Radiation licences for medical and dental practitioners

Radiation therapists

Radiation therapists must be licensed to use radiation equipment. 

Before you apply

You must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • registration with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • statement of accreditation in therapeutic radiography from Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR)
  • certificate of competency in therapeutic radiography from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and AIR joint board
  • diploma of qualification in therapeutic radiography issued by the RANZCR and AIR joint board.

How to apply 

To apply follow these steps.

Step 1. Fill in the application form for a licence to the Chief Health Officer.
Step 2. Check the fee.
Step 3. Submit your application and fee in one of the following ways: 

In person

Submit your application and fee at your nearest Receiver of Territory Monies Office

Email, fax or mail

Phone the Receiver of Territory monies on (08) 8943 6219 and pay the fee by credit card. 

Enter your payment receipt number on the application form and do one of the following:

  • envirohealth@nt.gov.au
  • fax: (08) 8922 7334
  • mail to
    Radiation Protection
    Department of Health
    PO Box 40596
    Casuarina NT 0811

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Last updated: 08 March 2016

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