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Gas industry regulation

The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy administers and monitors legislation affecting the Queensland gas sector through the following Acts and Regulations.

Gas regulation and licensing in Queensland is covered by the:

  • Gas Supply Act 2003
  • Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004
  • National Gas (Queensland) Act 2008
  • Energy and Water Ombudsman Act 2006.

This guide provides an overview of gas regulation and licensing in Queensland.

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