Refrigerant Trading Authorisation - Australian Government

Description

You will require this authorisation if you intend to acquire, store or dispose of a fluorocarbon refrigerant.

Fluorocarbon refrigerants are:

  • CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons)
  • HCFCs (Hydrochlorofluorocarbons)
  • HFCs (Hydrofluorocarbons)
  • PFCs (Perfluorocarbons).

There are three types of Refrigerant Trading Authorisations (RTAs) that are available:

  • authorisation to acquire, store and / or dispose of fluorocarbon refrigerants (wholesalers, refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry businesses and automotive businesses)
  • authorisation to acquire fluorocarbon refrigerant for use in the manufacture of RAC equipment
  • restricted refrigerant trading authorisation to recover, store or dispose of refrigerant from RAC equipment (metal recyclers, auto parts recyclers and waste management businesses).

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • provide details about relevant training and experience
  • ensure compliance with the applicable standards
  • ensure that your premises are equipped and operating to be able to handle, and prevent avoidable emissions
  • ensure all persons that will handle refrigerants are licensed to do so.

Duration

Maximum 3 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $508.00 Application for authorisation that is more than 12 months but not more than 24. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $762.00 Application for authorisation for more than 24 months. Fees for 2022-23

Other resources

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Australian Refrigeration Council

Contact details

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

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

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

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

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