Fireworks displays - notification requirements
You must notify us before you conduct a fireworks display. You must also give notice after a display, including information about any malfunction or incident that occurred during the display.
This page explains how to meet your notification obligations under Queensland explosives legislation.
Note: Fireworks displays can only be conducted by authorised fireworks contractors. If you are not a fireworks contractor you cannot conduct a display in Queensland.
Who this applies to
- Fireworks contractor for a fireworks display
- Display host for a fireworks display
How to lodge your notices
The table below shows what you need to submit and how to do it. If you need more help refer to the:
- legislation (references in the tables below)
- guide to submitting a display site plan for a fireworks notification (PDF, 297KB)
- requirements of fireworks contractors and operators
- Queensland code of practice: Control of outdoor fireworks displays (PDF, 1.4MB).
|Report/notice and legislation||When to lodge||How to lodge|
Notice (by fireworks contractor) of proposed fireworks display|
(ER1 s. 169)
|At least 7 days before the display||Submit online using the Fireworks display notification form|
Notice (by fireworks contractor) after fireworks display|
(ER s. 171)
|Within 7 days after the display||Submit online using the Fireworks post display notification form|