The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), a federal government agency, is part of the Health portfolio. Useful electromagnetic energy (EME) information on their website includes:
The weight of national and international scientific opinion is that there is no substantiated evidence that exposure to low-level radiofrequency EME causes adverse health effects. This view has been backed by every major review panel, including:
Councils or local government areas
Proposed installation of mobile phone base stations require council approval. To find out which council governs your suburb, visit the Australian Local Government Association website.
Communications Alliance is responsible for developing, revising and approving codes.
Other useful organisations
Carrier EME information
Last updated: 23 September 2014