Gas Activity Licences - Tasmania


You will need a licence if you intend to carry out gas activities such as:

  • constructing, installing, maintaining, altering or operating gas infrastructure
  • selling gas by retail (where the gas is conveyed by a distribution system or transmission pipeline)
  • undertaking other operations that would need a licence.

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 body corporate or a partnership of two or more body corporates
  • be deemed suitable to hold the licence by the agency
  • demonstrate you can comply with the obligations of licence holders.

When your suitability to hold the licence is being assessed by the agency, they will consider your:

  • previous commercial and other dealings and the standard of honesty and integrity you showed in those dealings
  • financial, technical and human resources
  • officers (and, if applicable, major shareholders) previous commercial and other dealings and the standard of honesty shown in those dealings.

If you intend to apply for a gas infrastructure licence you will also need to:

  • have all other needed permits or authorisations to carry out your gas infrastructure activities
  • hold a certificate that demonstrated you have or will have the ability to safely distribute or transmit gas.


Up to 25 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please review the attached document or use the contact details for more information.


You may be able to transfer your licence.

Administering agency

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

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:

Gas and Electricity

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

Operating address: Level 3
21 Murray Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 770
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 4422
Website: Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator (Opens in new window)