Notifying import of explosives or security risk substances into Western Australia

Export explosives or security risk substance from WA - notice form - 304 Kb

This notice is to be used for exports of explosives or SRS.

When is this notice used?

This notice is to be used when importing explosives or security risk substances to 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 for delivery to different consignees upon arrival in Western Australia.

Who is responsible?

Only the holder of a current explosives or security risk substance import/export licence can export the explosives or security risk substances.

How long must records of import be retained?

Licence holders must retain:

  • records of all imported explosives for two years after the date of import
  • copies of all import notices for security risk substances for five years after the date of import.

Required information

The licence holder must provide a material safety data sheet (MSDS) for all explosives and security risk substances 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 risk substances.

Lodgement of notice

The completed and signed notice and certificate (if required) can be mailed to

Resources Safety
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth WA 6004

Or lodged in person at Resources Safety, 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004.

This notice must be lodged by the licence holder with Resources Safety at least 7 days prior to the date of expected arrival.

Related information

Other guidance

Overview of security sensitive ammoniumnitrate regulations - information sheet - 290 Kb

This document is for guidance only and the definitive statutory requirements are contained in the Dangerous Goods Safety (Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate) Regulations 2007 (the Regulations).

Amendments to the Explosives and Security Risk Substances Regulations (effective 1 January 2014) - information sheet - 135 Kb

This information sheet explains the main amendments in effect from 1 January 2014 under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (Explosives Regulations) and Dangerous Goods Safety (SRS) Regulations 2007 (SRS Regulations).

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.

Applicable legislation

Contact
For any enquiries please contact Dangerous Goods Licensing:
Phone: (08) 9358 8001
Email: cso@dmp.wa.gov.au