Refrigerant Trading Authorisation - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you intend to acquire, store or dispose of a fluorocarbon refrigerant.

Fluorocarbon refrigerants are:

  • CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons)
  • HCFCs (Hydrochlorofluorocarbons)
  • HFCs (Hydroflourocarbons)
  • PFCs (Perfluorocarbons).

There are three types of Refrigerant Trading Authorisations (RTAs) that are available:

  • Authorisation to acquire, store and / or dispose of fluorocarbon refrigerants (wholesalers, refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry businesses and automotive businesses).
  • Authorisation to acquire fluorocarbon refrigerant for use in the manufacture of RAC equipment.
  • Restricted refrigerant trading authorisation to recover, store or dispose of refrigerant from RAC equipment (metal recyclers, auto parts recyclers and waste management businesses).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • ensure compliance with the applicable standards
  • ensure that your premises are equipped and operating so as to be able to handle, and prevent avoidable emissions
  • ensure all persons that will handle refrigerants are licensed to do so.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Maximum 2 years.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

1 year $221; 2 years $442; Restricted trading authorisation $137.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Vic Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
Level 2
818 Whitehorse Rd
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023
enquire@arctick.org

ACT Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
55 Carlton Pde
Carlton
New South Wales 2218
Mailing address:
PO BOX 4045
Carlton, Western Australia 2218

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023

QLD Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
Shop 14
120 Birkdale Road
Birkdale
Queensland 4159
Mailing address:
PO BOX 3179
Birkdale, Queensland 4159

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023
enquire@arctick.org

SA Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
Suite 10
Office 1 Innovation House
Mawson Lakes
South Australia 5095

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023
enquire@arctick.org

NSW Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
55 Carlton Pde
Carlton
New South Wales 2218
Mailing address:
PO BOX 4045
Carlton, Western Australia 2218

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023

Tas Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
Level 2
818 Whitehorse Rd
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023
enquire@arctick.org

WA Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
1/8 Exchange Road
Malaga
Western Australia 6090
Mailing address:
PO BOX 2699
Malaga, Western Australia 6090

Phone:

1300884483

Fax:

1300554023
enquire@arctick.org

NT Licensing Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Australian Refrigeration Council


Operating address:
Suite 10
Office 1 Innovation House
Mawson Lakes
South Australia 5095

Mobile:

0401933074
enquire@arctick.org

Supporting information

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