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Explosives Inspectorate

24-hour Explosives Hotline: 1300 739 868

Emergency response service and emergency complaints

  • To make a complaint concerning immediate and urgent matters involving explosives (including fireworks and blasting) contact your local police.
  • To report an accident or emergency contact the Explosives Hotline 1300 739 868.

General enquiries

For general enquiries for any explosives related matter call 07 3199 8023 during business hours.

Licensing: Explosives Inspectorate

Contact head office licensing team about all licence renewals, security clearances and explosive authorisations.

Level 19
275 George Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

GPO Box 1321
Brisbane QLD 4001

Phone: (07) 3199 8023
Email: explicensing@rshq.qld.gov.au

Regional licensing

Contact your regional licensing officer about all new licences, licence amendments and notifications (e.g. blasting, import, export, fireworks).

South region: Brisbane

Level 19
275 George Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

GPO Box 1321
Brisbane QLD 4001

Phone: (07) 3330 4171
Email: explicensing@rshq.qld.gov.au

North region: Rockhampton

25 Yeppoon Road
Parkhurst QLD 4701

PO Box 3221 Red Hill
Rockhampton QLD 4701

Phone: (07) 4936 0187
Fax: (07) 4936 4805
Email: explicensing@rshq.qld.gov.au

Government magazines

Contact your relevant government magazine to discuss storage or other explosives activities.

Helidon

Phone: (07) 4612 9400
Fax: (07) 4612 9412
Email: HelidonGER@rshq.qld.gov.au

Bajool

Phone: (07) 4934 6173
Fax: (07) 4934 6171
Email: BajoolGER@rshq.qld.gov.au

Brookhill and Queerah

Phone: 0419 756 069
Fax: (07) 4055 4250
Email: explicensing@rshq.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 17 Aug 2020