Radiation Facility Construction Licence - Victoria

Description

You will need to apply for this licence if you intend to construct or change a radiation facility. A radiation facility is a premises used to house, possess, store or use any high consequence sealed sources or high consequence group of sealed sources.

A sealed source is radioactive material that is either permanently sealed in a capsule or closely bound and in solid form. A high consequence sealed source is a category 1, 2 or 3 sealed source.

This licence permits the holder to:

  • construct a radiation facility on land that they own or occupy
  • permit or allow another person to construct a radiation facility on land that they own or occupy
  • change the use of land that they own or occupy to use for a radiation facility
  • change the use of a building that they own or occupy to use as a radiation facility.

After construction of your facility has finished, you will need to obtain a management licence before you can acquire any radiation sources. A radiation source means radioactive material, radiation apparatus or a sealed source apparatus.

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

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Radiation Facility Construction Licence - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Act(s) name

Radiation Act 2005 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Regulations 2017 Victoria

Lodgement process

Lodge

Please lodge your completed application supported with the prerequisite information to the Agency.

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
Email: radiation.safety@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Website: Radiation Advisory Committee (Opens in new window)