You will require this permit if you intend to supply needles or syringes as part of the needle and syringe program (NSP). The NSP is a public health initiative to minimise the spread of blood borne viruses HIV / AIDS and hepatitis B and C among drug users and to the wider community. The types of organisations that may require this permit include:
- community health services
- community service organisations
- neighbourhood and community houses
- Tasmanian aboriginal health services
- regional hospitals
- youth organisations
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.