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 your licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


The term should take into account the expected life of the supply network. You will need to justify the rationale for the term applied for.


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

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer process


This authority can be transferred.

Approval time

Around 4 months

Administering agency

Department of Energy and Climate

Contact details

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