Energy Safe Victoria is the regulator responsible for electrical and gas safety in the state. This statutory authority audits the design, construction and maintenance of electricity and gas networks and installations and ensures that appliances meet stringent safety and energy efficiency standards before they are sold.
Energy Safe Victoria also conducts comprehensive public awareness safety campaigns to educate the community on the potential dangers of gas and electricity.
On 18 October 2018, the Victorian Government released its response to the Coroner’s recommendations following the inquiry into the death of Mrs Sonia Sofianopoulos.
The Government is acting in response to the Coroner’s recommendations, to deliver improved protection for Victorian households.