Distribution authority - Queensland


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

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

Service type


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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1897.40

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $20454.70

Annual fee. Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $176.02

Transfer of authority or special approval. Fees for 2023-24

Approval time

Up to 120 days

Administering agency

Department of Energy and Public Works

Contact details

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