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Education, science or research

Education, science or research Possession Licence

Apply for a licence to possess a radiation source for education, science or research. You can apply for this licence as corporation or an individual.

Education, science or research Approval to Acquire

Apply for an Approval to Acquire a radiation source for education, science or research purposes. You will approval every time you seek to purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source.

Education, science or research Use Licence

Apply for a licence to use a radiation source for an education, science or research purpose. You will need this licence before you can perform the radiation purpose.

Last updated: 4 December 2020

Setting up your radiation business

New radiation businesses will need to follow a process to set-up their radiation sources and premises:

  1. Possession Licence—have overall ownership and control of radiation source
  2. Approval to Acquire—purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source
  3. Use Licence—perform a borehole logging purpose

Borehole logging business purposes include:

  • borehole logging of oil and gas wells
  • borehole logging of mineral deposits.

You may also need to relocate or dispose of radiation sources or transport a radioactive substance.