Welcome to Radiation Health Unit's website.
The Radiation Health Unit is the government's radiation safety agency. It has statewide policy, licensing and legislative responsibility for radiation health standards and radiation safety. The Radiation Health Unit is part of the Prevention Division. It provides scientific and technical advice to all Queenslanders on all ionising and non-ionising radiation safety matters in the interest of minimising health risks and protection of the environment.
The Radiation Health Unit administers Queensland's Radiation Safety Act 1999 and the Radiation Safety Regulation 2010, which regulates some sources of ionising and non-ionising radiation.
For information on licence application time frames, please use the following link: Licence application processing time frames (PDF, 12KB).
For the register of persons authorised to possess laser apparatus for cosmetic procedures, please use the following link: Register of licensees (PDF, 39KB).
For the register of persons authorised to use laser apparatus for cosmetic procedures, please use the following link: Register of laser use licensees (PDF, 419KB).
Please contact Radiation Health if you would like to discuss any of the information on this website, or if you require any further information.