You will need this authorisation if you intend to sell, transport, manufacture or import from interstate or overseas an explosive that has not yet been authorised. Any explosives used in Western Australia must be authorised. New formulations of previously authorised explosives require a new authorisation.
The following types of explosives are not required to be authorised:
- model rocket motors
- marine distress flares and signals
- explosives specifically designed and marketed for use in petroleum and geothermal operations for the purpose of well perforation of seismic exploration.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.