Electrical, gas, water and sewerage, and plumbing safety and technical regulation

The Office of the Technical Regulator is responsible for compliance with legislation and applicable technical standards in the electricity, gas and water industries to ensure the safety of workers, consumers and property.

Due to safety risks, a variety of portable butane gas stoves with integrated gas cylinders, also known as lunchbox cookers, have been removed from display and sale.

For more information, see Portable butane gas stove safety.

      Page last updated: 2nd April 2015