29/4/05 STAR FIREWORKS PTY LTD: was convicted and fined $2 500 plus costs after pleading guilty to a breach of regulation 38 of the Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations 2001. On 16 January 2003, the company, through its director, made a statement that was false. When required under the Regulations to produce sales records for inspection, the company produced records and made statements that understated the number of sales of fireworks by at least 200.
7/4/05 PETER FRANGOULIS (2): was convicted and fined $2 000 plus costs after pleading guilty to breaching sections 21(4), 22(3) and 48(3)(c) of the Explosives Act 1936, and regulations 1.06 and 13.02 of the Explosives Regulations 1996. Mr Frangoulis:
- exceeded the amount of fireworks permitted to be kept at his Oaklands Park premises;
- kept fireworks prohibited by the Governor's proclamation;
- imported explosives into South Australia without providing the required notification; and
- allowed welding repairs to be carried out on a magazine at Golden Grove, when all explosives had not been removed.
24/3/05 UWE ZAHRADNIK: was convicted and fined $600 after pleading guilty to a breach of regulation 17 & 31 and p 8(3) of Schedule 2 of the Explosives (Fireworks) regulations 2001 for failing to comply with a condition of a pyrotechnician's licence.
On the 29 February 2004, a fireworks display was prepared and conducted at Para Vista using ground effect fireworks.
The defendant failed to ensure that spectators were 40 metres or more from the point at which the fireworks were ignited.
20/2/04 BRAD JOHN MITCHELL: was convicted and fined $350 after pleading guilty to a breach of r 1.06 and 13.03(a) of the Explosives Regulations 1996. On 13 December 2001, Mr Mitchell failed to give at least two clear working days notice in writing to the Chief Inspector of a consignment of fireworks coming into the state.
10/12/02 RONALD FEIST: Was convicted and fined $1,500 after pleading guilty to breaching regulations 1.06 and 13.02 (b) of the Explosives Regulations 1996, and of s 22(3) of the Explosives Act 1936. Mr Fiest;
- failed to give at least two clear working days notice in writing to the Chief Inspector of a consignment of fireworks coming into the state
- failed to comply with a condition of his license to store explosives.
7/6/02 PETER FRANGOULIS: Was convicted and fined $1,300 plus costs for importing explosives into South Australia on three occasions without providing the required notification and for arranging to have delivered (through importation) fireworks that are prohibited by Governor's proclamation.
20/2/2002 STAR FIREWORKS PTY LTD, MICHAEL PALMER & MATHEW PALMER: Were convicted and fined a total of $3 850 plus costs for importing into South Australia 58,000 kgs of fireworks without notification over eighteen months and importing 700 kgs of a prohibited explosive.
Michael Palmer (Company Director of Star Fireworks) was convicted and fined $400 for failure to comply with a proclamation.
Mathew Palmer (Company Director of Star Fireworks) was convicted and fined $250 for failure to comply with a proclamation.
20/12/2001 Majestic Fireworks Pty Ltd and Benjamin Wannan: Majestic Fireworks were convicted and fined $5 400 plus costs for keeping explosives (fireworks) on premises not licensed for such storage.
Mr Benjamin Wannan was convicted and fined $175 plus costs for supplying explosives (fireworks) to three persons who did not have permits to purchase fireworks. He was further directed to pay $500 in general costs incurred through sittings adjourned because of his non-attendance.
9/2/2000 Mr Peter Temnoff: Was convicted and fined $650 for a breach Section 23 of the Explosives Act. In June 1999 more that 200 kilograms of fireworks in the front room of a private house at Queenstown was discovered. The fireworks bought were outside the limits of his shopgoods fireworks permit.