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Author Australia. Parliament. Senate. Environment, Communications, Information Technology, and the Arts References Committee.

Title Inquiry into electromagnetic radiation / report of the Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee
Published Canberra : The Committee, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  539.2 Aus/Iie  AVAILABLE
Description xxvi, 253 pages ; 25 cm
3 1/2 in
Series Parliamentary paper / the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 0727-4181 ; no. 76 of 2001
Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 2001, no. 76
Contents Executive summary -- Recommendations -- Ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Research on the health effects of electromagnetic radiation -- ch. 3. Allocation of Australian Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Energy Program funds -- ch. 4. Australian standard on radiofrequency fields exposure levels -- Government members comments -- Minority report by Labor senators -- Recommendations of Labor senators
Summary On 8 December 1999 the Senate referred the following matters to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee for inquiry (to commence not before 31 March 2000) and report by 31 October 2000 (subsequently extended to 4 May 2001): (a) an examination of the allocation of funding from the Commonwealth's $4.5 million fund for electro-magnetic radiation research and public information; (b) a review of current Australian and international research into electro-magnetic radiation and its effects as it applies to telecommunications equipment, including but not limited to, mobile telephones; (c) an examination of the current Australian Interim Standard [AS/NZS 2772.1 (Int): 1998], as it applies to telecommunications; (d) an examination of efforts to set an Australian Standard dealing with electro-magnetic emissions; (e) an examination of the merits of the transfer of the responsibility for setting a new Australian standard for electro-magnetic emissions to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.ok for tra
Analysis Australia overseas comparisons
Australian standards
Electricity lines
Electromagnetic radiation
Federal issue
Medical research
Mobile telephones
Radiation side effects
Risk management
Notes "May 2001"
Chair: Lyn Allison
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available on the Internet at:
Commonwealth of Australia 2001
Subject Cell phones -- Health aspects -- Australia.
Electromagnetic fields -- Health aspects.
Electromagnetic waves -- Safety measures.
Electromagnetic waves.
Nonionizing radiation -- Safety measures.
Author Allison, Lyn, 1946-
ISBN 0642711267