You can obtain this authorisation by completing an Application for Authorisation of an explosive and submitting it to the Chief Inspector of Explosives at the department's head office.
All documentation should be marked for the attention of the Manager, Explosives Licensing.
You may also be required to provide the following before your application is approved:
- the Chief Inspector of Explosives may require further assessment of the applicant under S15 (8)(c) of the Explosives Act 1999.
- the applicant's work status may require the provision of further information not outlined on the application form.
- the explosives and explosives trial activity cannot commence until the date the approval is granted by the Chief Inspector of Explosives or his delegate.