Australian Standard AS 1222 Steel Conductors and Stays - Western Australia

Service summary

You must comply with this standard if you are an electricity network operator or electrical contractor and intend to design, construct, commission, operate, maintain or decommission an electricity network.

This standard specifies requirements, tests and methods of construction for bare electrical conductors and stays for overhead power transmission purposes. There are two parts to this standard that you must comply with depending on if the conductors and stays you are working with are constructed of galvanised steel or are steel clad with aluminium (having a minimum aluminium radial thickness of 5% of the nominal diameter of the wire). The two parts are:

  • AS 1222.1 1992 Steel conductors and stays - Bare overhead - Galvanised (SC/GZ)
  • AS 1222.2 1992 Steel conductors and stays - Bare overhead - Aluminium clad (SC/AC).

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

Service type

Code of Practice

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Other resources


Australian Standard AS 1222.1 - 1992 Steel Conductors and Stays - Bare Overhead Galvanized (SC/GZ) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of Commerce

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries
Department of Commerce

Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850


08 6251 1900


1800 678 198


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