Radiation safety accreditation certificate - Queensland

Service summary

A person must hold an Accreditation Certificate to certify that premises or a radiation source comply with the relevant Radiation Safety Standard made under the Radiation Safety Act 1999.

Service type


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

Definition of terms

Accredited person

the holder of an accreditation certificate issued under the Radiation Safety Act 1999

Certificate of compliance

for a radiation source or premises, means a certificate of compliance issued by an accredited person for the source or premises under part 3, division 3 of the Radiation Safety Act 1999

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.


This certificate cannot be transferred.


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


You can obtain information on fees from the agency.


You can obtain this certificate by completing the 'Application for an accreditation certificate' application and submitting it to the address specified on the form.

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

Additional information

All persons holding a possession licence under the Radiation Safety Act 1999 must obtain certificates of compliance for their radiation sources and the premises in which they are used or in which radioactive substances are stored from time to time as specified in the Regulation. Any person wishing to perform this service for possession licensees must hold an Accreditation Certificate.

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
Queensland 4006


07 3328 9310


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