Advice on explosives use and handling in Queensland - Queensland


The Explosives Inspectorate provides this advice to promote safety and security in the use and handling of explosives.

Advice and information relating to the safe handling, security and use of explosives is provided as follows:

  • licensing procedures
  • information bulletins
  • lectures
  • interpretation of by-laws
  • answers to written and telephone enquiries
  • safety alerts
  • newsletters.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.


No fees apply for advice and information. Fees are levied for the issue of licences and permits.

Publications Details process

Publications Available:

  • 'Explosives File' (regular information bulletin)
  • Safety alerts
  • Information Bulletins
  • Newsletters

Additional information

Information on explosives and relevant publications are available on the Business Queensland website.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Service Delivery

Explosives Inspectorate

Contact details

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

Manager, Explosives Licensing

Explosives Inspectorate

Service Delivery

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Operating address: Level 16
61 Mary Street
Mailing address: PO Box 15216
Queensland 4002
Phone: 07 3199 8023
Fax: 07 3224 7768
Website: Explosives Inspectorate contacts (Opens in new window)