Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. The ARPANSA regulates Commonwealth entities using radiation with the objective of protecting people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation. The agency undertakes research, provides services, and promotes national uniformity and the implementation of international best practice across all jurisdictions.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency
5 February 1999
PO Box 655, Miranda NSW 1490