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Find a public weighbridge 

Public weighbridges are open for public use for a charge under the National Measurement Act 1960.

Weighbridges determine the mass of a vehicle, including prime movers and connected trailers.

They are used to weigh goods like farm produce, agricultural products, scrap metal and landscape materials weighing over 3 tonnes.

Locate your nearest public weighbridge

Public weighbridge locations

Download the full list of public weighbridge locations.

Measurement ticket

A public weighing is recorded on a measurement ticket.

The mass listed on the measurement ticket can include:

  • gross mass, the mass of the vehicle including the load
  • tare mass, the mass of the vehicle prior to being loaded
  • net mass, the subtraction of the tare mass from the gross mass.