Business and management

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.

A wholistic approach to long-term project success

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: IPD Group Limited

Partnering with an end-to-end provider enables experienced and highly trained specialists to manage installation on projects from beginning to end.

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.

GBCA presents its 2000th Green Star certification

31 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

A 12-storey building in Parramatta achieved 6 Star – Green Star – Office As Built v3, making it among the top performing sustainable commercial buildings in Australia.

Countdown begins for Smart Cities Week Australia

24 October, 2018

Smart Cities Week Australia brings together speakers, attendees and delegates from over 20 countries to share knowledge, learn and network with peers.

Electrical services industry to experience long-term growth

22 October, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

After a challenging past five years, the electrical services industry is expected to experience market growth in the coming years, according to a report from IBISWorld.

ICT infrastructure is an essential service

18 October, 2018 | Supplied by: BICSI South Pacific

With the theme 'Stay Ahead of Transition', the BICSI South Pacific 2018 conference sought to give delegates a glimpse of the future.

Record-breaking attendance at energy conference

15 October, 2018

All-Energy Australia 2018 attracted over 8500 visitors, 200+ speakers and the largest exhibition to date, expanding by 40% to accommodate more than 250 exhibitors.

MEA calls for better electrical safety in Victoria

11 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

MEA is urging all political parties in the upcoming Victorian election to lift electrical safety standards and introduce mandatory safety switches on all circuits on all properties.

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