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


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend 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 WA

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (General) Regulations 1983 WA

Administering agency

Radiological Council

Contact details

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The Secretary

Radiological Council

Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2006
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9382 0701
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)