Fireworks operator licence - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to undertake any of the following activities:

  • use fireworks for a fireworks display organised by a fireworks contractor
  • possess fireworks to use them in a fireworks display organised by a fireworks contractor
  • store and transport limited quantities of fireworks (to use them in a fireworks display organised by a fireworks contractor).

A fireworks operator licence does not allow the licence holder to purchase fireworks. A fireworks operator may only conduct displays that are organised by fireworks contractor.

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 for this licence, you must:

    • be over 18 years of age
    • have successfully completed, within the last 3 years, an approved course in the use of fireworks
    • be physically and mentally capable
    • be able to read and understand English to the satisfaction of the Chief Inspector
    • be an appropriate person.
    • hold a current security clearance.

    Duration

    1 or 3 years

    Fees

    Fees Details for this service in table format.

    Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
    Apply Application All $135.70 1 year
    Apply Application All $407.10 3 years

    Transfer

    This licence cannot be transferred.

    Administering agency

    Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

    Explosives Inspectorate

    Contact details

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

    Please use these contact details for help or more information:

    Explosives Licensing

    Explosives Inspectorate

    Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

    Operating address: Level 19
    275 George Street
    Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Mailing address: GPO BOX 1321
    Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Phone: 07 3199 8023
    Email: explicensing@rshq.qld.gov.au