Consent for Disposal of Regulated Material - New South Wales


You will require this consent if you intend to dispose of any regulated radioactive material in New South Wales. Regulated radioactive material includes:

  • sealed source devices
  • ionising radiation apparatus
  • any radioactive substances.

Please be aware that:

  • you cannot dispose of any radiation apparatus unless the apparatus has been rendered permanently inoperable
  • generally, sealed radioactive sources that are of no further use can be returned to their source supplier or manufacturer, or sent overseas for recycling or reuse.

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

Eligibility requirements will vary depending on the material you intend to dispose. Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Radiation Control Act 1990 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Control Regulation 2013 New South Wales

Application process


The owner of the apparatus or substance must apply for approval by submitting a letter outlining the disposal arrangements. Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Approval time

Approximately 20 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)