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Work health and safety licences

What licence do I need?

Information on the different classes of high risk work licences.

Apply, renew or replace licences

How to apply for, renew or replace your HRW / asbestos / demolition / general construction licence.

Licence fees

Check the fees for high risk work and major hazard facility licences.

Change your contact details

Update your contact details online if you have changed your postal address since your HRW licence was issued.

When don't I need a licence?

Check when you don’t need a high risk work licence to carry out high risk work, and what occupational licences are now discontinued.

Interstate licences

Information on interstate licences and renewing your interstate licence in Queensland.

Update your existing paper based certificate

Check how you can update and convert your old paper based certificate into a renewable photographic licence for high risk work (HRW).

High Risk Work Online Register

This search will confirm the licence status of a Queensland High Risk Work licence (HRWL).

Appealing a licensing decision

You are allowed to seek a review of the decision or appeal if you are refused a licence or have conditions or restrictions are placed on your licence.

Last updated
14 February 2017

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