APA owns and operates the natural gas distribution network in Tamworth, NSW. Gas retailers use this network to transport gas sourced by them to customers connected to APA’s network. Some large industrial gas users may also use the network to transport gas sourced independently of a retailer.

On this page we present information for energy retailers and large gas users who wish to use the network to transport gas for which they have contracted supply independently of a gas retailer.

Information for customers of gas retailers can be found by clicking here.

Information for Gas Retailers and Large Industrial Gas Users

Information for energy retailers and large gas users who wish to use the network to transport gas for which they have contracted supply independently of a gas retailer.

Description

The Central Ranges Network consists of approximately 230 kilometres of gas distribution network in Tamworth.

The Central Ranges Network takes gas from the Central Ranges Pipeline at the Tamworth Receiving Station.  Subject to adequate pressure on the Central West Pipeline and Central Ranges Pipeline, the capacity of the Tamworth Receiving Station is 4.56TJ/day. 

A map of the Tamworth network can be found here

Access policies, including a description of the services offered, are included in the (expired) access arrangement below.

Regulatory status The Tamworth gas distribution network is a non-scheme pipeline.
Regulated Tariffs

1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

Tariffs are derived using the access arrangement tariff variation methodology from the tariffs last approved by the AER.

Terms and Conditions Access Arrangement (expired).