Australian plumbing regulations and legislation

Plumbing is a licensed trade in Australia, overseen by a range of government legislation and industry regulation. When you commence operating as a licensed plumber you will be required to ensure your work complies with relevant Australian Standards as well as any related state based codes of practice and local council requirements. You must also meet the requirements of your state or territory plumbing regulatory authority.

Select your state or territory for a snapshot of the regulatory authority and regulations that will relate to you.