Approval of Packaging Design - Tasmania


You will require 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 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)
  • the packaging must satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Approval conditions may be imposed on the:

  • construction of the packaging
  • packing process
  • use or maintenance of a packaging manufactured in accordance with the design.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $162.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval of Packaging Design - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)