Australian Dangerous Goods Code - Transport Standard of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you work in any field where potentially dangerous goods are used, stored, handled or transported. The code sets out mandatory technical requirements and guidelines for the land transport of dangerous goods, including dangerous substances. Dangerous substances include:

  • Combustible liquids; and
  • Hazardous substances.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road Transport) Act 2009 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road Transport) Regulation 2010 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

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Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: General Post Office Box 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62073000
Website: Access Canberra (Opens in new window)