Licensing, registration and other permits

There are activities and/or possession of substances that require regulatory authorisation before undertaking the activity and/or acquiring the substance.

Chemical

Scheduled carcinogens

The chemical management guidelines outline the regulatory requirements for the possession and use of scheduled carcinogens.

Further information is available on the Chemical Management page under specific chemical requirements.

Scheduled carcinogens are regulated by WorkSafe.

Scheduled poisons

The chemical management guidelines outline the regulatory requirements for the possession and use of scheduled poisons.

Further information is available on the Chemical Management page under specific chemical requirements.

Scheduled poisons are regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Ionising radiation

The ionising radiation management guidelines outline the regulatory requirements for the possession and use of ionising radiation.

Further information is available on the Ionising Radiation page of this website under radiation management licence.

Ionising radiation is regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

High risk work

High risk activities described in the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 require recognised training and licensing.

High risk work is regulated by WorkSafe.

Biosafety

Specialist advice, guidance and training in regulatory requirements for biological materials is provided by Research Ethics and Integrity on the Biosafety page.