Licence to Trade Gas in Western Australia - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to sell gas transported through a gas distribution system to small use customers. A small use customer is a customer using less than 1 terajoule (Tj) of gas per year. A gas distribution system is a system of pipelines, mains and gas service pipes designed to transport gas to customers.

Your licence will specify the supply area or supply areas in which you are authorised to sell gas. A list of supply areas is available on the Agency's website.

Please note that no licence is required to supply customers who use more than 1 terajoule (Tj) of gas per year.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide details of the business activities you intend to undertake in the gas industry
  • provide details of the methods or standards you intend to apply to the sale of gas
  • provide detail of the methods and principles you propose to apply in determining prices
  • provide any other information the Authority requests
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified by the licence (up to 10 years).


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Energy Coordination Act 1994 Western Australia

Administering agency

Economic Regulation Authority

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:

Enquiries Officer

Economic Regulation Authority

Operating address: Level 4, Albert Facey House
469 Wellington Street
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 8469
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 6557 7900
Fax: 08 6557 7999