Radiation safety accreditation certificate - Queensland


A person must hold an Accreditation Certificate to certify that premises or a radiation source comply with the relevant Radiation Safety Standard made under the Radiation Safety Act 1999.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You should contact Radiation Health to obtain information on the requirements as they relate to the specific type of application you intend to make.


This certificate remains in effect for the period stated on the certificate, but not greater than three years.

Application process

You can obtain this certificate by completing the 'Application for an accreditation certificate' application and submitting it to the address specified on the form.

Additional information will be necessary.  Please discuss your proposed application with Radiation Health prior to submitting your application.


This certificate cannot be transferred.

Additional information

All persons holding a possession licence under the Radiation Safety Act 1999 must obtain certificates of compliance for their radiation sources and the premises in which they are used or in which radioactive substances are stored from time to time as specified in the Regulation. Any person wishing to perform this service for possession licensees must hold an Accreditation Certificate.

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Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Branch

Radiation Health Unit

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:

Senior Licensing Officer

Radiation Health Unit

Health Protection Branch

Queensland Health

Mailing address: PO Box 2368
Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3328 9310
Email: radiation_health@health.qld.gov.au
Website: Radiation Health (Opens in new window)