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05 September, 2017 by Dannielle Furness

All electrical equipment offered for sale in Australia and New Zealand is required to meet a range of essential safety criteria under Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) regulations.

New requirements for sleeving of conductors

05 September, 2017 by

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 (the Wiring Rules) is being updated and due to be published later this year. The new version of the Wiring Rules will include some changes to the requirements of sleeving of conductors and clarification on the segregation of different electrical installations, according to an update by the Queensland Electrical Safety Office.

NECA urges rethink on Industrial Manslaughter laws

04 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) is calling for a rethink on the state government's proposed Industrial Manslaughter laws.

NECA WA 2017 award winners announced

04 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has announced winners of the 2017 NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards.

Warning issued against dangerous TPS cable being sold in NZ

30 August, 2017 by

Australian electrical bodies have issued a warning regarding non-compliant and unsafe TPS cable being supplied and sold in New Zealand.

AER releases draft demand management incentive scheme

30 August, 2017 by

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is requesting views from stakeholders on the draft incentive scheme to improve demand management in electricity networks. 

New standard for plugs and sockets released

30 August, 2017 by

Standards Australia has released a new edition of the standard for plugs and sockets used in Australia and New Zealand, AS/NZS 3112, Approval and test specification - Plugs and socket-outlets.

Utility leaders to gather in Melbourne

30 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clarion Events Pte Ltd

If you provide data or communication network services to the utility sectors, regional councils or commercial and industrial markets in the water or power management space, then the Australian Utility Week (AUSUW) is a must-attend event for you.

Electricians support new product safety laws

28 August, 2017 by

Master Electricians has announced its support for the Queensland Government's new product safety legislation that will strengthen laws against dangerous and dodgy products in the building industry.

Eaton appoints Power On as authorised integrator

28 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Eaton has appointed Power On Australia as its first authorised integrator of Eaton DC power solutions in Australia.

Battery install standard needs to change, claims CEC

23 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clean Energy Council

The energy storage industry is calling for changes to a draft technical standard released for comment by Standards Australia that requires energy storage units to be installed outside the home, according to the Clean Energy Council.

Master Electricians welcomes Security of Payment Bill

23 August, 2017 by

Legislation to guarantee security of payments to small and medium businesses in the building and construction industry has been welcomed by Master Electricians.

The Wiring Rules transition arrangements

16 August, 2017 by

The new edition of AS/NZS Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000) is expected to be published later this year.

2017 NECA Vic Excellence Awards announced

14 August, 2017 by

The National Electrical & Communications Association (NECA) has announced the winners of the 2017 NECA Victoria Excellence Awards.

Disciplinary action against three electrical workers

09 August, 2017 by

Queensland's electrical safety regulator, the Electrical Safety Office, has taken disciplinary action against three electrical licence holders.

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