This page provides advice on how to apply for licences to possess and use ionising radiation apparatus (ie. x-ray equipment) for diagnostic radiography.
Any person who uses radiation apparatus for diagnostic radiography must hold an appropriate use licence. To apply for a licence, the following steps should be followed:
Download and complete the relevant application form:
For diagnostic radiographers:
For all other operators of ionising radiation apparatus for diagnostic purposes:
Submit the completed application form, with verification of qualifications and experience as requested by the application form, to Radiation Health. The prescribed fee must accompany the application.
Any person who possesses diagnostic radiation apparatus must hold an appropriate possession licence, issued under the Radiation Safety Act 1999. To apply for a licence, the following steps should be followed:
Download and complete the application form:
Submit the completed application form, with a signed and dated radiation safety and protection plan, to Radiation Health. The prescribed fee must accompany the application.
The following links provide some background information on the legislated requirements applicable to possession and use licence applicants: