Approval to Supply Syringes - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to apply for this approval if you intend to provide syringes to people.

The approval system is intended to prevent the spread of disease related to the use of syringes outside of medical applications.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

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 considered by the Agency to be a fit and proper person to be supplying syringes
  • be a doctor, pharmacist, nurse, midwife or health worker.

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

Application process


You need to submit an application providing:

  • your personal details and the details of your occupation or business
  • if you are a health worker, the details of the most recent course of instruction you have completed in regards to the supply and use of syringes.

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.