AS / NZS 5601 Gas Installations - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to comply with this standard if you work as a gas fitter or plumber. There are two parts to this standard which specify the requirements for consumer piping, flueing, ventilation and appliance installations which are associated with the use or intended use of fuel gases such as:

  • Town gas;
  • Natural gas;
  • Liquefied petroleum gas in the vapour phase;
  • Tempered liquefied petroleum gas;
  • Simulated natural gas; or
  • Any similar substance.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All AS/NZS 5601 Gas Installations (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 2000 ACT

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate

Planning and Land Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Licensing Unit

Planning and Land Authority

Environment and Planning Directorate

Operating address: Ground Floor South, Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62071923
Fax: 02 62071925