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New Condition for Refrigerant Trading Authorisation holders

From discussion with the industry, many businesses are not sure how to handle requests for refrigerant from foreign flagged vessels and/or from those using refrigerants but not using them in the fire protection or RAC industry.

RTA Letter New Condition for web V2 03 1             
RTA FF Vessels form 04 12 07                                   
RTA Non RAC form 04 12 07                                        


Experienced Persons License Transition Programme 20/09/2007

The Australian Government has announced $1.2 million in funding to help refrigeration and air conditioning technicians meet national requirements.


Release of DEW Options Paper for Split Systems 09/02/2007

In response to concerns raised by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, the Australian Government is examining the issue of the unlicensed installation of split-system air conditioners in Australia and the potential for subsequent environmental damage.

This is your chance to provide input into these discussions...                                                                 

DEW Regulations as they apply to Refrigeration and Air Conditioning industry

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989... 

National refrigeration and air conditioning licensing laws and the maritime sector

A new national refrigeration and air conditioning licensing system came into force on 1 July 2005. It affects any person who buys, sells, stores or handles ozone depleting or synthetic greenhouse gas refrigerant – including those in the maritime sector.. 

















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