Authorisation of an Explosive - Tasmania


You will need this authorisation if you intend to possess unauthorised explosives. Unauthorised explosives are explosives that have not been previously authorised for use. Unauthorised explosives are not to be handled unless they are authorised.

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 authorisation, the explosive:

  • has or could have a legitimate use in Tasmania
  • can be made available or tested for such use
  • can be, with appropriate safeguards, safely handled.


Ongoing unless it is cancelled.


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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Licensing Fees - Explosives (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulations 2012 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.