The Australasian Radiation Protection Society Inc (ARPS) is a professional society of members engaged in one or more aspects of radiation protection.

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19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference

24 Aug 2014
28 Aug 2014

The Canadian Nuclear Society and the Canadian Nuclear Association are proud to host the 19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC-2014) in Vancouver, Canada, under the aegis of the Pacific Nuclear Council.

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Airport X-ray body scanners cancer risk too high?

An interesting view from an air traveler in the US and  his views on airport x-ray scanners. 

My view on this is the author is articulate and engaged but not has not been convinced that the risk of cancer being induced from the airport x-ray machine is negligible. Is this a a communication's problem from the people who made it and use it? Is this a case of (newspaper) hype overcoming reason in general? You know the 'all radiation is bad' school of thought.  Risk communication is my take on this. The author drives or gets a bus or taxi to the airport - I would have thought the risk of injury from a transport accident would be higher that the risk of him contracting cancer from an airport x-ray machine.  

Postgraduate Program in Radiation Management.

The University of Adelaide, in collaboration with the Environment Protection Authority South Australia, is currently developing a new postgraduate program in radiation management.

To assist with the development of the program, they are conducting a market survey to gauge the level of interest from radiation agencies and individual licensees across Australia.

The proposed Graduate Certificate in Radiation Management would aim to deliver tertiary-qualified graduates with the competence to supervise and manage radiation safety in mining, industrial radiography, security or scientific industries. Graduates would be trained to ensure that radiation work is carried out safely and in accordance with national and international requirements.

This program would create the next generation of tertiary-qualified Radiation Safety Officers in Australia and overseas.

Download the information flyer.

The surveys will close on 30 June 2013.

Survey for individuals 

This survey consists of 13 questions and should take around 5 minutes to complete. If you wish to save your responses and return to the survey at a later stage, you will need to use the same computer and the same browser to pick up and finish (cookies must be enabled on your computer).

Take the survey now

Survey for businesses 

This survey consists of 8 questions and should take less than 5 minutes to complete. If you wish to save your responses and return to the survey at a later stage, you will need to use the same computer and the same browser to pick up and finish (cookies must be enabled on your computer).

Take the survey now

For further information, please contact
Email –
Phone – 08 8313 3100

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The Passing of Daniel Stroud

Notification received from Australasian College of Physical Scientists & Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM):
“With deep regret, we advise members that Dan Stroud passed away on Saturday 27 April 2013.
Dan had been a member of the College since 1978. Here are some details regarding his career.
First Class Honours in Physics from Melbourne followed by MSc and PhD (in 1973) on ‘Neutron capture and element formation in stars’, done mainly at Lucas Heights.

IAEA training meeting Darwin August 2012

All presentations from the “Training Meeting on Effective Regulatory and Environmental Management of Uranium Production” held  during August 2012 in Darwin are now available for download from the IAEA website.

ARPS Sponsors

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Contact: William Bartolo
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Contact:  Nick Tsurikov
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Contact: Joseph Young
Tel: +61 3 9877 4898
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Contact: Kent Gregory
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Melbourne Office: Tel: +61 3 8371 0003