 January to 31 March 2016 and 1 April to 30 June 2016.

Draft Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations - Second Round Public Consultation
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:10:00 Go to page
The draft Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations (the Planned Exposure Code) has been released for a second period of public consultation. Submissions close 9.00am Monday 10 October 2016.

Export permit cost recovery
Tue, 13 Sept 2016 14:10:0 Go to page
Cost recovery actions for processing export permit applications will begin on 1 January 2017. Submit your feedback and questions regarding export permit application fees by 15 December 2016.

Literature Survey: July 2016
Fri, 9 Sept 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
A study investigates the association between mobile phone use and incidence of thyroid cancer in Nordic countries.

Practical Reference Dosimetry Course
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 10:40:00 Go to page
Announcement of the 3rd Practical Reference Dosimetry Course for external beam radiotherapy. Running over four days, the course will cover the theory and provide hands-on experience in all areas of radiation dosimetry for external beams. Course dates: 20 to 23 March 2017.

Hire of Radiation Meters
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 15:00:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has two types of radiation meters available for hire (magnetic field meters and ionising radiation meters). Use these meters to measure radiation in and around your home.

AMTA-ARPANSA Liaison Forum
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 11:10:00 Go to page
Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) and ARPANSA Liaison Forum - summary of meeting held 16 August 2016.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 15:30:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS488 - Design of the Reactor Core for Nuclear Power Plants. Closing date for comments - 8 December 2016.

Product Warning - Scalar Energy Pendants and Health
Mon, 23 Aug 2016 13:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published a product warning on scalar energy pendants.

Product Warning - Solaria and Tanning Beds
Mon, 23 Aug 2016 13:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published a product warning on solaria and tanning beds.

Product Warning - Laser Hazards and Safety
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has published a product warning on laser hazards and safety.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:30:00 Go to page
Two additional IAEA drafts have been released for comment: DS491 - Deterministic Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants and DS459 - Management of Radioactive Residues from Uranium Production Other NORM related Activities. Closing date for comments is 23 November 2016.

Analysis of EMR Health Complaints Register Data
Tue, 9 Aug 2016 12:35:00 Go to page
See an analysis of EMR Health Complaints Register data for 2015-16.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 16:30:00 Go to page
Three additional IAEA drafts have been released for comment: NST011 - Preventive Measures for Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control; NST027 - Enhancing Nuclear Security Culture in Organizations associated with Nuclear and/or Radioactive Material; and NST042 - Planning and Organization of Nuclear Security Systems and Measures for Nuclear and Other Radioactive Material out of Regulatory Control. Closing date for comments is 21 November 2016.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 16:30:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS495 - Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material, 20xx Edition of SSR-6. Closing date for comments - 7 November 2016.

Australian Radiation Incident Register (ARIR)
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:00:00 Go to page
The ARIR is a database of radiation incident reports. Learn about common radiation incidents in Australia and how to report an incident.

ARPANSA staff visiting Hawker
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 14:40:00 Go to page
ARPANSA staff will be visiting Hawker on Wednesday 3 August to meet with the local community to discuss our role in the proposed National Radioactive Waste Facility. If you have concerns about radiation safety, would like to see how a radiation detector works or find out how a licence application could be assessed then come and speak to us at the CWA rooms in Hawker anytime between 6-8pm.

Radiation Health Committee Statements
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:05:00 Go to page
The Radiation Health Committee has issued a statement on the use of Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA).

Transport of Radioactive Material
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:00:00 Go to page
Approval checklists for Transport of Radioactive Material have been updated.

Position vacant
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:05:00 Go to page
Facilities Manager (EL1). Applications close 10 August 2016.

Literature Survey: June 2016
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:30:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Report from Dutch Health Agency says that mobile phones are unlikely to cause brain tumour'.

IAEA Draft for Member State Comment
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:45:00 Go to page
IAEA draft for review: DS474 - Arrangements for the Termination of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency. Closing date for comments - 8 November 2016.

Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group (EMERG)
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:45:00 Go to page
Summary of EMERG meeting held 26 May 2016.

Radiation Health Committee
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:00:00 Go to page
Minutes of the Radiation Health Committee Meeting of 15 June 2016.

Safety Guide for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
RPS 2.1 - Safety Guide for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2008) has been superseded.

Technical Report
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:20:00 Go to page
Acceptance Testing of the TASL Radon Dosimetry System (Technical Report No. 175)

EMR Literature Survey - April 2016 and May 2016
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:40:00 Go to page
April 2016 feature article: 'Researchers combine results from different studies to show that parental occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields is not associated with childhood leukaemia'. May 2016 feature artice: 'Australian study reports that after 30 years of mobile phone use there is no increase in the brain tumour rates'.

Two Technical Reports published
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:25:00 Go to page
The Efficiency Calibration of Alpha-Spectrometers for Non-Standard Source Diameters (Technical Report No. 173) and Australasian Gamma-ray Spectrometry Capability Exercise - 2015 (Technical Report No. 174).

Position vacant
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:45:00 Go to page
Director International Relations (EL2). Applications close 23 June 2016.

Australian Radiation Incident Register
Mon, 30 May 2016 16:10:00 Go to page
Radiation incidents reported to the Australian Radiation Incident Register - 2014 Summary Report.

Literature Survey: March 2016
Thu, 26 May 2016 09:30:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Risk assessment endorsed by the European Commission confirms the validity of the classification of extremely low frequency magnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans'.

Position vacant
Tue, 17 May 2016 09:30:00 Go to page
Chief Radiation Scientist and Head of the Radiation Health Services Branch. Applications close 14 June 2016.

Literature Survey: February 2016
Wed, 11 May 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'An Australian study finds that wireless phone use does not affect cognitive function of Victorian primary school children'.

Literature Survey: January 2016
Wed, 4 May 2016 15:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study finds that radiofrequency exposure in the environment does not affect cognitive and behavioural functions in 10-year old boys'.

Quarterly Report
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 October to 31 December 2015.

The 1986 Chernobyl Accident; Thirty Years On
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:00:00 Go to page
The thirtieth anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) near the town of Pripyat, Ukraine, will be marked on 26 April 2016.

Literature Survey: December 2015
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:45:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study does not replicate an association between childhood leukaemia and elevated level of magnetic fields in the home'.

International Best Practice (Trusted International Standards)
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:55:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has established a register of trusted international standards to avoid duplication, promote uniformity among the states and territories, reduce regulatory burden, and promote international best practice.

EMR Literature Survey: November 2015
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:55:00 Go to page
This month's feature article: 'Study finds that mobile phone exposure does not cause disturbance to sleep'.

Ionising radiation in consumer products
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 09:15:00 Go to page
A series of frequently asked questions has been published about ionising radiation and its presence in consumer products.

Position vacant
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:50:00 Go to page
Parliamentary and Government Relations Officer (APS5). Applications close 28 March 2016.

Fifth Anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi NPP Accident
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:30:00 Go to page
ARPANSA has continued to monitor and assess the impact of the nuclear accident on people and the environment, working closely with international bodies that include UNSCEAR, WHO and the IAEA.

Position vacant
Fri, 4 Mar 2016 14:50:00 Go to page
Work Health and Safety Advisor / Radiation Safety Officer (EL1). Applications close 20 March 2016.

Mobile Phones, Wi-Fi Devices and Health
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:20:00 Go to page
On Tuesday 16 February 2016, the ABC aired an episode of Catalyst titled Wi-Fried, focusing on the radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic energy (EME) from mobile phones and Wi-Fi devices and raising concerns about the potential health effects they present.

EMR Literature Survey: October 2015
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:00:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - 'Study investigates risk of cancer with exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields'. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

Position vacant
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:45:00 Go to page
Science Officer - Emergency Response (APS6). Applications close Thur 25 February 2016.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:10:00 Go to page
New drafts for review: DS471 - Radiation Safety of X-Ray generators and radiation Sources Used for Inspection Purposes and for Non-Medical Imaging; and DS486 - Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme .

Proposal to extend scope of Schedule 5 of RPS3
Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:45:00 Go to page
ARPANSA proposes to extend the scope of Schedule 5 of RPS3 (Radiation Protection Standard for Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields - 3 kHz to 300 GHz) to include equipment operating up to 6 GHz.

Positions vacant
Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:40:00 Go to page
Technical Officer - Mechanical (APS5) and Performance & Governance Analyst (APS5). Applications close Sun 21 February 2016.

IAEA Drafts for Member State Comment
Tue, 2 Feb 2016 16:25:00 Go to page
ARPANSA coordinates the Member State comment on documents as they are developed and provides feedback on behalf of Australia to the IAEA through Safety Standards Committee members. Drafts currently under review are: NST048 - Security of Radioactive Material In Use and Storage and of Associated Facilities; and NST044 - Security of Radioactive Material In Transport.

Position vacant
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:55:00 Go to page
Chief Medical Radiation Scientist and Head of the Medical Radiation Services Branch (SES Band 1). Applications close Thursday 25 February 2016.

Intense Pulsed Light sources (IPL) and lasers for cosmetic or beauty therapy
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:50:00 Go to page
Public consultation regulatory impact statement (RIS) - update on progress.

Regulatory Guide: Construction of an item important for safety
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:55:00 Go to page
This new reuglatory guide is provided to assist facility licence holders request approval under Regulation 54 for construction of an item important for safety.

Positions vacant
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:45:00 Go to page
Transport Security and Training Systems Officer (EL1) and Senior Regulatory Officer (EL1).

Position vacant
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:15:00 Go to page
Communications Officer - Digital (APS5), Office of the CEO. Applications close Monday 8 February 2016.

Quarterly Report
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:00:00 Go to page
Quarterly Report of the CEO of ARPANSA for the period 1 July to 30 September 2015.

Position vacant
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:40:00 Go to page
Chief Information Officer (EL2), Corporate Office. Applications close Sunday 7 February 2016.

Positions vacant
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:10:00 Go to page
Advertised vacancies include Work Health and Safety Advisor/Radiation Safety Officer (EL1), Assistant Director Communications (EL1) and Section Manager Medical Imaging (EL2).

EMR Literature Survey: September 2015
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:20:00 Go to page
This month's feature article - 'Magnetic fields and childhood cancer: an epidemiological investigation of the effects of high-voltage underground cables'. Read a summary of the article and commentary by ARPANSA.

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