Licence to Operate a Major Hazard Facility - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a major hazard facility. A major hazard facility is a facility at which schedule 15 chemicals are present or likely to be present in a:

  • quantity greater than their threshold quantity
  • quantity greater than 10 percent of their threshold quantity and the agency considers there to be potential for a major incident to occur, such as an escape, spillage, leakage, explosion, implosion, or fire.
Schedule 15 chemicals, as outlined in the regulations, include:

  • explosive materials
  • compressed and liquefied gases
  • flammable materials
  • oxidising materials
  • peroxides
  • toxic solids and liquids.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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As specified.


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Comply All Major Hazard Facilities (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

Contact details

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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
Contact us website: NT WorkSafe (Opens in new window)