The Radiation Amendment Act 2013 was recently passed by the Victorian Parliament. It will commence on 1 June 2014. The Act gives effect to the Victorian Government’s decision to ban commercial tanning services from the end of 2014. It also strengthens the security around high consequence radioactive material.
This site provides information about the Department of Health's role in protecting workers, the public and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation.
It includes information about the Victorian Radiation Act 2005 and licencing requirements to use radiation sources (a 'use licence') or for conducting a radiation practice (a 'management licence'). Information is also provided on how to apply for a licence.