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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
$71.50 (Fee current from 1 July 2016).
Cheque, cash, money order, MasterCard, Visa, Eftpos.
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.
Department of the Premier & Cabinet
Explosives Act 1936 (South Australia)
Explosives Regulations 2011 (South Australia)
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