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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 such as farm produce, agricultural products, scrap metal and landscape materials weighing over 3 tonnes.

Measurement ticket

A public weighing is recorded on a measurement ticket [126KB PDF].

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

Public weighbridge locations

Download the full list of public weighbridge locations [30KB XLSX] [145KB PDF].

Interactive map

Use the interactive public weighbridge locations map below or view the full screen map version on

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Contact us

  • Email tmlicensees [at]
  • Phone 1300 686 664 and select option 2

Last updated: 6 April 2022

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