Permit to Supply Needles and Syringes - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to supply needles or syringes as part of the needle and syringe program (NSP). The NSP is a public health initiative to minimise the spread of blood borne viruses HIV / AIDS and hepatitis B and C among drug users and to the wider community. The types of organisations that may require this permit include:

  • community health services
  • community service organisations
  • neighbourhood and community houses
  • aboriginal health services
  • regional hospitals
  • councils
  • youth organisations
  • pharmacies.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Remains in force for 3 years or until surrendered or cancelled.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees apply.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Permit to Supply Needles and Syringes - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services

Operating address:
Level 3
34 Davey St
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 125
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

1300 135 513

Supporting information

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