You will require this licence if you intend to operate a health care facility. Health care facilities are premises where prescribed medical and dental procedures are carried out, or premises where overnight patient stays are provided prior to, or after receiving medical treatment. Prescribed medical and dental procedures are procedures that are undertaken for medical or cosmetic reasons by a health care professional that involve:
- The administration of a general, spinal epidural or major regional block anaesthetic for the purpose of performing an elective procedure, but does not include mandibular blocks;
- The administration of an intravenous sedative for the purpose of performing an elective procedure;
- Dialysis, hemofiltration or hemoperfusion;
- Prolonged intravenous infusion of a single cytotoxic agent or sequential intravenous infusion of more than one cytotoxic agent; or
- Cardiac catheterisation.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must submit a completed and signed application form providing:
- Details about your intended health care facility;
- Details about the premises that you intend to operate your health care facility from; and
- A detailed sketch plan showing the layout of all fixtures, fittings, appliances and any other equipment to be installed on the premises.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Licences are usually issued for 1 year, however up to 3 year licences may be available subject to some limitations.
Premises that has less than 200 beds and is accredited, 1 year: $576.
Premises that is not accredited, 1 year: $862.
Premises operated by a sole dentist, 1 year: $230.
Premises that has more than or equal to 200 beds and is accredited, 1 year: $1 151.
The cost of renewal is the same as the application fee costs.
Population Health Division
Public Health Act 1997 (Australian Capital Territory)
Public Health Risk (Health Care Facilities)
Declaration 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
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