Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (known as the ADG Code) - Northern Territory

Service summary

This Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail is referenced in the legislation as the ADG Code. The current code is the 6th edition.
The ADG Code sets out technical requirements and guidelines for the transport of dangerous goods by road and rail and is adopted under all State and Territory legislation implementing the Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 1997 (Cwlth). Many of the requirements for transporting dangerous goods are performance based rather than explicitly fixed by regulation. Thus, a person who can demonstrate an equivalent or better way of safely transporting a commodity than is required in the Regulations may seek approval to do so.

Service type

Licence

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

Administering agency

Department of Health & Ageing

Act(s) name

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2010 (Northern Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2010 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries


Operating address:
First Floor, Darwin Plaza Building
41 Smith Street
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1722
Darwin NT 0801

Toll Free:

1800019115

Fax:

0889995141
ntworksafe@nt.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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