Oil Code of Conduct - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to sell, supply or purchase petroleum products, such as unleaded petrol and diesel.

The Oil Code regulates the conduct of the suppliers, distributors and retailers in the petroleum marketing industry. The code provides:

  • standard contractual terms and conditions for re-selling agreements between wholesale suppliers and retailers
  • a national approach to terminal gate pricing arrangements
  • a low-cost, alternative dispute resolution scheme.

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 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

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Competition and Consumer (Industry Code - Oil) Regulations 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Infrastructure Regulation Division

Contact details

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Infrastructure Regulation Division

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Operating address: 23 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 3131
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Toll Free: 1300 302 021
Phone: 02 6243 1111