Packaging Design Approval - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to design packaging to be used for transporting dangerous goods on road or rail. This includes:

  • portable tanks
  • multiple-element gas containers (MEGC)
  • tank vehicles
  • pressure receptacles
  • aerosol dispensers
  • intermediate bulk containers (IBC)
  • bulk containers and drums
  • barrels, jerry cans, boxes, bags and composite packaging.

The agency recommends that you contact them before submitting an application.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, the packaging design must:

  • comply with or is permitted by Part 6 of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code)
  • satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $340.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $340.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Road and Rail Transport of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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