Queensland fireworks complaints

Warning: Never handle fireworks, whether used or unused.

Unauthorised fireworks have been illegal in Queensland since 1972 because they are unsafe for users and the community. Only licensed fireworks contractors can legally conduct fireworks displays.

For emergencies involving serious injury, accident, crime, or that require urgent medical help — call 000 immediately.

Before lodging your complaint:

If you are in possession of unauthorised fireworks, you can contact us 1300 739 868 to arrange a penalty-free surrender.

Type of Event

Did you receive prior notification (e.g. letterbox flyer)

Fireworks display details

Date *

Reason for your complaint

Select any that apply.

Do you know if fireworks have been used previously at this location?


Have you reported your concerns about this fireworks display to anyone else? If yes, select any that apply.

Your contact details

We encourage you to provide contact details to help us with follow up investigations, we will not share your details with the alleged offender/s. If you choose not to provide your details, we are very limited in any action we can take.

Do you consent to providing your details for us to follow up with you for more information?

* Mandatory if you consent to providing your contact details.

Preferred contact *

Additional information

Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

Upload attachments

Please upload any relevant attachments (e.g. photographs, maps). Maximum of 2 attachments, with maximum file size 5MB per attachment.

Declaration *

I understand that all information supplied on or with this application form may be disclosed publicly in accordance with the Right to Information Act 2009, the Information Privacy Act 2009 or the Evidence Act 1977.

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