Electricity Distribution Code - Victoria


You must comply with 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 be consistent with this code.

This code regulates the following processes:

  • distribution of electricity by a distributor to its customers
  • connecting a customer to an electricity distribution system
  • connecting embedded generating units to an electricity distribution system
  • transferring electricity between distribution systems.

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: licensing@esc.vic.gov.au
Website: Essential Services Commission (Opens in new window)