Dangerous goods

The Commonwealth government has information on Transport of Dangerous Goods on the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts website at https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/infrastructure-transport-vehicles/transport-strategy-policy/transport-australia/transport-dangerous-goods.


Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS): this is an internationally recognised system of labelling and is incorporated into most work health and safety laws in Australia. For more information, see Safe Work Australia’s website and your state/territory health and safety regulator (SafeWork or WorkSafe in your state or territory) (https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/safety-topic/hazards/chemicals/labelling-hazardous-chemicals).


Work health and safety

Work health and safety, environment and public health laws: see your state or territory contacts

Prohibited Goods - asbestos

Australian Border Force: www.abf.gov.au/asbestos