The Radiation Act 2005 establishes a system of licensing users of radiation equipment and managers of radiation practices. Radiation licences are issued by the Department of Health.
What type of licence do you need?
A summary of radiation licences issued by the department under the Radiation Act 2005.
Radiation use licences
Information about use licences. These licences authorise the holder to use specified types of radiation sources for a specified purpose.
Radiation facility construction licence
These licences must be held prior to commencing the construction of a facility that is intended to store or house high consequence radioactive material.
Radiation management licences
Information about management licences. These licences authorise the conduct of a radiation practice.
A list of the prescribed fees for radiation licences
A list of the prescribed fees for radiation licences.
Information about approved testers. These approvals authorise the holder to issue certificates of compliance for medical diagnostic X-ray equipment.
Information about approved assessors. These approvals authorise the holder to issue certificates of compliance for security plans.
Implementation of new licensing portal
Information about a new licensing portal to manage licensing and registration functions.
Reviewed 28 October 2022