Australian Standard AS 4564 Specification for General Purpose Natural Gas - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this standard if you wish to supply natural gas through a transmission or distribution pipeline.

This standard outlines the prescribed standard of quality for natural gas conveyed through a transmission pipeline or a distribution pipeline. It sets out requirements that ensure that general purpose natural gas that is transported and supplied is safe for use in natural gas appliances and equipment and for use as fuel in natural gas vehicles.

The specification applies to natural gas:

  • from petroleum, landfill, biogas, coal seam and other sources where these sources provide gas for direct or blended supply on a commercial basis through supply systems serving general purpose customers
  • transported and supplied to users for use in natural gas appliances and equipment complying with the relevant Standards. This includes natural gas powered vehicles, natural gas compressors and refuelling facilities.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Administering agency

Energy Safe Victoria

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 1997 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Gas Safety (Gas Quality) Regulations 2007 (Victoria)

Contact details

Energy Safe Victoria

Operating address:
Level 5, Building 2
4 Riverside Quay
Southbank Victoria 3006
Mailing address:
PO Box 262
Collins Street West Victoria 8007


1800 652 563


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