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Radiation services

ANSTO has over 35 years' experience in providing radiation safety management with teams offering radiation consultancy, instrument calibration and radiation safety training tailored to our clients needs.


ANSTO offers a unique and highly specialised consultancy service. Businesses can benefit by access to a number of ANSTO facilities and services such as environmental analytical laboratories, training facilities, extensive radiation protection resources and strong links to research and industry. Our consultancy services include:

Expert advice

  • assessments and recommendations for compliance to national and state legislation
  • advisory service provided by Radiation Safety Officers
  • development of radiation management plans for industrial, mining and medical organisations
  • advice on source security compliance

Radiation source inventory

  • identification and classification
  • packaging for transport
  • photo linked inventory

High activity source management

  • removal
  • transport
  • disposal


  • advice on handling naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM)
  • monitoring services for mining and oil and gas industries
  • radiation surveys and baseline measurements for mine sites

Occupational safety

  • wipe tests
  • X-ray, X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) units
  • radiation protection monitoring

Waste management services

  • source identification, transportation and disposal
  • decontamination and waste minimisation
  • waste management planning and services

Managing land contamination

  • site contamination surveys
  • characterisation of radioactively contaminated land
  • remediation of contaminants




ANSTO has been recognised for setting the benchmark in radiation safety training in Australia. Our range of radiation safety training courses provide valuable knowledge and expertise in radiation protection principles and practices.

Participants on our courses benefit from the unique opportunity to utilise our on-site radiation facilities and equipment to enhance their training experience.

Training Calendar

One day courses

Radiation Safety for Laboratory Workers

Aimed at those working predominantly with unsealed radioactive sources, typically in a research, radiopharmaceutical or hospital environment

Register: 8 April 2020​​​​

Register: 14 October 2020​​​​

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Safe Use of X-Ray Equipment

Aimed at those working with fixed or portable x-ray apparatus

Register: 24 September 2019​​​​

Register: 3 March 2020​​​​

Register: 16 June 2020​​​​

Register: 8 September 2020​​​​

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Safe Use of Industrial Gauges

Aimed at those working with fixed radiation gauges incorporating gamma or neutron sources, portable moisture/density gauges, and borehole logging equipment incorporating radiation sources

Register: 25 September 2019

Register: 4 March 2020

Register: 17 June 2020

Register: 9 September 2020

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Three day courses

General Radiation Safety Officer

Aimed at the delegated Radiation Safety Officer responsible for radioactive substances and/or radiation apparatus. This course is well suited to those working in research or medical industries

Register: 3-5 September 2019

Register: 17-19 March 2020

Register: 30 June - 2 July 2020

Register: 22-24 September 2020

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Industrial Radiation Safety Officer

Aimed at the delegated Radiation Safety Officer responsible for radioactive substances and/or radiation apparatus in an industrial setting

Register: 22-24 October 2019

Register: 4-6 February 2020

Register: 19-21 May 2020

Register: 18-20 August 2020

Register: 3-5 November 2020

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Five day courses

NORM Radiation Safety Officer

Aimed at the delegated Radiation Safety Officer responsible for radioactive substances and/or radiation apparatus in industries affected by NORM (naturally occurring radioactive material)

Register: 17-21 February 2020

Register: 3-7 August 2020

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Advanced Radiation Safety Officer

Aimed at the delegated Radiation Safety Officer responsible for a range of radioactive substances, radiation apparatus and/or ionising radiation services across a variety of facilities or industries

Register: 4-8 November 2019

Register: 1-5 June 2020

Register: 23-27 November 2020

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Instrument Calibration

instrument calibration

Annual inspections and testing of operational radiation monitors are absolutely essential for the safety of staff working with ionising radiation sources and ensures that your practice adheres to current requirements set out by commonwealth and state regulators.

Quality calibration services

ANSTO provides reliable and traceable calibration services for radiation survey meters, contamination monitors and electronic personal dosimeters.

ANSTO has more than 20 years of experience providing this essential calibration service based on approved methods and standards.

Our reference sources are traceable to the Australian standard maintained by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).

ANSTO operates under ISO 9001 Quality Management System accreditation.

For question please see our frequently asked questions page.

Calibration and repair

Dose rate monitors

Surface contamination monitors

Electronic dosimeters

Radioisotope identifiers

Neutron monitors

Electronic adjustment and minor repairs

Service provision

Fast turnaround time –maximum of five working days from receipt of instrument to calibration

Reliable service  with expert advice concerning evaluation of instrument performance

Accurate calibrations of radiation survey monitors against Cs-137 sources over a wide

After service support

Upon completion we will return the instrument along with a calibration certificate presenting the results and findings.

We will contact you in the lead up to the annual calibration date to ensure you maintain compliance to relevant regulations

Instrument calibration fees
Instrument typePrice range (GST Inc.)*
Dose rate meter / survey meter $302 - $365
Contamination monitor   $302 - $365
Additional modes or probes $108 - $130 
Neutron monitor    $372 - $450
Personal electronic dosimeter $116 - $140
Tritium monitor $455 - 550


*Price is dependent on quantity of instruments to be calibrated. Bulk discounts apply.  



Consultancy: +61 2 9717 9517

Training: +61 2 9717 3251

Calibration: +61 2 9717 3208

If you have any questions please send us your enquiry and a member of the team will respond.

If you are attending one of our on-site radiation training courses, please read the coming to visit page.