Business and management

Standards Australia, Master Builders partner up

26 November, 2021

Master Builders Association NSW (MBA NSW) has partnered with Standards Australia to offer greater access to standards.

Pacific Automation expands with next NSW office

25 November, 2021

The newest Pacific Automation office has now opened in Arndell Park, in the western Sydney area of NSW.

Solar standards updated to support growing industry

23 November, 2021

A revision to AS/NZS 5033:2021, Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays, has been published by Standards Australia.

Energy workers strike for higher pay

18 November, 2021

Essential Energy workers have downed tools in a fight for job security and a fair pay rise.

Electric shocks prompt electrical licence suspensions

17 November, 2021

Disciplinary action was taken against 15 electrical licence holders by the Electrical Licensing Committee In July and August 2021.

Companies permitted to buy COES for electrical workers

12 November, 2021

More than 500 companies will now be able to buy Certificates of Electrical Safety (COES) on behalf of their licensed electrical workers (LEW).

ETU abuses right of entry powers: NECA

10 November, 2021

Apprentices have been prevented from doing their jobs by the Electrical Trades Union (ETU), according to NECA.

Industry forum aims to eradicate sexual harassment

05 November, 2021

The mining, oil and gas, and allied service sectors are uniting to stamp out sexual harassment in workplaces.

Winner announced for Industry Contributions Award 2021

03 November, 2021

The winner of the 2021 Energy Network Australia Industry Contribution Award has been announced.

Penalties for plumbers posing as electricians

02 November, 2021

Two licensed plumbers who provided unqualified electrical advice have been labelled "morally offensive" by a Perth magistrate.

Electrician dies after electrocution

28 October, 2021

WorkSafe Victoria has reported that a 40-year-old electrician has died in a workplace incident at a Pakenham restaurant.

How digitising saves construction businesses money

27 October, 2021

A new report suggests that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) could save thousands by switching to e-invoicing.

Solar farm safety inspections to commence

18 October, 2021

SafeWork NSW plans to visit solar farm construction sites around the state, to ensure safety compliance in this sector.

$500K fine for unsafe solar installer

14 October, 2021

A conviction and $500,000 fine have been issued to a solar panel installer for safety breaches at sites across Victoria.

Award terms on casual conversion to change

13 October, 2021

Under new National Employment Standards, award terms relating to casual conversion will change.

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