Application for Reclassification of Pipelines - Victoria


You will require this reclassification if you provide gas pipeline services and intend to reclassify a gas:

  • transmission pipeline as a distribution pipeline
  • distribution pipeline as a transmission pipeline.

Applications will be considered publicly, with a draft recommendation being presented and then public comment taken into account. The final decision will reflect all of these elements.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be 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 application you must:

  • identify the pipeline your application applies to
  • specify the nature of your reclassification
  • demonstrate that the reclassification is compliant with the Agency criterion
  • provide any further information or materials your application relies on.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Reclassification of Pipelines - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

National Gas (Victoria) Act 2008 Victoria

Administering agency

National Competition Council

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:

National Competition Council

Operating address: The Tower
Level 35
360 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 250
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1800 099 470