Explosives and fireworks

Find out about the explosives and fireworks industries in Queensland, including licensing requirements.

Forms are going digital

All (new) explosives licence application forms are now digital. Find out more, including attachments and processing.


Safety notices

Access the full list of alerts, bulletins and notices.

How explosives are used in Queensland

Read about the explosives industry in Queensland, including how explosives are used.

Explosives laws and the Explosives Inspectorate

Read about explosives legislation in Queensland, exempt explosives and the role of the Explosives Inspectorate.

Licensing and other requirements

Find out about licensing requirements, and other requirements, for the use of explosives and fireworks in Queensland.

Explosives safety and security

Find out about explosives safety and security requirements in Queensland.

Explosives and fireworks safety for consumers

Learn about the hazards and management of explosives and fireworks.

Updates from the Explosives Inspectorate

Subscribe to news updates from the Explosives Inspectorate to stay up-to-date about developments affecting the explosives sector in Queensland.

Forms and fees for fireworks and explosives

Find your application forms and fees for fireworks and explosives licences and notifications.