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Radiation Health Committee

Health and Aged Care
The Radiation Health Committee has the following functions: • to advise the CEO of ARPANSA and the Council on matters relating to radiation protection; • to develop policies and to prepare draft publications for the promotion of uniform national standards of radiation protection; • to formulate draft national policies, codes and standards in relation to radiation protection for consideration by the Commonwealth, the States and the Territories; • from time to time, to review national policies, codes and standards in relation to radiation protection to ensure that they continue to substantially reflect world best practice; and • to consult publicly in the development and review of policies, codes and standards in relation to radiation protection. The Committee’s functions are to be performed only on the request of the CEO.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    619 Lower Plenty Road
    YALLAMBIE VIC 3085
    Australia

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