Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail - 3rd Edition - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to transport explosives by road or rail.

This code sets out requirements that apply to the land transport of explosives by road and rail in Australia. The code provides a listing of explosives, along with standardised safety requirements such as, packing instructions, requirements for vehicles, stowage provisions and security measures.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Dangerous Goods Safety (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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