Electricity is regulated at Federal, State and Territory levels. We’ve collated a page of useful links to easily access Regulations, Codes of Practice, Safe Approach Distances, key stakeholders and other useful reference information. 

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National

Industry bodies  

ENA

www.ena.asn.au

E-Oz

www.e-oz.com.au

NECA

neca.asn.au

CEC

www.cleanenergycouncil.org.au

AEMC

www.aemc.gov.au

AEMO

www.aemo.com.au

Dial before you Dig

www.1100.com.au

 

Victoria

Electrical Regulator

ESV

www.esv.vic.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

WorkSafe

www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

Industry bodies

VESI

www.vesi.com.au

Electricity Act

VIC ESV Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

VIC ESV Electricity Regulations

Code of Practice

VIC ESV Code of Practice (Blue Book)
VIC VESI Code of Practice (Green Book)
VIC ESV Code of Practice (Orange Book)

Safe approach distances

VIC ESV Safe Approach Distances (Blue Book)

No go zones

VIC ESV - No Go Zones

WHS Act

VIC Worksafe Laws and Regulations Act

Transmission company

AusNet Services

www.ausnetservices.com.au

Distribution companies

Citipower

www.citipower.com.au

 

Powercor

www.powercor.com.au

 

AusNet Services

www.ausnetservices.com.au

 

Jemena

www.jemena.com.au

 

United Energy

www.unitedenergy.com.au

New South Wales

Electrical Regulator

Industry and Investment NSW

www.trade.nsw.gov.au/energy

WorkCover NSW

www.workcover.nsw.gov.au

Office of Fair Trading NSW

www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

SafeWork NSW

www.safework.nsw.gov.au

Industry bodies

 

 

Electricity Act

NSW Legislation Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

NSW Legislation Electricity Regulations

Code of Practice

NSW Resource and Energy Code of Practice

Safe approach distances

NSW WorkCover Safe Approach Distances

No go zones

NSW WorkCover No Go Zones

WHS Act

NSW WorkCover WHS Act

Transmission company

TransGrid

www.transgrid.com.au

Distribution companies

Endeavour Energy

www.endeavourenergy.com.au

 

Essential Energy

www.essentialenergy.com.au

 

Ausgrid

www.ausgrid.com.au

 

ActewAGL

www.actewagl.com.au

Queensland

Electrical Regulator

Electrical Safety Office

www.justice.qld.gov.au

Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS)

www.dews.qld.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Office of Industrial Relations

www.worksafe.qld.gov.au

Industry bodies

 

 

Electricity Act

QLD WorkCover Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

QLD Legislation Electricity Regulations

Code of Practice

QLD WorkSafe Code of Practice

Safe approach distances

QLD WorkSafe Safe Approach Distances

No go zones

QLD WorkSafe No Go Zones

WHS Act

QLD WorkSafe WHS Act

Transmission company

Powerlink Queensland

www.powerlink.com.au

Distribution companies

ENERGEX

www.energex.com.au

 

Ergon Energy

www.ergon.com.au

 

Essential Energy

www.essentialenergy.com

South Australia

Electrical Regulator

Office of Consumer and Business Services

www.cbs.sa.gov.au

Office of the Technical Regulator

www.technicalregulator.sa.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

SafeWork SA

www.safework.sa.gov.au

Industry bodies

ESCOSA

www.escosa.sa.gov.au

Electricity Act

SA Legislation Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

SA Legislation Electricity Regulations

Code of Practice

SA ESCOSA Code of Practice

Safe approach distances

SA Legislation Safe Approach Distances

No go zones

NT Work Safe

WHS Act

SA Legislation WHS Act

Transmission company

ElectraNet

www.electranet.com.au

Distribution companies

SA Power Networks

www.sapowernetworks.com.au

 

Northern Territory

Electrical Regulator

NT WorkSafe

www.worksafe.nt.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

NT WorkSafe

www.worksafe.nt.gov.au

Industry bodies

 

 Utilities Commission

Electricity Act

NT Legislation

Electricity Regulations

www.utilicom.nt.gov.au/Legistlation/Pages/default.aspx

Code of Practice

www.utilicom.nt.gov.au/Electricity/conduct/Pages/default.aspx

Safe approach distances

NT Legislation Safe Approach Distances

No go zones

NT Work Safe

WHS Act

Vegetation Worker Electrical Safety

Transmission company

Jacana Energy

www.jacanenergy.com.au

Distribution companies

Jacana Energy

www.jacanenergy.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Australia

Electrical Regulator

EnergySafety

www.commerce.wa.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

WorkSafe WA

www.commerce.wa.gov.au/WorkSafe/

Industry bodies

 

 

Electricity Act

WA SLP Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

WA SLP Electricity Regulations SLP

Code of Practice

Vegetation Worker Electrical Safety

Inspectors Electricity

Safe approach distances

 Guidelines for the safe management of high voltage (HV) installations

No go zones

 Guidelines for the safe management of high voltage (HV) installations

WHS Act

WA Commerce WHS Act

Transmission company

Western Power

www.westernpower.com.au

Horizon Power

www.horizionpower.com.au

Distribution companies

Synergy

www.synergy.net.au

 

Horizon Power

www.horizionpower.com.au

 

Australian Capital Territory

Electrical Regulator

ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA)

www.actpla.act.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

 

 

Industry bodies

 

 

Electricity Act

 

Electricity Regulations

 

Code of Practice

 

Safe approach distances

 

No go zones

 

WHS Act

 

Transmission company

TransGrid

www.transgrid.com.au

Distribution companies

ActewAGL

www.actewagl.com.au

 

Tasmania

Electrical Regulator

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

www.economicregulator.tas.gov.au

Safe work Regulator

WorkSafe Tasmania

www.workSafe.tas.gov.au

Industry bodies

 

 

Electricity Act

TAS The Law Electricity Act

Electricity Regulations

 

Code of Practice

TAS Energy Regulator Code of Practice

Safe approach distances

 

No go zones

TAS TasNetworks No Go Zones

WHS Act

TAS WorkSafe WHS Act

Transmission company

TasNetworks

www.tasnetworks.com.au

Distribution companies

TasNetworks

www.tasnetworks.com.au