Australian Standard AS 1379-1973 Specification and Supply of Concrete - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to design or construct a precast concrete septic tank. You must use concrete which is mixed from materials complying with this standard. This standard sets out minimum requirements for the materials, plant and equipment used in the supply of concrete, specifying, sampling, testing and compliance with specified properties of plastic and hardened concrete; and the uniformity of mixing. It does not apply to mortars or grouts.

This standard has been superseded. Please contact the Contact Officer to determine which standard is enforceable.

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

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Treatment of Sewage and Disposal of Effluent and Liquid Waste) Regulations 1974 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905