Licence to Carry Explosives by Road or Rail - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require a licence if you intend to transport explosives by road or rail. As the holder of this licence, you will be in control of:

  • Any handling of the explosive;
  • The premises where the explosive is stored;
  • Any associated plant or system; and
  • Any associated activity.

You will also be expected to take reasonable steps in relation to any risk that may arise directly or indirectly from the transport of the explosive. There are many safety requirements in relation to this licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Supply your application on the approved form;
  • Undergo a security assessment;
  • Be 18 years of age or older and be considered a suitable person to hold the Authority;
  • Supply copies of identification papers for yourself and any other responsible person named in the application;
  • In the case of a corporate application, supply the corporation's Australian Company Number (ACN);
  • Supply the purpose for carrying the substance;
  • Give details of each vehicle to be used for carrying the substance;
  • Supply a security plan prepared in accordance with current legislation;
  • Supply any information or documents as requested; and
  • Pay the relevant application fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

As stated on the licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$860.00

Each additional vehicle adds $127.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Authority to Carry Explosives by Road or Rail - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Application

Lodge

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.


Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Act(s) name

Dangerous Substances Act 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Substances (Explosives) Regulation 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Phone:

02 62073000

Fax:

02 62050336

Supporting information

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