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Have your say: NECA 2021 Market Monitor industry survey

12 February, 2021

NECA's 2021 Market Monitor biennial survey is the most comprehensive survey of the electrotechnology industry in Australia.

Unions call for rejection of IR Bill

31 January, 2021

National construction, maritime and electrical unions are calling on Senate crossbenchers to reject the Morrison government's IR Omnibus Bill.

Australia's largest energy class action filed

21 January, 2021

Australia's largest energy class action has been filed in the Federal Court of Australia on behalf of 40,000 customers.

Industry trends... 2021 and beyond

11 January, 2021

The ongoing impacts of COVID-19 aren't the only threat to industry in 2021. Read more from Michael Sainsbury, Chief Executive Officer of IPD Group Ltd.

Melbourne domestic construction snaps back

08 December, 2020

Melbourne's domestic construction industry exceeded pre-COVID-19 levels in November, according to data released by Fergus.

The road to recovery for the construction industry

09 November, 2020 by George Maglaras, Sales & Technical Director, Stanley Black & Decker

Infrastructure will continue to stimulate the economy and jobs in 2021, in turn supporting residential and commercial projects.

Mayors commit to clean, local jobs 

23 October, 2020

Over 40 mayors and councillors from across Australia have released a joint statement committing to economic recovery solutions that create jobs.

Apprenticeship schemes ripe for exploitation

13 October, 2020

The new Federal Budget will do nothing to stem declining apprenticeship rates, says CFMEU.

Economic support essential for electrical industry

07 October, 2020

The latest survey of the electrical and communications contracting industry indicates that the financial impact of COVID-19 has been ongoing.

Apprentices to receive additional govt support

22 July, 2020

A $2.5 billion support package for training and apprenticeships was recently announced by the federal government.

How digital marketing could save your electrical business

22 July, 2020 by Suzanne Mitchell, Marketing Director at GoDaddy Australia

During a period when businesses have experienced huge disruption, a fresh digital marketing approach could provide competitive advantage for electricians.

Electrical work could dry up in six months

01 July, 2020

Research by NECA shows that four out of five electricians believe work will disappear within six months if the government does not act.

Inquiry into energy retailer failure to begin

01 June, 2020

An urgent inquiry request to protect energy consumers from COVID-19 retailer failure has been made.

OHS obligations in the workplace amidst COVID-19

01 June, 2020 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific

The ICT industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic — despite the fact that ICT has been highlighted as an essential service.

Over 50% of electrical businesses see profit decline

27 May, 2020

A recent survey showing the impact of COVID-19 on electrical contractors has revealed that 59% experienced a decline in their business of more than 30%.

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