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New version of the International Basic Safety Standards

 The jointly sponsored edition of the Safety Requirements “Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards” was published as General Safety Requirements Part 3 in July 2014.

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Science & Technology Australia's August newsletter now available

The August edition of STA's newsletter is available to download and read at the following link -

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Additional Speakers, Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit

Three additional speakers have been added to the program for the Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit to be held in London on 18 & 19 February 2015. They are:

* Alastair Evans, Communication Officer, NIA
* Rob Thied, principal Consultant, Nuclear Technologies
* Mark Bendig, Human Factors Senior Engineer, Magnox Ltd.

Details on the Summit have previously been posted to the ARPS website.

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London to Host Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit 2015

18 Feb 2015
19 Feb 2015
Active Communications International’s 2nd Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit will take place in London, UK, on 18-19 February 2015.
The event will address the key issues faced by the consortia committed to nuclear decommissioning projects. This will include the establishment of working relationships and gaining contracts and beyond that excellence in operational procedures. The conference will focus on existing and potential projects across Europe for the sake of establishing new business and innovation in waste management and on-site procedures.
Early confirmed speakers:
Peter Bachsleitner – Partner, Energy, Utilities & Cleantech; Pcubed.
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Obituary: Professor George Dracoulis

The following news has been provided by Andrew Stuchbery, Head, Department of Nuclear Physics, The Australian National University:
It is with great sadness that we convey the news that Professor George Dracoulis passed away 19 June 2014 after a brief battle with a very aggressive cancer.
George came to the Australian National University as Research Fellow in 1973. He was appointed to a Chair in Physics in 1991 and became Head of the Department of Nuclear Physics in 1992, a position he held until he retired in 2009.
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Nuclear waste is safe to store in our suburbs, not just the bush - Link to article


Article from Ben Heard and Barry Brook 

Discussion on the Muckaty Station Decision and what it means for Radioactive Waste Storage in Australia

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Draft Amendment to the National Directory for Radiation Protection relating to Disposal of Radioactive Material

Invitation to Comment
A draft amendment to the National Directory for Radiation Protection (NDRP) relating to disposal of radioactive material is now available on the ARPANSA website for public comment until 1 August 2014. The draft amendment, invitation to comment, preliminary assessment of costs and benefits and details of how to provide comment can be found at:
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22nd WiN Global Annual Conference (WiN 2014)

20 Oct 2014
24 Oct 2014
The Women in Nuclear Global 22nd Annual Conference is being held in Sydney from 20 to 24 October this year. This is the first time the conference has been in held in Australia and only the third time it has been held in the Southern Hemisphere. The conference will be a great opportunity for both women and men with an interest in nuclear science and technology to hear a range of speakers from industry, government and academia from around the world – the speaker lists are not confirmed but some of the proposed names are very exciting!
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STA newsletter - including Federal Budget update

Catriona Jackson - Chief Executive Officer of Science & Technology Australia has provided an update of the Federal budget for STA members.

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Training Course - Theory & Practice of Radiation Safety in Mining & Processing of Uranium, Mineral Sands, and Rare Earth Ores, and Handling of NORM

4 Aug 2014 8:00 am
8 Aug 2014 5:00 pm

ARPS Sponsors

SARadiation Pty Ltd
7 Crossley Street

Contact: Kent Gregory
mobile: 0410 388 018

Bartolo Safety Management Service
PO Box 264
Jannali  NSW  2226

Contact: William Bartolo
Tel: 02 9528 7676
Fax: 02 9528 7676

InMed Pty Ltd
37/5 Inglewood Place, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
Contact: Jeff Gibson
Tel: 1300 364 336
Fax: +61 2 8814 5477

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116 Penning Drive, South Maclean Qld 4280
Contact: Mark Sonter
Tel: +61 7 3297 7653
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PO Box 7077, Silverwater NSW 2128
Contact: Michael Anderson
Tel: +61 2 9748 6988
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Tel: +61 8 9209 3905
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Contact: Gordon Mackenzie
Tel: +61 2 9520 6340, 0409 600 646

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Perth Office: Tel: +61 8 9475 0099
Melbourne Office: Tel: +61 3 8371 0003

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255 Marmion St
Cottesloe  WA  6011

Contact: Jonathon Thwaites
Tel: 0419 924 355

Calytrix  Consulting Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 83, Stoneville, WA, 6081
Contact:  Nick Tsurikov
Tel:  0405 400 174

Australian Radiation Services Pty Ltd
PO Box 3103, Nunawading Vic 3131
Contact: Joseph Young
Tel: +61 3 9877 4898
Fax: +61 3 9877 8272


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