The Gas Safety Act 1997 defines gas appliance classifications. This page describes Type A and Type B appliances.
Important information about appliances for gasfitters and gas industry professionals.
ESV provides information about certified appliances and components. ESV also determines who can make repairs and assesses if installations are safe.
All new or second-hand gas appliances for sale or hire in Victoria must meet Energy Safe Victoria's requirements.
The GTRC national database has information and the certification status of gas appliances and components.
Unless they meet new safety standards, you can't sell or install certain open flued gas space heaters in Victoria.
Energy Safe Victoria must ‘accept’ the safety of all gas appliances before they can be legally supplied, sold or installed in Victoria.
Date: 09/12/2023 20:25
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Reviewed 18 April 2023