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COVID-19 Update

ANSTO is committed to the health and wellbeing of our people, users, collaborators and communities. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are making changes to support continuity of operations.

The majority of ANSTO staff are now working remotely. Here's an update on what this means for Radiation Services:

Instrument calibrations are available. Contact us for bookings. 

Training courses have now resumed. To support the health and safety of our visitors and teams we have implemented a number of additional measures. Our courses may be delivered slightly differently however this will not impact your overall learning experience.        

Radiation Consultancy work is now being undertaken in accordance with the current government guidelines. If you'd like to discuss your requirements please get in touch with the team.  

If you require more information or assistance please contact our team via or call +61 2 9717 3251.


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.

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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.




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.