Source licence categories for medical and dental practices

Find out about specific activity categories and fees payable.

Categories and fees

The examples in the table below are informative only. Depending on the risk profile associated with the proposed activities and types of radiation sources, the Director for Radiation Safety may suggest a different category per location or impose conditions on a source licence that the Director considers appropriate.

Category Examples of activity and source type Annual fee (GST inclusive) valid until 7 March 2023
Medical 1 Medical therapy including:
Medical Linear Accelerators
High Dose Rate brachytherapy.
$1,505.35
Medical 2

Medical diagnosis (including interventional radiology, computed tomography, and the use of unsealed radioactive material)

Or

Dental diagnosis (including cone beam computed tomography)

$825.70
Medical 3 Nuclear medicine with radioactive materials for diagnosis and/or therapy $825.70
Medical 4 Medical diagnosis (excluding interventional radiology, computed tomography, and the use of unsealed radioactive material) $485.30
Medical 5 Dental diagnosis (excluding cone beam computed tomography) $415.15
Medical 6 Sentinel node biopsy
Low Dose Rate brachytherapy
Bone densitometry
$415.15

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