Signs of a gas leak

It's important that gas leaks are noticed and attended to urgently. Many people become sick due to exposure to a leak, and some lose their homes or lives to fires and explosions.

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Warning signs of a gas leak: smell, sound, sight


There is a chemical added to gas to make it smell like rotten eggs. It is a strong, unpleasant odour that makes it possible to detect gas leaks.


Depending on the cause of the leak, there may be a small hissing sound. It will sound like air escaping from an enclosed space.


The air rushing out may cause a disturbance is the surrounding area. Dirt or dust being blown when there is no wind or breeze may indicate a leak. Similarly, paper rustling, curtains moving or other small movements may be a sign.

If you notice any of these signs, please call us ASAP. We're available 24/7 and will give your gas leak priority 0418 800 018.