Business and management

How safe is your business?

22 January, 2020

The Electrical Safety Office in Queensland recommends that employers take advantage of the new year to conduct a quick safety check of their businesses.


Brisbane to roll out smart parking solution

17 January, 2020

Database Consultants Australia (DCA) has been selected to deliver a smart parking solution for Brisbane City Council.


Eaton expands ANZ leadership team

15 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Two new appointments have been made to the senior leadership team of power management company Eaton.


Industry trends... 2020 and beyond

13 January, 2020 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

Australia's energy crisis has led to greater demands of the industry, but we're also hearing of more end users taking greater individual responsibility of their power usage for better cost and environmental outcomes. Read more from Michael Sainsbury, Chief Executive Officer of IPD Group Ltd.


Permit reminder for high-voltage workers

10 January, 2020

Employers are being reminded to ensure that electrical workers are signed on to an Access or Test permit before high-voltage work commences.


National Electricity Rules: Version 131 published

09 January, 2020

Version 131 of the National Electricity Rules has been published by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMO).


ARBS 2020 showcases smart tech

09 January, 2020

A key event for the HVAC&R industry, IBTech@ARBS will this year exhibit the latest intelligent building technologies.


Qld restricted electrical work licences updated

17 December, 2019

Restricted electrical work licences (RELs) in Queensland have just undergone an update.


NCC illuminated by lighting industry guide

13 December, 2019

A guide to the energy efficiency rules in the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) has been released.


New National President for Engineers Australia

13 December, 2019

Chris Champion has been elected as National President and Board Chair of Engineers Australia 2020.


AEMO releases draft 2020 Integrated System Plan

12 December, 2019

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released the draft 2020 Integrated System Plan (ISP), which charts development of the electricity grid.


New electrical safety guidance for rental properties

12 December, 2019

The Electrical Safety Office in Queensland has released a new guidance for tenants and property owners regarding electrical safety in rental properties.


Queensland electrician given five-year licence ban

03 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's Electrical Licensing Committee has banned an electrical worker for five years for undertaking unlicensed electrical contracting work.


Houseboat project picks up an MEA award

25 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

A project to install electrical and other infrastructure for a three-storey luxury houseboat has won an award at the annual MEA National Awards for Excellence


Registrations for ARBS 2020 open early December

21 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ARBS 2020, Australia's leading HVAC&R trade show, will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre next May.


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