If you intend to hold a fireworks display you will require this permit. There are three types of permit:
- 'Type 2' permit - to celebrate Commonwealth Day (Cracker Night)
- Pyrotechnician Permit - for outdoor fireworks displays
- Theatrical Permit - for indoor fireworks displays.
Cracker Night occurs annually on 24th May. If this date is not a Saturday, the following Saturday will apply. Anyone 18 years or older can apply for a permit.
All other firework displays must be:
- conducted by a pyrotechnician (person who holds a shot-firing permit with a pyrotechnics endorsement)
- be for an approved purpose ??? includes New Year's Eve celebration, finale to major agricultural, sporting or recreation event, opening or anniversary of a major commercial enterprise, school and community fairs, opening or anniversary of a major commercial enterprise and Australia Day celebration.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.