Standard for premises - ionising radiation sources - Queensland

Service summary

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

This 2010 radiation safety standard is made under section 16 of the Radiation Safety Act 1999, and establishes the minimum safety criteria for premises at which ionising radiation sources are used, or where radioactive substances are stored.

Compliance with this standard will assist possession licensees in ensuring that the health and safety of persons are not adversely affected by exposure to radiation during the conduct of their radiation practices.

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Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Queensland Health
Health Protection Unit
Radiation Health Unit

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1999 (Queensland)

Contact details

Radiation Health
Queensland Health
Health Protection Unit
Radiation Health Unit

Operating address:
147-163 Charlotte Street
Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 48
Queensland 4001


07 3234 0111

Supporting information


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