Licence to transport radioactive substances - Queensland

Service summary

A licence is required to transport radioactive substances in Queensland.

Service type

Licence

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

Definition of terms

Radioactive substance

a radioactive material, whether or not it is sealed,

  1. containing more than the concentration or activity of a radionuclide prescribed under a regulation, or
  2. prescribed under a regulation to be a radioactive substance.

Eligibility requirements


You should contact Radiation Health to obtain information on the requirements as they relate to the specific type of application you intend to make.

Transferability

This licence cannot be transferred.

Duration

A licence remains in effect for the period stated on the licence, but not greater than three years.

Fees

You can obtain information on fees from the agency.

Application

You can obtain this licence by completing the Application for a licence to transport radioactive substances form and submitting it to the Chief Executive at the address specified on the form.

Additional documentation will be necessary. Please discuss your proposed application with Radiation Health prior to submitting your application.

You must not transport a radioactive substance until a licence is granted. During consideration of a licence application the Chief Executive may ask questions about you, ask you to undergo a test or take other action refer to Section 61 of the Radiation Safety Act 1999.

It is recommended that you seek the advice of Radiation Health.


Administering agency

Queensland Health
Health Protection Unit
Radiation Health Unit

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1999 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety Regulation 2010 (Queensland)

Contact details

Senior Licensing Officer
Queensland Health
Health Protection Unit
Radiation Health Unit


Mailing address:
PO Box 2368
FORTITUDE VALLEY BC
Queensland 4006

Phone:

07 3328 9310
radiation_health@health.qld.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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