Authorisation of explosives - Queensland


You will need this authorisation to manufacture or import explosives and / or possess unauthorised explosives. Unauthorised explosives are explosives that have not been previously authorised for use.

You may need this authorisation for:

  • authorisation of an explosive
  • amendment of an authorised explosive
  • trial of an unauthorised explosive
  • extension of trial of an unauthorised explosive.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

This authorisation will only be granted if the explosive:

  • has or could have a legitimate use
  • can be made available or tested for such use
  • can be safely handled with appropriate safeguards.


No expiry date


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

No fees for application for explosives trial approval. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $164.94

Request for explosive to be declared an authorised explosive. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Administering agency

Resources Safety and Health Queensland

Contact details

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