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Published:01 Oct 2005
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What it contains
Governments across Australia have agreed to better control SSAN, or mixtures containing more than 45% ammonium nitrate, to reduce the risk of terrorists accessing SSAN. This document outlines changes to dangerous goods regulations to ban the misuse of SSAN. It explains:
what has changed
why it has changed
the new system for agricultural, transport and retail sectors
how changes will be enforced
how to get a licence
Please note the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Amendment (Notification) Regulations 2021 came into effect on 1 July 2021 (Amended Notification Regulations).
This information has not yet been updated to reflect the changes introduced by the Amended Notification Regulations. Complying with the guidance after 1 July 2021 may not necessarily mean compliance with a duty under the Amended Notification Regulations. Information on the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and associated regulations can be found on