Gas Retailing Licence - South Australia


You may need this licence if you intend to retail liquid petroleum gas (LPG). Retailing is the sale and supply of gas to a person for consumption via a gas distribution system.

If you intend to operate in the national gas market, a separate retail authorisation or exemption is required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be a suitable person to hold the licence
  • be able to meet reasonably foreseeable obligations under contracts for the sale of case
  • comply with any other conditions prescribed by the regulations.

You will also need to demonstrate one of the following financial requirements:

  • you have a long term credit rating of BBB or greater with Standard and Poor's or Moody's
  • you are registered as a Market Participant by Australian Energy Market Operator
  • you have operated as a licensee and held a retail licence in another jurisdiction for at least 2 years.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
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Administering agency

Essential Services Commission of South Australia

Contact details

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

Supporting information