Transport of Explosives

Requirements for the transport of explosives are regulated by the States and Territories. Details are contained in the Australian Explosives Code 3rd Edition. Further information and a copy of the Code can be accessed at:

Australian Government Explosives Ordnance

The Department of Defence has the legislative responsibility for transport, storage and handling of federal explosives ordnance in accordance with the Explosives Act 1961 and the Explosives Transport Regulations 2002. (For further information contact: Mr Tony Robson at:


Last Updated: 21 July, 2014