You will require this permit if you intend to discharge fireworks on public land. If you will discharge fireworks from private land you need to notify council.
A permit to discharge fireworks authorises the following types of fireworks to be used, depending on the applicants qualifications or experience:
- group display fireworks
- aerial shells
- aerial salutes
- chinese firecrackers
- theatrical fireworks.
Only licensed pyrotechnicians are allowed to handle fireworks. A pyrotechnician must not use Chinese firecrackers, except on behalf of an incorporated association or community group and in connection with cultural, religious or traditional occasion or purpose connected with the association or group which requires the discharge of the fireworks.