ANSTO Technical Tour

Thursday, 10 August 2017

9:00am – 3:00pm

$55.00 per person

This year the ARPS Conference post tour will feature a technical tour of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Lucas Heights site’s facilities.

Tour will include:

  • Coach Transfers –  Pickup, Novotel Wollongong to ANSTO to Sydney Airport.  Please note the coach will not be returning to the Novotel Wollongong.
  • One of Three Tour Programs – each tour will include the Australia’s Open Pool Australian Lightwater (OPAL) reactor
  • Lunch provided

Tour 1

Medical & Reactors

Overview of the OPAL Reactor, its operation and radiation safety controls

Overview of the development of the Reactors capabilities over time. Outputs to OPAL replacing HIFAR

Overview of Radioisotope Production

Overview of waste processing at ANSTO

Tour 2

Mining & Reactors

Overview of work with the mining industry. Tour of Pilot Plant

Overview of the OPAL Reactor, its operation and radiation safety controls

Overview of waste processing at ANSTO

Overview of the development of the Reactors capabilities over time. Outputs to OPAL replacing HIFAR

Tour 3

Accelerators & Reactors

Overview of the development of the Reactors capabilities over time. Outputs to OPAL replacing HIFAR

Overview of Scientific Instruments and Research

Provide overview of Nuclear Science at site. Discuss displays and the Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering.

Overview of the OPAL Reactor, its operation and radiation safety controls

Important Information

  • Each tour has a maximum registration of 12 participants
  • All Participants MUST bring along their Drivers License Or Passport
  • Long Trousers and closed in shoes recommended
  • Coach Transfers will not return to Wollongong
  • Tour Concludes at 3pm