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Australian Agency says 5G is safe

ARPANSA (Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency) is the Government agency responsible for setting Australian safety standards around radiation and EME emissions.

The Agency has recently updated its website and information for consumers in relation to EME, 5G mobile networks and health and their main conclusion is that there are no health effects below the national and international guidelines.

The Agency's website states that:

Although the 5G mobile phone network is new, limits set in safety standards, our understanding of the evidence of health effects and the need for more research have not changed.

At exposure levels below the limits set within the ARPANSA safety standard, it is the assessment of ARPANSA and international organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation (ICNIRP) that there is no established scientific evidence to support any adverse health effects from very low RF EME exposures to populations or individuals. 

You can read more at the ARPANSA website here.

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