Australian Dangerous Goods Code – Edition 7.7

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The latest edition of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code for road & rail that has been published is edition 7.7. It can be used from now on and will become mandatory from the 1st of October 2021 (please check with your local competent authority, for some States the commencement date could be later than the […]

Lithium batteries meet the definition for ‘dangerous goods’

Lithium batteries in mobile phones and laptops are dangerous goods

Lithium batteries meet the definition for dangerous goods, and they can pose a risk if they are not safely packaged, marked & labelled, handled and documented correctly. Batteries are part of our everyday lives; they provide power to the devices that ‘power our lives’. Lithium batteries have become more and more common, so much so […]

Dangerous Goods Online Training // E-Learning

Online dangerous goods training courses and webinars

With the current state of the world, the use of online tools and programs to share and teach knowledge about dangerous goods, made us aware we had to update our approach to teaching and knowledge sharing. We are happy and proud to announce that the DGM Australia self-paced online training for Dangerous Goods by Air […]

Exportation of goods during COVID-19 human biosecurity period

Coronavirus PPE export rulings

Under regulation 13GI of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 the exportation from Australia of the following goods is prohibited: any of the following equipment that, when worn, is capable of limiting the transmission of organisms to humans: disposable face masks disposable gloves disposable gowns goggles, glasses or eye visors. any of the following disinfectant products: alcohol […]

COVID-19 Update DGM Australia Essential Services

Webinars and online learning for dangerous goods management

DGM Australia will continue to provide essential logistics services, taking into account the current measures imposed. Our classroom training services have been put on hold until further notice; webinar and approved online training solutions (IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations for airfreight and IMDG Code for sea freight) are being offered, to ensure people will be able […]

IATA Dangerous Goods Training

If you’re here then no doubt you’re looking for a dangerous goods course where you’ll receive expert IATA dangerous goods training and certification. Yes, we can help. DGM Australia delivers training programs that ensure a high level of success and a varied course delivery framework. Our IATA training is engaging and practical as well as […]

International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, 2018 Edition Amendment 39-18 Corrigenda December 2019

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published a Corringenda for the Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, 2018 Edition Amendment 39-18. To familiarise yourself with the changes, download the corrigenda HERE Contact Us for any questions about, and assistance with, your dangerous goods by sea.

Lithium Battery Airfreight Guidance 2020

The 2020 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Document is now available for download. Lithium batteries are a commonly used source of energy to power a wide variety of consumer goods, ranging from mobile phones, tablets, laptops, power banks, cars and toys. Lithium batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the  heat and fire risks involved with […]

Dangerous Goods by Sea – IMDG and the MO41

Regularly we experience situations where parties, other than the shipper, create dangerous goods documentation (MO41) for sea freight on behalf of that shipper. When creating and signing the dangerous goods declaration, one signs for compliance in all aspects with the applicable code (the IMDG Code for sea freight) and one will be liable for any […]