Distribution authority - Queensland


You will need this authority if you intend to supply electricity using a supply network in Queensland. 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.

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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1790.00 Application fee
Apply Licence All $19299.60 Annual fee for licence
Transfer Transfer All $166.05 Transfer of authority or special approval

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Energy Regulation

Department of Energy and Public Works

Phone: 13 43 87
Email: energyregulation@dnrme.qld.gov.au
Website: Energy (Opens in new window)