Significant incident and complaint reports

Below are summaries of all reported explosives incidents and complaints in Queensland since 2005. These include a report for each month of the current year and a compiled report for each year since 2005.

Incidents are categorised by safety and security for the various explosives industry sectors.

Investigative reports

Angellala Creek ammonium nitrate explosion

On Friday 5 September 2014 a road train carrying 52 tonnes of ammonium nitrate was involved in a single vehicle accident on the Mitchell Highway at Angellala Creek, approximately 30km south of Charleville in Queensland, Australia. The Explosives Inspectorate from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines has conducted a thorough investigation into the nature and cause of the explosion. In the interest of public safety an investigation report has been released.

Read more about the Angellala Creek significant incident investigation.

2018 reports 

October 2018 (PDF, 153.7KB)

September 2018 (PDF, 524.6KB)

August 2018 (PDF, 493.8KB)

July 2018 (PDF, 549.2KB)

June 2018 (PDF, 612.2KB)

May 2018 (PDF, 555.8KB)

April 2018 (PDF, 553.9KB)

March 2018 (PDF, 622.6KB)

February 2018 (PDF, 549.6KB)

January 2018 (PDF, 509.5KB)

Reports from previous years 

2017 report (PDF, 2.4MB)

2016 report (PDF, 1.8MB)

2015 report (PDF, 4.4MB)

2014 report (PDF, 4.2MB)

2013 report (PDF, 2.1MB)

2012 report (PDF, 606.0KB)

2011 report (PDF, 857.7KB)

2010 report (PDF, 716.4KB)

2009 report (PDF, 410.4KB)

2008 report (PDF, 424.1KB)

2007 report (PDF, 474.7KB)

2006 report (PDF, 356.8KB)

2005 report (PDF, 565.2KB)

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