Fireworks Display or Special Effects Permit - Northern Territory

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to hold a fireworks display or conduct a special effects show.

The types of fireworks allowed will depend on the training and experience of the operator and the area in which the display will be held.

Approval from the Police, Fire and Emergency Services, and your local Council is required before NT WorkSafe will grant a permit. You will also need to have due regard to safety of persons and property.

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, you must:

  • have sufficient training or experience in pyrotechnic devices, fire and emergency procedures and use of protective equipment
  • possess an understanding of hazards, safety rules and risk management.

Duration

A permit is valid for a single display. Separate permits are required for each display or series of displays.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $13.00

At a public place. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1998 Northern Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Regulations 1985 Northern Territory

Additional information

In your application will need to provide:

  • personal details such as business name and contact details
  • display location of your intended firework display or special effects
  • location site plan which shows crowd location, fire hazards, roads, buildings
  • a reason for display and the name of the event organiser / controller if relevant
  • display operator details
  • firework supplier details
  • storage location of the fireworks
  • method of ignition
  • display risk assessment
  • evidence of public liability insurance
  • details of fireworks / explosives.

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

Contact details

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Enquiries - Alice Springs

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Ground Floor, The Green Well Building
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Darwin

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah, Northern Territory 0828
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9800
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Fax: 08 8982 1725
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Katherine

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Big Rivers Government Centre
5 First Street
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Enquiries - Tennant Creek

Territory Business Centre

Northern Territory
Operating address: Shop 2, Barkly House
Cnr Davidson and Paterson Streets
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 0860
Mailing address: PO BOX 9800
Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861
Email: territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au
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Workplace Health and Safety

NT WorkSafe

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

Northern Territory
Operating address: Ground floor, Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park
631 Stuart Highway
Berrimah, Northern Territory 0828
Operating address: Randazzo Centre
18 Katherine Terrace
Katherine, Northern Territory 0850
Operating address: The Green Well Building
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1722
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1800 019 115
Email: ntworksafe@nt.gov.au
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