Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2008) - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this if you intend to deal with controlled materials, controlled apparatus or controlled facilities that emit ionised or non-ionised radiation, and you have a facility or source licence.

This code is intended to establish uniform requirements for the transport of radioactive material in Australia. It applies to the transport of radioactive material by road, rail, and waterways, under the jurisdiction of States and Territories in Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

Regulatory Services

Licensing and Compliance

Contact details

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

Regulatory Services

Mailing address: PO BOX 655
Miranda, New South Wales 1490
Phone: 02 9541 8330