Radiation sources possession licence - Queensland


You require this licence if you wish to possess radiation apparatus or radioactive substances in Queensland.

Refer to the Radiation Safety Act Schedule 2 for the terms Radiation Source, Radioactive Material, Radioactive Substance, Radiation Apparatus. Also refer to the Radiation Safety Regulation Sections 4, 5, 6 & 7.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

What are the prerequisites to obtaining this authority?

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


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


You can obtain information on fees from the agency.


This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Unit

Radiation Health Unit

Contact details

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

Senior Licensing Officer

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)