Accreditation as a Consulting Radiation Expert - New South Wales


You will require this accreditation if you intend to act as a Consulting Radiation Expert (CRE). A CRE assesses the activities of Radiation Management Licence holders to ensure they are compliant with the conditions of their licences. This accreditation will allow you to:

  • provide advice relating to the design of premises in relation to radiation safety requirements
  • assess plans for premises on which regulated radioactive material is kept or used
  • assess regulated radioactive material and the premises at which it is kept or used
  • assess the integrity of any shielding of premises at which regulated radioactive material is kept or used.

The Agency is currently issuing accreditations for CRE's to assess diagnostic imaging apparatus and fixed radiation gauges.

Depending on your qualifications and the conditions of accreditation, you may be accredited to assess mammography, general diagnostic or dental apparatus. General diagnostic imaging accreditation includes medical, veterinary and chiropractic radiography, fluoroscopy, and computed tomography and bone mineral densitometry.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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 for this accreditation you must:

  • submit the appropriate form and pay the prescribed fee
  • provide all the information requested by the Agency
  • be considered fit and proper for the purposes of the accreditation
  • provide evidence that you have obtained the qualifications or expertise necessary to properly carry out the activities to be authorised by the accreditation. Please refer to the attached document for details on the criteria you must meet.

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



12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $482.00 -
General Miscellaneous All $237.00

Extra fee for non-standard complex applications.

Renew Renewal All $361.00 -
Vary Variation All $121.00 -


Act(s) name

Radiation Control Act 1990 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Control Regulation 2013 New South Wales

Approval time

If you can demonstrate that you meet the necessary criteria and have provided all required documentation and the application fee, you will usually have your application approved within seven working days.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Environment Protection Authority

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:

Licensing Team, Hazardous Materials, Chemicals and Radiation Section

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1235
Phone: 02 9995 5959
Phone: 13 15 55
Fax: 02 9995 6603
Website: NSW Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)