Distribution authority - Queensland


You will require this authority if you intend to supply electricity using a supply network in Queensland. This authority only allow you to provide electricity in the distribution area stated in the licence.

A distribution area is stated in the distribution authority as to the supply area where the electricity is permitted to be distributed.

Please contact your local authority for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please use the contact details for information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1760.00 Application fee
Apply Licence All $18977.00 Annual fee for licence.
Transfer Transfer All $163.30 Transfer of authority or special approval

Approval time

Up to 120 days.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Energy Networks and Regulation

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Mailing address: PO BOX 15216
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 43 87
Website: Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (Opens in new window)