Welcome to the ARPS websiteThe 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.
Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano
Issued 12 June 2018
I welcome today’s Joint Statement of President Trump of the United States and Chairman Kim of the DPRK at the Singapore Summit which includes the DPRK’s commitment towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
The IAEA will closely follow the negotiations to be held between the two countries to implement the outcomes of the US-DPRK Summit.
The IAEA stands ready to undertake any verification activities in the DPRK that it may be requested to conduct by the countries concerned, subject to authorization by the IAEA’s Board of Governors.
Related resources: Verification in the DPRK
The 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists will be held in Melbourne from 1-5 December 2018 at the Crown Conference Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia.
The Conference will provide opportunities for professional development on a wide range of traditional and trending occupation hygiene topics through:
• Continuing Education Sessions
• Presentations from International and National Speakers
• Exhibitors showcasing products and services.
For further information, go to https://www.aioh.org.au/events-public/aioh-2018-conference
For further information and how to apply, please see attachment.
Senior Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics Specialist – Nuclear Medicine
Permanent Full time
The Senior Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist (Senior DIMP) is responsible for fulfilling all of the duties of the Radiation Protection Officer for the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) as per the Radiation Management Plan. The Senior DIMP will manage medical physics related activities in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging and has a leading role in research and development of new techniques and technologies, the education and training of patients, staff and the general public, and ensuring the highest possible standards are achieved in the duties in which they are involved.
With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.
We invite you to come and be a part of our community. The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty. From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.
To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account. http://instagram.com/careersatcclhd
Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.
Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Chris Lee on 4320 9830 or via email Christopher.Lee@health.nsw.gov.au
Please be aware that the Selection Criteria for this position has changed. Applicants only need to be on the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists (you do not need ACPSEM Certification). Those not on the register may still apply, with the expectation that ongoing employment will be subject to joining the Register.
Applications Close: Sunday 22nd April 2018
Please find below a link to the public consultation draft for the Code for Radiation Protection in Medical Exposure (Radiation Protection Series C-5).
We are seeking the views of the public and particularly those in the medical radiation community to assist us in finalising this document.
Comments close on 25 May 2018.
Please use the web page portal to submit your comments
ARPANSA has a vacancy for a Science Officer – Radiation Measurement in their Radiation Health Services. Further information about the position and the application process will be available on the ARPANSA website on Tuesday 28 November 2017 when the role is advertised https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers
The Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council (the Council) is currently calling for nominees to nine part-time Member positions.
The Council is established under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 as an advisory body to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
The role of the Council is to identify emerging issues relating to radiation protection and nuclear safety, including matters of major concern to the community, and to advise the CEO of the ARPANSA on those matters.
Members of the Council are part-time appointments for a period of up to three years, made by the Assistant Minister for Health in consultation with the CEO of ARPANSA. Members are expected to attend three meetings each year, with each meeting taking between 1.5 to 2 days. Members receive sitting fees, as determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.
The terms of the nine expiring Member positions end on 31 March 2018. The Council is looking to maintain a diverse membership to achieve the statutory responsibilities of the Council.
Further details on the call for nominations is available at: www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/advisory-council-and-committees/radiation-health-and-safety-advisory-council.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31 October 2017.
In this role, you will perform a range of complex scientific tasks, including environmental dispersion modelling and dose calculations, to estimate risk and potential health impacts to the public, workers and the environment from exposure to ionising radiation. You will work closely with other staff within the Assessment and Advice Section, and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that advice provided is based on the latest scientific knowledge and national and international experience.
More info: https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers
Global Expansion of the Wireless: The 5G dive into the great unknownIn case you can't make it to the ARPS 2017 conference, Dr Dariusz Leszczynski (NIR keynote speaker at Wollongong ARPS) will be talking in Brisbane at Griffith University, Thursday 17 August 2017 at 6:00pm.
See further details in the attached flyer.
The Supervising Scientist is currently advertising for a research scientist with expertise in radioecology and radiation protection. Please use the following link to access the job description and how to apply:
Closing date for applications is 9 August.