Electricity Distribution Code - Victoria


You will require knowledge of this code if you distribute electricity under an electricity industry licence. The terms and conditions that apply to the distribution of electricity to retail customers must not be inconsistent with this code.

The code outlines how to operate a distribution network in a safe, efficient and reliable manner.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Electricity Distribution Code - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Electricity Industry Act 2000 Victoria

Administering agency

Essential Services Commission

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:

Licensing Officer

Essential Services Commission

Operating address: Level 37
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9032 1300
Phone: 1300 664 969
Fax: 03 9032 1303
Email: reception@esc.vic.gov.au
Website: Essential Services Commission (Opens in new window)