Licence to Use or Handle Radioactive Substances - South Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to use or handle radioactive substances while carrying out business in South Australia. A radioactive substance is a substance occurring naturally or artificially produced (whether solid, liquid or gaseous) which consists of or contains any radioactive element or compound whether natural or artificial and includes any device or thing that contains such a substance.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In order to be granted a licence for the handling or usage of radioactive substances, you must:

  • Be a fit and proper person
  • demonstrate that you have appropriate knowledge of the principles and practices of radiation protection.  


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $287.00
Apply Licence All $128.00

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing - Radiation

Radiation Protection Branch

Environment Protection Authority

South Australia
Operating address: Level 2
211 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Operating address: 11 Helen Street
Mount Gambier, South Australia 5291
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2607
Adelaide, South Australia 5001

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