Blaster's Licence - South Australia

Service summary

This licence allows the holder to perform blasting activities in quarrying, mining or petroleum exploration (including underground) according to the endorsement on their licence. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have appropriate qualifications and experience. Farmers are exempt from the need to hold this licence if undertaking blasting activities on their farm property.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

3 years.

Fees

$71.50 (Fee current from 1 July 2016).

Cheque, cash, money order, MasterCard, Visa, Eftpos.

Additional information

Sound knowledge and proof of experience in the use of explosives.

A National Police Clearance Certificate is required to obtain a Blaster's Licence. This certificate can only be obtained from a Police Station & cannot be older than 3 months at the time of applying for the Blaster's Licence.

SafeWork SA will accept a photocopy of the National Police Clearance (no older than 3 months) Certificate only if it has been sighted, signed and endorsed as a genuine copy of the original by an Inspector of Explosives, Justice of the Peace or a Police Officer.

Administering agency

Department of the Premier & Cabinet
SafeWork SA

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulations 2011 (South Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Unit, Business Performance Team

Opening Hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm



Operating address:
Level 4, 33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address:
GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001

Toll Free:

1300365255

Phone:

0883030400

Fax:

0883039903
help@safework.sa.gov.au

Website:

http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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