Distribution authority - Queensland


You will need this authority if you intend to distribute natural gas by transporting and supplying it through a pipeline or reticulation system. This authority will allow you to transport processed natural gas through a distribution pipeline or system within a stated area (distribution area) and provide customer connection services to premises in the area.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • demonstrate the ability to provide an adequate level of customer connection services
  • have financial capacity
  • demonstrate a history of honesty and integrity in commercial dealings
  • hold the relevant technical expertise
  • have a suitable criminal history
  • have knowledge of or experience in the gas or energy industries.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must complete an annual report to the Regulator.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Transfer process


This authority can be transferred to a person suitable to hold the authority.

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.