Licence to Carry a Security Sensitive Substance - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to carry a security sensitive substance, which is a controlled dangerous substance, by road or rail, or engage a third party to do so. Security sensitive substances include:

  • a substance that has a UN number
  • an ammonium nitrate emulsion or mixture, containing greater than 45% ammonium nitrate
  • a substance with UN number 3139, if the substance is a form of ammonium nitrate. It does not include any ammonium nitrate solution or any form of ammonium nitrate that is an explosive.

As the holder of this licence, you will be in control of:

  • any handling of the substance
  • the premises where the substance is stored for carrying
  • any associated plant or system
  • any associated activity.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must supply:

  • copies of identification papers for yourself and any other responsible person(s) named in the application
  • in the case of a corporate, supply the corporation's Australian Company Number
  • the purpose for carrying the substance
  • details of each vehicle to be used for carrying the substance

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 3 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1416.00 -
Apply Licence All $64.00

For a second or subsequent security sensitive substance activity authorised under the licence.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Licence to Carry a Security Sensitive Substances by Road - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Substances Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Substances (General) Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Application process

Lodge

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environment and Dangerous Substances Licensing

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 22 81
Email: dangeroussubstances@act.gov.au