You will need this licence if you operate as a prime contractor and you intend to transport explosives by road, rail or water. A prime contractor is a person who is responsible for conducting a business involving the transport of explosives.
You may not need this licence if you solely intend to transport certain explosives including:
- emergency devices
- cartridges for safety devices or nail guns
- ammunition, ammunition propellant and black powder
- model rocket motors.
You will not need this licence if your transport activities are authorised by a shotfiring, fireworks, or explosives manufacture (MPU) licence, or if you hold an equivalent licence to transport explosives issued in another State or Territory of Australia.
There is no limit on the number of vehicles that may be included under your licence and specific details of individual vehicles are not required.
The Agency recommends the use of an accredited dangerous goods consultant to prepare and submit your application.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.