Updates from the Explosives Inspectorate
The Explosives Inspectorate regularly publishes updates about developments affecting the explosives industry in Queensland.
These updates are sent to current licence and authorisation holders.
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- 6 Oct 2021: EOI – Participation in Working Group on Misfires
- 6 Oct 2021: Managing heat exposure
- 23 Sept 2021: Transitional security clearance arrangements for employees end on 1 February 2022
- 17 Sept 2021: Safety Alert 103: Ignition of fuel-air mixture from mobile processing unit discharge auger
- 30 June 2021: Regulatory and other explosives fees for financial year 2021–22
- 21 May 2021: Update – Principal Inspector of Explosives South Region
- 19 Mar 2021: Important notice – notification of significant delays to security clearance processing
- 29 Jan 2021: Important notice – explosives driver licences
- 15 Jan 2021: Safety Alert 102: Unsafe transport of fireworks in a passenger vehicle
- 26 Nov 2020: Transitional arrangements for explosives driver licences end on 1 February 2021
- 9 Oct 2020: Updated contact details for Queensland Explosives Inspectorate
- 4 Sep 2020: Update on recent amendments to the Explosives Regulation 2017
- 12 Aug 2020: Ammonium nitrate explosion at Port of Beirut
- 4 Aug 2020: Cheque payments to RSHQ
- 4 Aug 2020: Significant non-compliance in reporting of explosives incidents
- 5 May 2020: Changes to the requirements for the notification of explosives incidents
- 1 Feb 2020: IMPORTANT: Information for security sensitive authority holders
- 1 Feb 2020: Reminder to all listed corporations to nominate a responsible person by 1 April 2020
- 31 Jan 2020: Individual holders of a licence to collect ammunition will be required to provide a passport photo after 1 February 2020
- 31 Jan 2020: Government magazine access card holders will be required to hold a security clearance
- 15 Jan 2020: Listed corporations must nominate a responsible person after 1 February 2020
- 13 Jan 2020: Security plan requirements
- 8 Jan 2020: Explanation of 'unsupervised access' for security sensitive explosives
2020 Year in review webinar
In December 2020, the Explosives Inspectorate hosted a year in review webinar, presenting on topics affecting the explosives industry and the challenges of the future .
Watch the 2020 Year in review webinar recording.
Read the questions and answers asked during the webinar.
- Access reports of incidents involving explosives in Queensland.
- Read safety alerts, security alerts and information bulletins for warnings of potential hazards and advice on legislative requirements.
- Read about our regulatory performance framework and access regulatory activity data.
- Last reviewed: 16 Dec 2019
- Last updated: 5 Apr 2022