Registration of an Item of Plant - South Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to operate an item of plant in South Australia. An item of plant means an item of machinery, equipment, appliance, container, implement or tool, or any component or fitting of those items.

The purpose of registering an item of plant is to ensure that it is inspected by a competent person that it is safe to operate.

The following items of plant are required to be registered:

  • boilers with a hazard level of A, B or C according to Australian standard AS 4343: 2014
  • pressure vessels with a hazard level of A, B or C  according to Australian standard AS 4343: 2014, except gas cylinders, LP gas fuel vessels for automotive use and serial produced vessels
  • tower cranes
  • lifts, escalators and moving walkways
  • building maintenance units
  • concrete placing units (truck mounted with boom)
  • mobile cranes with a safe working load exceeding 10 tonnes
  • some amusement devices.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $398.00

Application fee per item. Fees for 2022-23    

Renew Renewal All $398.00

Renewal fee per item. Fees for 2022-23

Other resources

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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