Australian Standard AS 2030.1-1999: The Verification, Filling, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Cylinders for Storage and Transport of Compressed Gases - Cylinders for Compressed Gases other than Acetylene - Australian Government


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 2030.1-2009 and AS 2030.5-2009.

You may be required to comply with these standards if you intend to apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.

A RAC industry permit means any of the following:

  • refrigerant handling licence
  • refrigerant trading authorisation
  • RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation
  • halon special permit
  • restricted refrigerant trading authorisation.

To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.

These standards specify requirements for the usage of cylinders for compressed gases other than acetylene exceeding 0.1 kg, but not exceeding 3000 kg water capacity.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Australian Refrigeration Council

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