You will need this licence if you intend to drive a road vehicle that is carrying quantities of dangerous goods that:
- exceed 500 litres or kilograms for a container
- exceed 3000 litres for a single Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) or total capacity of IBCs, not filled or emptied on the vehicle
- are a risk category 3 load for Class 1 goods (explosives).
Dangerous goods are outlined in the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code). Dangerous goods include flammable liquids and solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion, and toxic substances.