Licence to Deal with a Radiation Source - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this licence if you intend to deal with a radiation source.

A person is taken to have dealt with a radiation source if they:

  • manufacture a radiation source
  • possess a radiation source
  • supply a radiation source to someone else
  • use a radiation source
  • dispose of a radiation source
  • store, pack or transport radioactive material.

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.


Exemptions exist for undergraduate or postgraduate students who are undertaking course work or research in a university, or other education institution.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must submit an application that may include:

  • information about the proposed dealings under the licence
  • the qualifications of people proposed to be dealing with the radiation source
  • proposed procedures for handling, use or storage of the radiation source
  • a proposed safety plan for dealings under the licence.

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




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $251.00

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2006 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Protection Regulation 2007 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries, Health Protection Service

Health Protection Service

Health Directorate

Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 6205 1700
Fax: 02 6205 1705