You will need this licence if you intend to transport dangerous goods that:
- exceed 500 litres or kilograms for a container
- exceed 3000 litres for an 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 defined 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.