You will require this permit if you intend to use or discharge explosives in the Australian Capital Territory. This includes the use of explosives in:
- Agricultural industries;
- Blasting contractors; and
- Mining industry businesses.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- Be an individual (not a business or company);
- Undergo a Police Check;
- Be a fit and proper person;
- Submit the application form; and
- Pay the application fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
1 to 3 years.
Your application should be accompanied by specified documentation including two passport sized photographs of yourself, certificates of evidence that you have completed required training courses and a police record check. Please view the application form for more information.
Please lodge your application and all associated documentation directly with the Agency.
Your application should be submitted to ACT WorkCover at least 56 days prior to the requirement to hold a shotfirers permit...
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Dangerous Substances Act 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)
Dangerous Substances (Explosives) Regulation 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)
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