Registration of Sealed Radioactive Source - South Australia


This registration is required for any sealed radioactive source which contains a specified (registerable) quantity of radioactive substance eg sources used in radiation gauges, soil density measuring equipment or industrial radiography equipment. Sealed radioactive sources and equipment containing them must meet specific requirements detailed in the legislation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Any person or company which owns a registerable sealed radioactive source must ensure that the source is registered in the name of that person or company.


1 year.


2018-2019 fees:
$1299 Application fee
$299 Registration fee, first source
$99.50 Registration fee, additional source.

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

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection & Control Act 1982 SA

Additional information

Sealed radioactive source and its installation must comply with the registration requirements of the Radiation Protection and Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2000.

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.

Radiation Licensing Officer

Operating address: GPO Box 2607
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0884637826
Fax: 0881244671
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