Approval of Packaging Design - Tasmania


You will need this approval if you intend to design packaging to be used for transporting dangerous goods on road or rail. This includes:

  • portable tanks
  • multiple-element gas containers (MEGC)
  • tank vehicles
  • pressure receptacles
  • aerosol dispensers
  • intermediate bulk containers (IBC)
  • bulk containers and drums
  • barrels, jerry cans, boxes, bags and composite packaging.

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 approval, the packaging design must:

  • comply with or is permitted by Part 6 of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code)
  • satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Approval time

15 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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