Licence to Possess a Radiation Source - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to manufacture, sell, acquire, possess, use, store, transport, dispose of, or otherwise deal with a radiation source. Registered diagnostic radiographers are taken to have a licence to use or possess a source for practising radiography.

You will need this licence before you can register a radiation source. You must also have a radiation protection plan approved.

If you require any further information, please contact the Department.

Service type


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


Up to three years


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $121.00

Fees for 2020-21

Additional information

A radiation protection plan must contain the following information:

  • full name and address of the owner of the source
  • full name and address of the licensee
  • licensee's qualifications and experience
  • nature of the source
  • description of the source and its uses
  • full name of the occupier and it's exact location
  • information regarding safe disposal of the source when its no longer useful.

Administering agency

Department of Health

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:

Principal Policy Officer, Radiation Protection

Department of Health

Operating address: Casuarina Plaza
Floor 2
258 Trower Road
Casuarina, Northern Territory 0810
Mailing address: PO BOX 40596
Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811
Phone: 08 8922 7152