Regulation & Licensing

Radiation safety training courses

It is a licence condition that any person who uses a source or facility must have appropriate training in radiation safety. To assist licence holders comply with this condition ARPANSA recognises radiation safety courses approved by the state and territory regulators.

The list of courses that was formerly provided on this site has been replaced with links to each jurisdiction so information will be as current as possible.

State Provider
Queensland Queensland Health
New South Wales Environment Protection Authority
Western Australia Radiological Council
Australian Capital Territory Currently there are no radiation safety courses approved in the ACT
Please contact:
ACT Health
Locked Bag 5005
WESTON CREEK ACT 2611
E-mail: hps@act.gov.au
Telephone: (02) 6205 1700
Fax: (02) 6205 1705
Victoria Approved radiation safety courses yet to be posted on Victorian Health Website
Course Prerequisites
Department of Health
GPO Box 4541
Melbourne VIC 3001
E-mail: radiation.safety@health.vic.gov.au
Telephone: 1300 767 469
Fax: 1300 769 274
Tasmania Currently there are no radiation safety courses posted on DHHS website. Please contact:
Dept of Health and Human Services
GPO Box 125B
HOBART TAS 7001
E-mail: radiation.protection@dhhs.tas.gov.au
Telephone: (03) 6222 7256
Fax: (03) 6222 7257
South Australia Currently there are no radiation safety courses posted on the EPA website.  Please direct course enquiries to (08) 8463 7826  (Licence Enquiry)
Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 2607
ADELAIDE SA 5001
E-mail: radiationprotection@epa.sa.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 8204 2000
Fax: (08) 8124 4671
Northern Territory Currently there are no radiation safety courses approved in the NT. Please contact:
Department of Health and Families
GPO Box 40596
CASUARINA NT 0811
Email: envirohealth@nt.gov.au
Telephone: (08) 8922 7152
Fax: (08) 8922 7334


In addition, ARPANSA has approved the following Laser Safety Courses:

Laser Safety 1 day course University of NSW at
Australian Defence Force Academy
Contact: (02) 6268 8135
or (02) 6268 8421
Laser Safety 3.5 day course


Additional information on radiation safety training may be available from following websites:

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