You will need this licence if you intend to use regulated radioactive material. Uses of radioactive material requiring this licence include the operation, use in the process of manufacturing, possession, handling or manipulation of material including:
- sealed source devices
- ionising radiation apparatus
- any radioactive substances.
This licence is designed to ensure that the use of these substances is safe and does not have a negative impact on the surrounding community and environment.
Occupations that may require this licence include chiropractors, dentists, general practitioners, medical specialists, nuclear medicine physicians, nurses, radiographers, scientists, service engineers, technologists, tertiary lecturers and veterinarians.
You may not require this licence if you intend to use certain types of low-risk radioactive material, or if you intend to use radioactive material in the course of certain medical, dental or scientific activities.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.