Registration of Radiation Sources - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this registration if you intend to conduct a business using a radiation source. All radiation sources must be registered individually. Radiation sources that must be registered include:

  • x-ray equipment
  • sealed radioactive sources
  • apparatus incorporating a sealed source
  • accelerated particle beam apparatus.

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 to register a radiation source, you must have a radiation licence allowing possession of the radiation source.

Pre-application discussions are recommended, as there are mandatory requirements the applicant must demonstrate prior to a registration being granted.

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 Licence All $268.00

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2006 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


You must submit an application, which includes:

  • a radiation management plan
  • a radiation shielding design
  • any other information as requested by the agency.

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:

Public Health Officers

Health Protection Service

Health Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: Howard Florey Centenary House
25 Mulley Street
Holder, Australian Capital Territory 2611
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5005
Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory 2611
Phone: 02 5124 9700
Fax: 02 5124 5554
Website: Health Protection Service (Opens in new window)