Australian Standard AS 3002:2008 Electrical Installations - Shows and Carnivals - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you use a supply of electricity at low-voltage by wiring distribution for accommodation, entertainment or display purposes during events shorter than four weeks. Electricity may be supplied within tents, living quarters, or other structures. Events under this standard include exhibitions, shows, carnivals, and scouting jamborees. Compliance with this standard ensures that events that involve electricity are conducted safety.

This Standard does not apply to permanent wiring within transportable structures and vehicles, or low-voltage electrical installations used in shows, carnivals and other similar events. This Standard does also not apply to amusement rides and devices.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 WA

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6251 1900
Fax: 08 6251 1901
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