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Gas and pipeline infrastructure

ESV has compiled a list of FAQs on gas and pipeline infrastructure. If your query is not addressed below, please contact us.

Information for how to excavate around underground gas and pipeline assets should be obtained from each asset owner.

Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) is the best resource to obtain this information at

Licensing of gas retailers is handled by the Essential Services Commission.

Visit their website or phone 1300 664 969 for more information.

ESV has issued guidelines on the requirements of Safety Cases and Safety Management Plans, available here.

ESV has issued guidance material and an application form for ministerial consent under Section 120 of the Pipelines Act 2005.