Licence to Operate Ionising Radiation Apparatus - South Australia


This licence entitles the holder to operate an X-ray machine. Applicants may be required to sit an exam on radiation protection.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Licences are restricted to persons who hold a qualification prescribed by the regulations, or have appropriate knowledge of the principles and practices of radiation protection to carry on the activities permitted under the conditions of the licence.


1 year.


2019-2020 fees:
$281 Application fee
$124 Annual licence.

Cheque or credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Bankcard or AMEX).

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection & Control Act 1982 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Protection & Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2015 South Australia

Additional information

These depend on the occupation and type of work with ionising radiation apparatus, and may involve passing an examination.

Proof of relevant professional registrations, accreditations and qualifications should be provided with the application form.

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Radiation Protection Branch

Contact details

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

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Radiation Licensing Officer

Operating address: Level 2, 211 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 2607
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0884637826
Fax: 0881244671
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