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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. 
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APPC-AIP Financial support and Scholarships


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Financial support available!

The APPC-AIP Congress 2016 ie. the joint APPC Asia Pacific Physics Conference and AIP Australian Institute of Physics Congress in conjunction with the AAPPS Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies and the AOS Australian Optical Society invites applications for AIP-APCTP International Travel Awards.

Significant funding for this initiative has been provided by the Australian Institute of Physics and the Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics .

These travel grants are aimed at supporting students / early-career delegates from outside Australia to present their research at the APPC-AIP Congress in Brisbane (during the 4th-8th December 2016).

The closing date for Travel Award applications and their abstracts is Monday 15th August 2016.

For more information see:

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[ACT] Job vacancy: Senior Radiation Safety Officer


Job vacancy: Senior Professional Officer Grade C - Senior Radiation Safety Officer

As a member of the Radiation Safety Section you will help to enforce the principles of radiation protection including the process of Justification, Optimisation and Limitation, and ensure that radiation exposures to workers, patients, members of the public and the environment are kept as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).

Cick for more detail - Job Description: ACT Government

Position Location: Holder, ACT
Salary:  $97,514 - $104,967 (plus super) 
Employment Status:  Permanent
Contact Officer:  Ross Bevan
  02 6205 1700
Closing Date: 4 August 2016

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[VIC] PRESEE Free Event 26th July


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[ACT] Job Vacancy: Executive Officer Ionising Radiation


Executive Officer Ionising Radiation
Job Discription
The Ionising Radiation Manager position (EOIR) acts as a radiation health physicist for the Defence Radiation Safety and Environment (DRSE) Directorate and provides it with ionising radiation (IR) technical expertise and IR safety guidance. EOIR will implement the DRSE IR safety sub-program under the direction of the Deputy Director Radiation Hazard Management. Sub-program tasks include: provision of IR advice; conduct of assurance inspections and site visits; technical oversight of the logistics life cycle for IR sources; development of IR policy and maintenance of IR publications. For additional information please download the information packs below.

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Information Pack (PDF Version)

Position Location: Campbell Park, ACT
Salary:  $76,023 - $86,844 (plus super) 
Employment Status:  Ongoing - Actual vacancy 
Contact Officer:  Kevin Brett 
  02 6266 2769 
Closing Date: 11:30pm (AEST), Wednesday, 15 June 2016

For further details of the job and information on how to apply, please visit the Department of Defence Jobs List Website.

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ARPS 2016 -- Call for abstracts


Call for Abstracts Open
We invite you to submit an abstract for the 2016 ARPS Conference.
This year's Conference theme is "Perceptions, Risks and Opportunities". 
The theme is broad and challenging and aimed at generating discussion and debate about the most fundamental issues of radiation protection.
View the full Conference themes

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