Pyrotechnician's Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to personally use fireworks (other than a general use firework) to conduct a fireworks display or a special effects display.

A fireworks display means an event or activity involving the outdoor use of fireworks (other than general use fireworks). A special effects display is the specialist use of fireworks in association with some other activity. It is an event or activity involving the use of fireworks (other than indoor fireworks or general use fireworks) conducted for the purposes of a stunt, or other special effect, for theatrical, cinematic or other entertainment purposes.

General use fireworks that do not require licensing include toy pistol caps, starting pistol caps, sparklers, party poppers, bonbon crackers or blaster balls, aluminium or magnesium torches, amorces and indoor table bombs.

Service type


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


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $266.00

Fees for 2021-22


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

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: 08 8226 4885
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8226 4999
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)