Code of Practice for the Near-Surface Disposal of Radioactive Waste in Australia (1992) - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code to dispose of radioactive waste by means of near-surface disposal. The disposal, the disposal facility and the disposal site must comply with this code.

This code provides standards for the design, safety assessment, operation, regulation and rehabilitation of a disposal facility. It is also relevant for use by those who generate radioactive waste for which disposal by near surface burial is appropriate.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (General) Regulations 1983 Western Australia

Administering agency

Radiological Council

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:

The Secretary

Radiological Council

Western Australia
Mailing address: 189 Royal Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2006
Nedlands, Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9222 2000
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)