Dangerous goods

Dangerous goods policy

Dream Home Removalists take moving house safety seriously.

Do not pack dangerous goods such as corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising or water-reactive goods.

No flammable liquids or hazardous items including gas bottles lighters and batteries.

dangerous goods

Prohibited moving items include:

Ammonium Nitrate – Calcium Hypochlorite – Hydrogen – Peroxide – Sodium Nitrate

Caustic Soda – Hydrochloric Acid – Oxides – Sulphuric Acid

Detergents – Detergents – Liquid Polishes – Pesticides – Pesticides – Pesticides – Any item with visible signs of mould

Aerosol Cans – Car Batteries – Chemistry Sets – Fire Extinguishers – Firearms – Gas Cylinders – Home Soft Drink Makers – Igniters – Life Rafts – Pressurised Vessels – Propane Tanks – Scuba Tanks – Spear Guns – Paints – Paint thinners – Methylated spirits -Turpentine – Petrol – Diesel – Kerosene – Swimming pool treatments

Exceptions to Moving Dangerous Goods

  • LPG Gas Bottles. LPG bottles can be moved provided they are completely empty and have been purged with a certificate attached. Moving safely means LPG gas bottles must be completely empty and packed a safe distance away from ignition sources.
  • Lawn Mowers and Gardening Equipment. To be moved safely, motorised machinery must be emptied of all fuel and oil (state restrictions apply).
  • Scuba Tanks. Moving these dangerous goods is possible, provided that scuba tanks are completely empty and valves are either open or removed
  • Fire extinguishers, heaters and lamps must be emptied of fuel using appropriate method.
  • Guns. Some weapons (such as replicas, air rifles and non-automatic hand guns) can be safely moved if the firing mechanism and any live ammunition is removed.


Don’t take a chance if you’re unsure about dangerous goods or prohibited substances.