People seeking to transport high loads must obtain authorisation before commencing the journey from the relevant electricity network operator, which is Western Power throughout the South West Interconnected System (SWIS).
The SWIS encompasses the Perth metropolitan area and the south west of Western Australia, from Kalbarri in the north, to Kalgoorlie in the east and south to Albany. Western Power has developed an online system , making it easier and faster for people to apply for authorisation.
If you are travelling in the SWIS please proceed.
If you are travelling outside of this area, please refer to Horizon Power, phone 1800 772 501 or www.horizonpower.com.au.
If you are unsure, please call us on 13 10 87.
Getting started and registering
To use the new online system, people will need a computer with an Internet connection, an email account, valid credit card, and a printer or fax machine.
To register for the new system:
- Register details at: www.westernpower.com.au/highloads
- You will be provided with a secure logon ID and password. If there is more than one user from a company, each user will be issued with a unique logon ID and password.
After registering your details, allow at least two working days to receive a secure logon ID and password.
If urgent access is required, please register your details and then call Western Power on 13 10 87 and we will endeavour to fast-track access.
Submitting a request
To submit an online application form:
- Use secure logon ID and password to access the system at: www.westernpower.com.au/highloads
- Complete all form details. After the first application form has been submitted, applicant information will be pre-populated on subsequent forms.
Please note: Payments are processed by a secure payment service and Western Power does not receive users’ credit card details.
After submitting the application form details, applicants will be automatically directed to a secure payment service to pay the processing fee by credit card (Visa or MasterCard accepted). If the payment does not proceed successfully, the request will not be submitted to Western Power.
Once payment has been made, an email confirmation will be sent.
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