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Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 3000:2007 Electrical Installations (Known as the Australian / New Zealand Wiring Rules) - Victoria


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 3000:2018 Electrical Installations (Known as the Australian / New Zealand Wiring Rules).

You will need to comply with this standard to construct a rooming house. A rooming house is a building where one or more rooms are available for rent to four or more persons.

All power outlets and lighting circuits in the rooming house must be connected to a switchboard circuit breaker that complies with this standard.

It provides uniform essential elements that constitute the minimum regulatory requirements for a safe electrical installation, as well as installation practices that achieve certainty of compliance with the essential safety requirements.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Residential Tenancies Act 1997 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Community Safety

Consumer Affairs Victoria

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