Approval to Supply Syringes - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this approval if you intend to provide syringes as part of the ACT Needle and Syringe Program. The Program aims to reduce the risk of transmission of the HIV virus and other blood borne diseases for injecting drug users by providing sterile injecting equipment and education.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person, as determined by the Agency
  • be a doctor, pharmacist, nurse, midwife or health worker
  • have completed a course approved by the Minister about appropriate health counselling and the hygienic distribution, use, collection and disposal of syringes

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


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.


Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.