Licence of a Factory for the Manufacture of Explosives - South Australia


This licence permits the manufacture of an explosive. All explosives manufactured must be classified by the Dangerous Substances Branch. A licence is granted to the occupier of the factory and shall be valid only for that occupier and only in respect of the site specified in the licence and is not transferable.

Service type


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




2019-2020 fees:

cash, cheque, money order, direct debit, eftpos or credit card.

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 South Australia

Application process

The paper form 'Application for Permit to Purchase Explosives' is available from the agency.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

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Administration Officer

Operating address: Level 4, World Park A
33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1300365255
Phone: 0882264885
Fax: 0882264999
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