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Welcome to the ARPS website

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

ARPS is an Associate Society of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA).

ARPS publishes a quarterly journal, Radiation Protection in Australasia, and a quarterly Newsletter for its members. 

Public Announcements


Call for Papers
International Congress Programme Committee (ICPC) of the 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA 15) cordially invites you to submit abstract to IRPA 15 to be held on 11-15 May 2020 in Seoul, Korea.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically through the website only. Abstracts submitted via e-mail, fax or regular mail will neither be accepted nor acknowledged. Submitted abstracts can be revised on the website during the abstract submission period.

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and assigned to appropriate session. Notification on acceptance will be sent to the submitter by email.

Abstract templates will be provided. Please refer to the following for details about abstract and paper submission. 

Full details available at


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Opportunity with BHP in Adelaide - Specialist Radiation and Regulat…


BHP have advertised a role as Specialist Radiation and Regulatory Affairs.

About the role
As the Specialist Radiation & Regulatory Affairs your role is to provide expertise and supports compliance, through analysis and improvement initiatives, with regulatory and corporate requirements in relation to Olympic Dam’s Radiation Management Program and Licence Conditions. Reporting into the Manager Health, Hygiene and Radiation this role is based in the Adelaide office with travel to Olympic Dam.

More information can be found in the attachment, or from the BHP website.

BHP Specialist Radiation and Regulatory Affairs

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GammaVision Gamma Spectroscopy Training Course (25 - 29 March 2019)


ORTEC®   Training Course

Practical Gamma Spectroscopy using Germanium Detectors and GammaVision Software.

25-29 March 2019 ANSTO, Lucas Heights, NSW, AUSTRALIA


About This Course

This course is designed for beginning to intermediate gamma spectroscopists using germanium detectors and GammaVision software. This course begins with setup procedures for the detectors, electronics, computer, and software, followed by instruction on all aspects of the GammaVision interface. Other topics covered are the construction of nuclide libraries and analysis parameter files, and the setup of GammaVision for dedicated tasks.

This is an interactive class - the students really have to play with spectra and get the right answers. Each participant will have access to a computer supplied by ANSTO and ORTEC software. Each student will receive a book of the class notes with space for notes and a CD with the examples to use later for more experience.


The Trainer

Dr Marc Breidenbach, ORTEC European Technical Support Specialist.



25 - 29 March 2019 in the Woods Centre training room at ANSTO, Lucas Heights, NSW, Australia



$3,400 per person. Students will be provided with course notes, access to a computer and software for use during the course. Lunches, morning and afternoon teas will be provided. Students need to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.


Cancellation liability

ORTEC reserves the right to cancel classes for any reason

ORTEC’s liability is limited to the return of the tuition fee only

ORTEC will not reimburse registrants for any travel or hotel cancellation fees or penalties


Max. no. of students

The course is limited to a maximum of 16 participants. The course also has a minimum attendee requirement. If this is not met by the registration deadline, the course will be cancelled, and you will be notified.



Please make own arrangements. Please let us know if you need assistance or a recommendation.

More details in attachments below:



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