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 (Hydroflourocarbons)
  • 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).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 so as to be able to handle, and prevent avoidable emissions
  • ensure all persons that will handle refrigerants are licensed to do so.

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

Duration

Maximum 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $480.00 Application for authorisation that is more than 12 months but not more than 24
Apply Application All $720.00 Application for authorisation for more than 24 months

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 the Environment and Energy

Australian Refrigeration Council

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:

VIC / TAS Licensing Enquiries

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Level 1
818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill, Victoria 3128
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)

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:

SA / NT Licensing Enquiries

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Innovation House
Suite 1
50 Mawson Lakes Boulevard
Mawson Lakes, South Australia 5095
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)

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:

QLD Licensing Enquiries

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Shop 14
120 Birkdale Road
Birkdale, Queensland 4159
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)

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

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WA Licensing Enquiries

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Unit 4
15 Niche Parade
Wangara, Western Australia 6065
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)

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:

NSW / ACT Licensing Enquiries

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Level 1, Office 101
29 Kiora Road
Miranda, New South Wales 2228
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org
Website: Australian Refrigeration Council (Opens in new window)