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Gas device approval authority - Queensland


You require this licence if you intend to undertake work as a gas approval authority. There are 4 categories of gas device approval authority (GDAA):

  • Type A - authority for conformity assessment bodies to approve type A gas devices
  • Type A2 - authority to approve certain individual type A gas devices
  • Type B - authority to approve type B gas devices that are not fuel gas refrigeration devices
  • Type B2 - authority to approve fuel gas refrigeration devices.

Type A gas devices are used or designed to be used in either:

  • the production of heat, light or power using fuel gas
  • refrigeration for which fuel gas is the fuel
  • as a propellant.

Type B gas devices are used or designed to be used in either:

  • a manufacturing process if the device uses fuel gas
  • a gas flare
  • a thermal oxidiser
  • other purposes not elsewhere defined.

All GDAA holders are required to comply with the 'Code of Practice - Gas device approval authority'.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Requirements will vary depending on the category of GDAA. To be eligible for this authority you must:

  • be a suitable person
  • meet the technical requirements
  • meet the experience requirements.

For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the 'Gas device approval authority requirements' document in the resources.


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Administering agency

Resources Safety and Health Queensland

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