Requirements: Fireworks display locations
Not every location is suited for a fireworks display, and most urban properties will be unable to meet the minimum ‘safe firing distances’ required. You can use thelist.tas.gov.au to obtain accurate distances.
‘Safe firing distances’ for Type 2 ‘Cracker Night’ Fireworks Permit
Application for a permit will be refused if not met
Aerial fireworks trajectory:
‘Protected works’ outside the immediate venue for the display:
Tent, marquee or similar shelter
Designated spectator area:
Unless approval from the ‘owner’ or ‘responsible authority’ has been obtained:
Some locations may be unsuitable for a fireworks display because a display could cause significant risks to the surrounding environment.
Before making an application, you should be aware of your 'display site' surroundings and communicate with neighbouring property owners to identify any specific risks. You can use thelist.tas.gov.au to obtain accurate distances.
Any decisions made by the Secretary, including the issuing of a fireworks display permit can be appealed to the Magistrate’s Court (Administrative Appeals Division).
‘Sensitive areas’ for Type 2 ‘Cracker Night’ Fireworks Permit
Application for a permit could be refused if not met
Suburbs with concentration of private horse ownership and previous community complaints:
Significant risk to livestock:
Significant risk to native animals: