Assessor's Approval - Victoria


You will need this licence if you intend to assess security plans or transport security plans. Security plans and transport security plans are developed by radiation management licence holders who intend to possess or transport high consequence sealed sources or groups of sealed sources. These plans are required to be assessed by an approved assessor.

A high consequence sealed source is a category 1, 2 or 3 sealed source. High consequence groups of sealed sources are two or more individual sealed sources kept in the same location or transported in the same vehicle. A sealed source is radioactive material that is either permanently sealed in a capsule or closely bound and in solid form.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

In order to obtain an this approval you must:

  • be a Nationally Accredited Radiation Security Advisor
  • completed a Graduate Certificate in Radiation Security.

Please note the providers of the Graduate Certificate (Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency, ARPANSA) is not currently running the program. As such, the Agency is unable to issue new approvals for approved assessors.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


1, 2 or 3 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Act(s) name

Radiation Act 2005 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Regulations 2017 Victoria

Lodgement process


Please submit your application on the approved online form to the Agency accompanied by the required fee.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Radiation Advisory Committee

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:

Registration and Licensing

Radiation Advisory Committee

Department of Health and Human Services

Operating address: 50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4057
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Website: Radiation Advisory Committee (Opens in new window)