Guidelines and manuals

Listed below are all of the policies, guidelines, standards, specifications, forms and manuals for developers.

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Resources - specifications and other information

Smart home energy guides

Documents Published
Developers energy guide (PDF File, 1.7 MB) 25 May 2017
Energy sense home booklet (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 31 Aug 2015

Policy and guidelines

Documents Published
Developers' Handbook - Underground Distribution Construction (UDC) - Developer Design and Construct (PDF File, 298.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
Negotiated Connection Establishment Contract (general terms) (PDF File, 439.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
Connection Policy (PDF File, 680.0 KB) 26 Jun 2020
Contractor Rating Guidelines Ver 2 (PDF File, 158.2 KB) 13 May 2013

Approved supplier register

Documents Published
List of Subdivision Design Consultants (PDF File, 160.7 KB) 13 Apr 2021
List of NPL2 Public Lighting Design Consultants (PDF File, 166.7 KB) 13 Apr 2021
List of Subdivision Construction Accredited Service Providers (PDF File, 166.6 KB) 13 Apr 2021
List of NPL2 Public Lighting Construction Accredited Service Providers (PDF File, 172.4 KB) 13 Apr 2021

Design standards

Documents Published
Joint Standard for Network Labelling and Signage (PDF File, 6.1 MB) 26 Jun 2019
STNW3369 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Underground (PDF File, 608.8 KB) 20 Jun 2019
NA000403R481 Ver 1 - Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 277.6 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R482 Ver 1 - Supplementary Reference to Guideline for Adoption of CMEN Earthing System (PDF File, 204.1 KB) 27 Nov 2013
NA000403R471 Ver 1 - EMF Layout Design Recommendations (PDF File, 33.6 KB) 17 Sep 2015
NA000404R100 Ver 2 - Power Coordination Guidelines Agreement between Ergon Energy and Telstra (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 8 Oct 2008
PW000400T101 - Certificate of Lighting Design (PDF File, 42.8 KB) 19 Jun 2018
PW000400T100 - Certificate of Electrical Reticulation Design (PDF File, 39.7 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSD01-UDC Design Specification (PDF File, 257.5 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSD04 Ver 2 - Distribution Design Drafting Standard (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 20 Dec 2011

Construction and testing standards

Documents Published
PW001200T100 - Certification of Completion - Civil Works (PDF File, 35.0 KB) 19 Jun 2018
PW001200T101 - Certificate of Acceptance - Civil Works (PDF File, 36.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSC07 UDC Civil Works Specification Ver 9 (PDF File, 241.2 KB) 19 Jun 2018
RSC08 UDC Electrical Works Specification Ver 6 (PDF File, 173.3 KB) 9 May 2013
RSC09 Specification for Horizontal Directional Drilling Ver 2 (PDF File, 52.8 KB) 6 Aug 2010
RSC10 UDC Electrical Testing Specification Ver 5 (PDF File, 179.9 KB) 9 May 2013

Materials specifications

Documents Published
Approved products list (MS Excel Document, 1.9 MB) 7 Jun 2021

Pre-start checklist

Documents Published
PW001602F100 UDC Project Pre-Start Meeting Record (PDF File, 382.9 KB) 19 Jun 2018

Audit checklists

Documents Published
UDC Design Audit Checklist Ver 5 (PDF File, 180.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015
UDC Construction Audit Checklist Ver 6 (PDF File, 466.3 KB) 7 Jan 2015

Testing reports

Documents Published
PW001201R100 Commissioning Checklist for Simple Events (PDF File, 52.0 KB) 29 Aug 2017
SP0405C01 LV Cable Commissioning Test Report Ver 4 (PDF File, 32.9 KB) 24 Jul 2014
SP0406C01 Commissioning Ground Mounted Distribution Substation and Switchgear Ver 3 (PDF File, 80.9 KB) 17 Mar 2010
SP0407C01 HV Cable Commissioning Ver 10 (PDF File, 82.9 KB) 22 Jun 2016

Field data collection forms

Documents Published
NA000403F193 HV Switches Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 184.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F194 Transformers/Regulators/Reactors Ver 7 (MS Word Document, 220.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F195 Street Lights Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 122.5 KB) 2 Apr 2014
NA000403F196 Poles Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.5 KB) 21 Aug 2017
NA000403F197 LV Pillars/Cabinets/UG Cable Ver 6 (MS Word Document, 150.0 KB) 21 Aug 2017

Operational Updates

Documents Published
Operational Update No C-0023 - Contestable Works - Changes to Audit Reports (PDF File, 80.0 KB) 8 Mar 2021
Operational Update No C-0022 - Contestable Works - General Update (PDF File, 272.5 KB) 8 Mar 2021
Operational Update No C-0013 - Contestable Works Ergon Work and Network Information (PDF File, 200.2 KB) 28 May 2020
Operational Update No. C-0008 - Contestable Works Ergon Review (PDF File, 62.6 KB) 20 Jan 2020
Operational Update No. C-0006 - Contestable Works Process Review (PDF File, 74.8 KB) 31 Oct 2019
Operational Update No. C-0003 - Christmas Planned Outages 2018 (PDF File, 53.4 KB) 4 Dec 2018
Operational Update No. T-1407 - Gerard Nostalgia LED Range Quarantined (PDF File, 272.3 KB) 9 May 2018
Operational Update No. T-1394 - Padlocks for FNQ Enclosures (PDF File, 267.6 KB) 16 Apr 2018
Operational Update No. 1154 - Changes to the Supervision of Electrical Conduits Installed by Developers (PDF File, 184.0 KB) 27 May 2016
Operational Update No. 1095 - Community Title Development (PDF File, 4.9 MB) 26 Nov 2015
Operational Update No. 978 - Identification of existing easement boundaries (PDF File, 187.9 KB) 3 Mar 2015
Operational Update No. 20141002 - Works Enablement - Extension to Standard Trench Width (PDF File, 97.3 KB) 22 Oct 2014
Operational Update No. 20140201 - Works Enablement - Performance Security (PDF File, 75.9 KB) 31 Mar 2014

Additional Information

Documents Published
Developer Update - Changes to Developers Materials Listings Process (PDF File, 196.5 KB) 26 Feb 2018
Developer Design and Construction Alert (MS Word Document, 55.5 KB) 13 May 2013

Manuals

Overhead Construction Manual

Documents Published
OH Manual Issue 27 Issue 26 Changes Sheets. (PDF File, 592.2 KB) 16 Mar 2021
Help File (PDF File, 751.3 KB) 10 Jul 2017
11,22,33kV Construction Concrete Pole (PDF File, 9.0 MB) 16 Mar 2021
11,22,33kV Construction Steel Pole (PDF File, 4.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
11,22,33kV Construction Wood Pole (PDF File, 15.8 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Assemblies Part 1 (PDF File, 23.0 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Assemblies Part 2 (PDF File, 14.7 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Cable Termination Poles (PDF File, 10.4 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Construction Practices (PDF File, 15.2 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Earthing Concrete Pole (PDF File, 1.7 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Earthing Nailed and Steel Butted Poles (PDF File, 9.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Earthing Steel Pole (PDF File, 437.6 KB) 16 Mar 2021
Earthing Wood Pole (PDF File, 13.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Fibre Optic Cable Construction (PDF File, 2.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Introduction (PDF File, 1009.2 KB) 16 Mar 2021
LV Construction (PDF File, 2.9 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Main Index (PDF File, 576.6 KB) 16 Mar 2021
Manufacturing Detail Concrete Pole (PDF File, 29.5 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Manufacturing Detail Steel Pole (PDF File, 1.7 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Material Data (PDF File, 4.8 MB) 16 Mar 2021
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 2.6 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Pole Stay Construction (PDF File, 3.4 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Reactors (PDF File, 1.0 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Regulators (PDF File, 12.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Services (PDF File, 10.7 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Special Construction (PDF File, 22.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Stringing Charts (PDF File, 10.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
SWER Construction (PDF File, 3.1 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Switches (PDF File, 15.9 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Transformers Concrete Pole (PDF File, 2.8 MB) 16 Mar 2021
Transformers Wood Pole (PDF File, 6.9 MB) 16 Mar 2021

Public Lighting Design Manual

Documents Published
Public Lighting Design Manual (PDF File, 2.5 MB) 2 Sep 2014

Queensland Public Lighting Construction Manual

Documents Published
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 365.6 KB) 3 Dec 2020
Introduction (PDF File, 3.1 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Assemblies (PDF File, 14.0 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Construction Practices (PDF File, 5.9 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Services (PDF File, 3.6 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Columns Major Road (PDF File, 6.9 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Columns Minor Road (PDF File, 2.6 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Pole Brackets Major Road (PDF File, 5.2 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Pole Brackets Minor Road (PDF File, 2.4 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Flood Lighting (PDF File, 2.3 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Joint Use (PDF File, 1.5 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Bulkhead Luminaires (PDF File, 531.4 KB) 3 Dec 2020
PE Cell Conversion (PDF File, 1.9 MB) 3 Dec 2020
Control Wiring (PDF File, 1.2 MB) 3 Dec 2020

Underground Construction Manual

Documents Published
Underground Construction Manual Issue 14 Changes (PDF File, 382.2 KB) 10 Mar 2020
MAIN INDEX (PDF File, 367.1 KB) 10 Mar 2020
Introduction (PDF File, 787.0 KB) 10 Mar 2020
Assemblies (PDF File, 15.8 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Construction Practices (PDF File, 4.2 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Trenching (PDF File, 17.1 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Padmounted Substations (PDF File, 20.3 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Services (PDF File, 1.6 MB) 10 Mar 2020
LV Construction (PDF File, 4.7 MB) 10 Mar 2020
HV Construction (PDF File, 6.3 MB) 10 Mar 2020
HV Switchgear (PDF File, 5.7 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Earthing (PDF File, 5.2 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Material Data (PDF File, 3.2 MB) 10 Mar 2020
Fibre Optic Construction (PDF File, 1.8 MB) 10 Mar 2020
National Broadband Network (PDF File, 728.2 KB) 10 Mar 2020
Special Construction (PDF File, 1.1 MB) 10 Mar 2020

Distribution Design Manual

Documents Published
STNW3361 Ver 3 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Overhead (PDF File, 15.2 MB) 21 Sep 2020
STNW3369 - Standard for Distribution Line Design Underground (PDF File, 608.8 KB) 20 Jun 2019

Important information

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