Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code) - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this code if you work in any field where potentially dangerous goods are used, stored, handled or transported.

The code sets out mandatory technical requirements and guidelines for the land transport of dangerous goods, including dangerous substances. Dangerous substances include:

  • combustible liquids
  • hazardous substances.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road Transport) Act 2009 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Road Transport) Regulation 2010 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Contact details

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