Special Berth Declaration - Western Australia


You will need this declaration if you intend to operate a special berth for unloading:

  • explosives
  • explosive risk substances (containing ammonium nitrate or calcium hypochlorite) in amounts exceeding 30 tonnes.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

An application for a special berth declaration may only be lodged by the harbour master of the port or the berth operator.


5 years


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Special Berth Declaration:

  • explosives - $5127.00
  • non-explosives - $4645.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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Contact details

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