You will need this licence if you intend to import a lot, parcel or consignment of explosive exceeding 15 kg or gunpowder, or 3 kg of any other explosive into South Australia. This includes importing explosives from interstate.
- blasting powder
- fulminate of mercury
- percussion caps
- ammunition of all descriptions,
- every adaptation of preparation of an explosive as above defined.
You must notify the relevant agency at least two full working days prior to the import of a lot, parcel or consignment. Furthermore, all imported explosives must be classified (i.e. their composition, quality and character defined) by the relevant agency prior to the issue of any licence.