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Gasfitting standards and notes 

NSW Fair Trading provides technical and safety advice about the interpretation of the relevant industry codes and standards. You can email Fair Trading with technical enquiries to

Fair Trading references the Gas Supply (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2012 and Australian Standard AS 5601-2004. Australian Standards are issued under licence from Standards Australia. You can purchase a copy of any Standards through Standards Australia’s website.

Advisory Notes

NSW Fair Trading has developed a series of advisory notes for the gasfitting industry. The notes are designed to highlight possible problems and suggest solutions to issues raised. They can be printed and downloaded from the table below.

Number Date Published Topic Scope
Advisory Note 1 August 2013 Use of composite type pipes on gas installations (PDF size: 90kb) All areas in NSW
Advisory Note 2 May 2015 Location/installation of gas continuous flow hot water systems (PDF size: 313kb) All areas in NSW