Look out for old explosives

QUEENSLAND property owners are reminded to look out for explosives and detonators during clean-up and rebuilding activities following the recent floods.

QUEENSLAND property owners are being reminded to keep a look out for explosives and detonators during clean-up and rebuilding activities following the recent floods.

Discoveries of explosives should be reported directly to the Department of Mines and Energy Explosives Inspectorate.

The collection and destruction of commercial explosives by the Explosives Inspectorate is a free service to the community.

To report the discovery of explosives or for more information, property owners should contact the nearest regional office of the Explosives Inspectorate:

  • Northern Region 4799 7004
  • Central Region 4938 4442
  • Southern Region 3238 3728
  • Emergency contact 1300 739 868

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