Hazardous Area Authority - Victoria

Service summary

You will this authority if you want approval to drive a vehicle with thirteen or more seats (including the driver) in a hazardous area. Hazardous areas tend to be in Victorian Alpine regions during snow season. The following areas have been declared as hazardous:

  • Falls Creek
  • Lake Mountain
  • Licola Area
  • Mt Baw Baw
  • Mt Buffalo
  • Mt Buller
  • Mt Donna Buang
  • Mt Hotham
  • Mt Saint Gwinear
  • Mt Stirling
  • Mt Tamboritha
  • Mt Torbreck.

This authority does not include vehicles that move on caterpillar tracks, which are designed specifically for travelling over snow.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Issued for a six year period.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

There are no fees for the issue of a Hazardous Area Authority.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Hazardous Area Authority - Please consult the responsible agency for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
VicRoads

Operating address:
PO BOX 1644
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Operating address:
60 Denmark Street
Kew
Victoria 3101

Phone:

13 11 71

Phone:

03 8391 3216

Website:

http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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