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Importing and exporting explosives

You must not import explosives or export explosives into Queensland unless you have the appropriate authority.

This guide explains how to apply for a Queensland authority to import or export explosives and your obligations as a licence or permit holder. It also includes information on transhipment of explosives.

You should ensure you contact the Department of Home Affairs for any further requirements for importing and exporting explosives.