Use Licence - Radiation Sources - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to use, handle or manipulate radiation sources such as radioactive substances or radiation apparatus. Radiation sources include:

  • radioactive material
  • ionising and non-ionising radiation apparatus (tanning units exempt)
  • sealed source apparatus.

Typical occupations that may require this licence include, but are not limited to:

  • veterinarians
  • chiropractors
  • dentists
  • general medical practitioners
  • medical specialists
  • nurses (working in remote areas)
  • nuclear medicine physicians
  • radiographers (medical / industrial)
  • scientists
  • researchers
  • service engineers
  • borehole loggers
  • technologists
  • tertiary lecturers.

A use licence will have conditions defining the types of radiation sources that are permitted to be used.

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

Licences to use radiation apparatus or radioactive substances can only be issued to individuals (natural persons). To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • submit an application on the approved form
  • show proof of the appropriate qualifications and experience
  • provide any documentation as required by the Agency
  • pay any required fees.

All operators must maintain registration with their respective practitioner registration boards, where relevant.

Duration

One to three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $64.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $71.10

One year. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $135.10

Two years. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $192.00

Three years. Fees for 2017-18.

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.

Registration and Licensing

Phone: 1300 767 469
Fax: 1300 769 274
Email: radiation.safety@health.vic.gov.au
Website: https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/public-health/radiation (Opens in new window)