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Title: ANSTO annual report 2002-03
Authors: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Keywords: ANSTO
Progress report
HIFAR Reactor
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Citation: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation. (2003). ANSTO annual report 2002-03. Lucas Heights, NSW: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.
Series/Report no.: Annual Report
Abstract: The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is Australia’s national nuclear research and development (R&D) organisation and the centre of Australian nuclear expertise. With a salaried staff of approximately 830, ANSTO is responsible for delivering specialised advice, scientific services and products to government, industry, academia and other research organisations. We do so through the development of new knowledge, delivery of quality services and support for business opportunities. ANSTO’s nuclear infrastructure includes the research reactor HIFAR (High Flux Australian Reactor), particle accelerators, radiopharmaceutical production facilities, and a range of other unique research facilities. HIFAR is Australia’s only nuclear reactor. It is used to produce radioactive products for use in medicine and industry, as a source of neutron beams for scientific research and to irradiate silicon for semiconductor applications. ANSTO also operates the National Medical Cyclotron (NMC), an accelerator facility used to produce certain short-lived radioisotopes for nuclear medicine procedures. It is located in the grounds of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Camperdown. Located at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre (LHSTC), 40 km south west of Sydney’s central business district, ANSTO’s main site occupies 70 hectares, surrounded by a 1.6 km buffer zone. ANSTO’s general purpose is prescribed by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987 and translated into action through corporate drivers of vision, mission and strategic goals.
Gov't Doc #: 4
ISSN: 1031-6655
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