Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical Installations - Victoria

Service summary

This Standard applies to electricity network operators and employees involved in design, installation, maintenance and management.

This Standard is also known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules. All electric lines should comply with the minimum clearance requirements set out in this Standard.

These requirements are intended to protect persons, livestock, and property from electric shock, fire and physical injury hazards that may arise from an electrical installation that is used with reasonable care and with due regard to the intended purpose of the electrical installation.

This Standard has two parts. Part 1 provides uniform essential elements that constitute the minimum regulatory requirements for a safe electrical installation. Part 2 provides installation practices that achieve certainty of compliance with the essential safety requirements of Part 1.

The legislation adopts this Standard as amended from time to time. Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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

Electricity Safety Act 1998 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Safety (Bushfire Mitigation) Regulations 2013 (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

Phone:

1800 652 563
info@esv.vic.gov.au

Website:

http://www.esv.vic.gov.au Opens in a new browser window

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