Licence to Trade Gas in Western Australia - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to sell to small use customers gas which is transported through a gas distribution system. A small use customer is a customer uses less than 1 terajoule 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.

You will not need a licence if you intend to supply customers who use more than 1 terajoule of gas per year.

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:

  • have the financial and technical resources to undertake your intended activities
  • provide details of the 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
  • detail the methods or principles you propose to apply in determining prices or charges
  • ensure your intended activities are not contrary to the public interest.


Up to 10 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Licence Application Guidelines - PDF (Opens in new window)

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.