Business and management

Total Facilities 2019 to explore 'Environments of Excellence'

29 January, 2019

Total Facilities 2019 will focus on energy efficiency, smart design and the future of work, looking at the latest ways the built environment can help facilities realise their full potential.

Registrations open for 2019 Large-scale Solar Forum

22 January, 2019

The Clean Energy Council's 2019 Large-scale Solar Forum will discuss some of the opportunities and challenges facing the solar industry.

Huge job boost for NT tradies

14 January, 2019

The Northern Territory Government's $100 million Public Housing Stimulus Program is expected to support up to 550 full-time jobs over the next 18 months.

CEO Insights 2019: Craig Dugan, Optimal Group

02 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Optimal Group Australia

Craig Dugan predicts the key trends and challenges that will impact the energy industry in 2019 and discusses the theory versus reality of smart cities.

New Wiring Rules become mandatory from 1 January 2019

21 December, 2018

The National Electrical and Contractors Association (NECA) is reminding electrical contractors that AS/NZS 3000:2018 becomes mandatory from 1 January 2019.

'Women in Electrical Trades Roadmap' launched

19 December, 2018

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has launched the 'Women in Electrical Trades Roadmap'.

Upcoming changes to NCC 2019

14 December, 2018

With the new year quickly approaching, the Australian Building Codes Board has outlined how the 2019 National Construction Code differs from the 2016 edition.

Hydrogen standards to guide Australia's future energy

13 December, 2018

Standards Australia has been working on developing hydrogen standards as Australia transitions to a low-carbon future.

Government extends support to hire adult apprentices

07 December, 2018

A $27.7 million initiative will extend the Support for Adult Australian Apprentices payment for employers who take on an eligible apprentice aged 21 to 24 years.

Action needed to prevent non-payment of subbies

29 November, 2018

The Australian Subcontractors Association is urging the government to provide better protection for subcontractors following the collapse of engineering firm RCR Tomlinson. 

2018 Energy Networks Annual Awards — winners announced

29 November, 2018

The Energy Networks Australia 2018 Annual Awards recognised energy network businesses leading the way in innovation and customer engagement.

New standard for energy-efficient air conditioning

28 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Standards Australia has published a new standard that sets out specific requirements for the design, selection, installation, commissioning and maintenance of energy-efficient residential air conditioning.

Huge job growth for sparkies in Australia

23 November, 2018

Electricians are in high demand across Australia, with roles increasing by up to 66% over the past year.

Government offers incentives to hire apprentices

02 November, 2018

The federal government is encouraging employers in regional and rural communities to engage apprentices with a $60m trial wage subsidy starting on 1 January 2019.

Smart Cities Awards 2018 — winners announced

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Nine winners of the Smart Cities Awards 2018 have been announced at Australia's first Smart Cities Week, with the Sunshine Coast Council recognised in several categories.

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