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Looking down the barrell #64

By Keith Lewis “A Decade Later Pyrotechnics & Fireworks Operators are in demand “ Hello all ‘Stage Whisper’ readers, many of you may be reading this column which is now reappearing a decade later, since #63 was last published in … Continue reading

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Fire, Smoke ‘n’ Air

“Pyrotechnic Stage Effects” are once again under the gun from the authorities with the issue of “One Day Licenses” no longer being available, this means that the use and application of pyrotechnic stage effects can now only be conducted by … Continue reading

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Do you know your legal obligations?

Legal obligations Are you the: Owner – Director – Proprietor – Lessee – Partner – Manager – Event Co-ordinator involved in a business or have premises that have permitted or allowed Pyrotechnics / Fireworks / Crackers of any size and/or … Continue reading

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SMOKE ‘n’ AIR ‘n’ FIRE – With Keith Lewis

“SENSITIVE NEW AGE KILLER” is a classic example of the application of special effects that may be used not only in films, but also stage and theatrical productions. For the aspiring special effect person we strongly recommend that seeing this … Continue reading

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LOOKING DOWN THE BARREL #52 – “By Keith Lewis

Australia is once again being recognized as the “Hollywood” of the world, with the last few years spawning an incredible range of productions and attracting many of the worlds most famous and leading international stars. A recent release of a … Continue reading

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SMOKE ‘N’ AIR ‘N’ FIRE With Keith Lewis

So! You are proposing to hold a function but you don’t know what is available or where to get it. Well – Help Is On It’s Way with “Crack-A-Jack” our new appointed licensing group has just held it’s inaugural meeting … Continue reading

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“LOOKING DOWN THE BARRELL” WITH KEITH LEWIS #1

DANGEROUS GOODS (EXPLOSIVES) REGULATIONS 11 YEARS DOWN THE TRACK the last publication “DANGEROUS GOODS (EXPLOSIVES) REGULATIONS 2011” is now available having undergone some major changes, alteration and amendments superseding “DANGEROUS GOODS (EXPLOSIVES) REGULATIONS 2000” the new Regulations became effective on … Continue reading

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“Fire, Smoke ‘n’ Air”

“Pyrotechnic Stage Effects” and “Cracker” One Day Licenses are now no longer available which means that the use and application of pyrotechnic stage effects or the discharge of Crackers can now only be conducted by a duly licensed Pyrotechnician with … Continue reading

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