Tasmanian Electricity Code - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you are involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and / or retail of electricity in Tasmania.

This code provides details for the regulation of the Tasmanian electricity supply industry. The code offers information on the following matters:

  • The regulation of electricity markets;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Electricity system operation and electricity system security;
  • Metering;
  • Connection to the distribution and transmission systems;
  • Supply of electricity to customers;
  • Sale of electricity to customers on the Bass Strait Islands;
  • Safety and environmental codes of practice;
  • Generation, transmission, distribution and retail pricing principles;
  • Access to electricity infrastructure;
  • Principles on which the Regulator is to base any direction, decision or determination;
  • Principles for the separation of accounts and functions within electricity entities;
  • The enforcement of the regulation of pricing;
  • Amendment, revocation and substitution of the code;
  • Administration of the code;
  • Enforcement of the code; and
  • Any other prescribed matter.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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Administering agency

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

Act(s) name

Electricity Supply Industry Act 1995 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Gas and Electricity
Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

Operating address:
Level 3
21 Murray Street
Mailing address:
GPO Box 770


03 61664297

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