Certificate of Registration for Places (Radiation) - Tasmania


You are required to register your premises if you intend to operate a place (including vacant land, premises and vehicles) where a radiation source is used or stored. A radiation source can be either a radiation apparatus or radioactive material that emits or may emit radiation.

Radioactive material is material that spontaneously emits ionising radiation as a consequence of nuclear transformations. A radioactive apparatus is an apparatus that produces radiation when energised, or is, if assembled or repaired, capable of producing radiation when energised.

Some examples of places that will need a certificate of registration include rooms in a:

  • dental or veterinary surgery that contain an x-ray unit
  • the medical imaging department of a hospital
  • a laboratory where radiation sources are stored and / or used
  • an industrial site where radiation sources are stored and / or used.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 eligible for registration you must:

  • complete and submit an application form
  • be assessed against the relevant certificate of compliance standard and be issued a certificate of compliance by an accredited assessor
  • be willing to abide by any conditions or restrictions placed on your registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Certificates of registration are usually valid until the radiation source specified in the certificate is no longer housed at that place. Some certificates of registration will need to be renewed after a specified amount of time.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2005 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Public Health Services

Radiation Protection 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:


Radiation Protection Unit

Public Health Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: 03 6166 7256
Fax: 03 6222 7257
Email: radiation.protection@dhhs.tas.gov.au
Website: Radiation Protection Unit (Opens in new window)