Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and Drainage - Australian Government


You are required to comply with this standard if you intend to use or install one of the following products in a plumbing installation:

  • showers
  • dishwashers
  • clothes washing machines
  • lavatory equipment
  • urinal equipment
  • tap equipment
  • flow controllers.

This standard applies to alterations, additions and variations as well as new installations.

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.

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Regulator

Contact details

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

Mailing address: GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6274 2322