When is this notice used?
This notice is to be used when exporting explosives or security sensitive ammonium nitrate from Western Australia.
The export notice must be lodged by the licence holder with Resources Safety at least 7 days prior to the date of expected departure of the goods.
Lodge separate notices if explosives and security risk substances are included in the same shipment.
Who is responsible?
Only the holder of a current explosives or security sensitive ammonium nitrate import/export licence can export the explosives or security risk substances.
How long must records of export be retained?
Licence holders must retain:
- records of all exported explosives for two years after the date of export
- copies of all export notices for security sensitive ammonium nitrate for five years after the date of export.
The licence holder must provide a material safety data sheet (MSDS) for all explosives and security sensitive ammonium nitrate detailed in the notice.
The department’s Chief Dangerous Goods Officer may require a certificate of analysis (signed by the licence holder) for any security sensitive ammonium nitrate.
Refer to r.19 of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate) Regulations 2007.
Lodgement of notice
The completed and signed notice and certificate (if required) can be mailed to:
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth WA 6004
Or lodged in person
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth WA 6004
The notice must be lodged by the licence holder with Resources Safety at least 7 days prior to the date of expected departure.
Explosives transported by water
The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code can be purchased from the International Maritime Organisation.
Explosives transported by air
The Dangerous Goods Regulations can be purchased from the International Air Transport Association.
For any enquiries please contact Dangerous Goods Licensing:
Phone: (08) 9358 8001