Blaster's Licence - South Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to conduct a blasting operation including the preparation, assembly, charging or firing of explosives.

Service type


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 at least 18 years of age
  • hold a National Police Clearance Certificate that is less than 3 months old
  • have the necessary qualifications, experience and knowledge in the use of explosives.

This licence is only issued to individuals. A business / body corporate may not apply for a blasters licence.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $81.00
Renew Renewal All $81.00


Additional information

SafeWork SA will accept a photocopy of the National Police Clearance (no older than 3 months) Certificate only if it has been sighted, signed and endorsed as a genuine copy of the original by an Inspector of Explosives, Justice of the Peace or a Police Officer.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

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:

Licensing Unit

SafeWork SA

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)