Before You Dig Australia

It is important for everyone's safety that Gas Pipelines Victoria is notified before any excavating work is carried out near our pipeline.

GPV provides information on the location of our pipeline as part of the Before You Dig referral service. This is a free service which can be accessed by the web site at

The initial immediate automated response will give details about the pipelines locations and any conditions of work. You can also expect one of our operators to also give you a call to discuss the enquiry and the planned works.

The response will also provide vital safety information and details of what to do in case of a gas pipeline related emergency. As well as calling 000 for emergency services please also call 1800-3561747 the GPV 24Hr call answering service.


GPV encourages local landowners, contractors and businesses in the area to notify us of any activity, buildings or excavation work in the vicinity of our pipelines. For more information download our Safety Brochure or call us to obtain a copy (03 5352 2556).

GPV Safety Brochure