Type A and Type B appliances
The Gas Safety Act 1997 defines gas appliance classifications. This page describes Type A and Type B appliances.
Notification of gas appliance issues
Important information about appliances for gasfitters and gas industry professionals.
Installing and servicing appliances
ESV provides information about certified appliances and components. ESV also determines who can make repairs and assesses if installations are safe.
Supplying, selling and hiring
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.
Open flued heaters and shutdown features
Unless they meet new safety standards, you can't sell or install certain open flued gas space heaters in Victoria.
Appliance acceptance submissions
ESV must ‘accept’ the safety of all gas appliances before they can be legally supplied, sold or installed in Victoria.
Product recalls that are relevant to the Victorian public, covering gas and electrical appliances and equipment.
Date: 30/03/2023 19:12
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Reviewed 23 February 2023