Upcoming events

    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • Online

    The ICRP has commenced their review of the System of radiation protection - the ICRP Recommendations. ICRP plan to undertake the review over the next 10 years and have committed to extensive consultation. ICRP has published a discussion paper "Keeping the ICRP Recommendations Fit for Purpose" in the Journal of Radiological Protection. They outline:

    "The Keeping the ICRP Recommendations Fit For Purpose paper is a key step in that process. Through many conversations over the last couple of years and ICRP experience, this paper summarises the topics being considered for the future of RP."

    A digital workshop will be held on 19 - 20 October where ICRP "want to hear your responses, thoughts, and feedback"

    Full details available on the ICRP website: https://mailchimp.icrp.org/the-future-of-radiological-protection

    • 29 Nov 2021
    • 6:00 PM
    • Online

    ARPS AGM is being held next Monday at 6pm AEDT via Zoom meeting. Please note of daylight savings:

    • 6:00 pm VIC NSW ACT TAS
    • 5.30 pm SA
    • 5:00 pm QLD
    • 4.30 pm NT
    • 3:00 pm WA

    If you have any item(s) that you would like included in “Other Business”, can you please advise the Secretariat by return email secretariat@arps.org.au by 9am AEDT on Monday 23 November so we can include the item in the AGM agenda.

    If you did not receive a email invitation to the zoom meeting already and you are a fully paid member or just have further questions please contact secretariat@arps.org.au or webmaster@arps.org.au for help.

    • 7 Mar 2022
    • 10 Mar 2022
    • Canberra

    ARPS 2021 has been postponed to 7-10 March 2022.

    More details will be available soon.


The Australasian Radiation Protection Society (ARPS) runs an annual conference to ensure the radiation protection society remains relevant, and in tune with the changing needs of everyone in the industry.

It also provides an opportunity for conference delegates to:
  • Build and maintain relationships in a relaxed yet informative environment during the event.
  • Join in formal, and informal discussions that cover areas such as advances in technology, changes to legislation, and shifts in community expectations.
  • Learn what’s happening now in the industry and show your commitment to the sector and support the community.
  • Network through social events including the welcome reception, and conference dinner.
For more information, the official conference website is located at: http://arpsconference.com.au


The ARPS conference is held in a new venue each year to increase accessibility across the region. A list of past, and upcoming venues are tabulated below.
Year Venue Date
Canberra7-10 MAR
2021 POSTPONED to 2022 -
2020 POSTPONED to 2021 -
2019 ICRP 2019, Adelaide, South Australia (hosted jointly by ARPS) 17-21 Nov
2018 AOCRP-5 Congress, Melbourne, Victoria (hosted by ARPS) 20-23 May
2017 Wollongong, New South Wales 06-09 Aug
2016 Adelaide, South Australia 11-14 Sep
2015 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (40th anniversary conference)  
2014 Tasmania, Hobart  
2013 Cairns, Queensland  
2012 Sydney, New South Wales  
2011 Melbourne, Australia  
2010 Adelaide, South Australia  
2009 Fremantle, Western Australia  
2008 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory  
2007 Brisbane, Queensland  
2006 Sydney, New South Wales  
2005 Melbourne, Victoria  
2004 Adelaide, South Australia  
2003 Hobart, Tasmania  
2002 Rotorua, New Zealand  
2001 Gold Coast, Queensland  
2000 Sydney, New South Wales  
1999 Margaret River, Western Australia  
1998 Ballarat, Victoria  
1997 Adelaide, South Australia  

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