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Victoria Gas Heater Regulations

Special Note for Victoria Residents Only

Victoria residents looking to buy a new gas heater need to understand the special rules that apply to gas heaters in their state.
In 2008, the State of Victoria changed their gas heater installation regulations. 
The revised Victoria Gas Safety (Gas Installation) Regulations 2008 took effect in 2009. 
The following is a brief summary of the requirements:

Residents are permitted to replace an existing flueless (portable) LPG heater with a new flueless LPG heater if it conforms to Energy Safe Victoria requirements:

  • The heater being replaced operated on LPG
  • The new heater also operates on LPG
  • The new heater must meet ESV performance requirements.  These are noted as "VIC compliant" in the Elgas catalogue and web pages.
  • VIC residents may not install a new bayonet, for a portable heater, where one did not previously exist.  If this is the case, VIC residents can choose from the various flued heater models shown below.
The following is a list of some of the available Victoria compliant gas heaters.
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Flued Heaters for All VIC Installations:

Braemar SH18, SH25 & WF25 flued gas wall furnace heater sale

Braemar SH25 Space Heater

Braemer SH18 Space Heater

Braemer WF25 Wall Furnace


Rinnai Energy Saver K559 SaleRinnai Energy Saver K559

Rinnai Energy Saver K561

Rinnai Energysaver 309FT

Rinnai Ultima II Gas Heater

Rinnai Ultima II Inbuilt Gas Heater


Portable Heaters for VIC LPG Replacement Installations:

Rinnai Dynamo 15 Portable LPG Heater

Rinnai Enduro 13 Portable LPG Heater

Paloma PJC-18FRL LPG Gas Heater 

Paloma PJC-W25FRL LPG Gas Heater


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