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Corporate entry Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) (1987 - )

Commonwealth of Australia

From
27 April 1987
Lucas Heights, New South Wales, Australia
Functions
Energy and Advisory or regulatory body
Website
http://www.ansto.gov.au/
Reference No
CA 6329
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Lucas Heights, New South Wales

Summary

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation was established in 1987, taking the place of the Australian Atomic Energy Commission Research Laboratories. From their Web site, December 2001, "The Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is Australia's national nuclear organisation and the centre of Australian nuclear expertise. The ANSTO Act 1987 prescribes its general purpose. The purpose is translated into action through corporate drivers of vision, mission and strategic goals."

Timeline

 1949 - 1952 Industrial Atomic Energy Policy Committee
       1952 Atomic Energy Policy Committee
             1952 - 1981 Australian Atomic Energy Commission
                   1952 - 1981 Australian Atomic Energy Commission
                   1958 - 1981 Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Research Establishment
                         1981 - 1987 Australian Atomic Energy Commission Research Laboratories
                               1987 - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

Published resources

Books

  • Hardy, Clarence, Atomic Rise and Fall: the Australian Atomic Energy Commission 1953-1987, Glen Haven Publishing, Peakhurst, New South Wales, 1999, 274 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith