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2014 Annual Review

To view the whole 2014 Annual Review document click here. 2014 was a busy year for us at NECA. The national Presidency changed hands and three of our states also elected new Presidents – in WA, Victoria and New South Wales. So we welcome Alan Charlton (WA), John Cutler (Victoria) and Bruce Duff (NSW). We also appointed a new CEO, Suresh Manickam. MORE

Electrical Safety imposed following Morley Galleria incident

Western Australia’s electrical Regulator, Energy Safety, has imposed new safety order following the death and serious injury to four electrical contractors at the Morley Galleria Shopping Centre on 3 February. MORE

NECA welcomes the contribution of the Assistant Minister for Education and Training

The National Electrical and Communications Association, the peak industry body for Australia’s electrical contracting sector has welcomed the contribution of the Government’s new Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator Birmingham, a South Australian, has taken over the portfolio responsibilities from the Hon. Sussan Ley following a reshuffle of duties announced in December. MORE

NECA expresses condolences on Morley Galleria incident

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), the peak electrical industry throughout Australia, expresses its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the electrical contractors involved in yesterday’s fatal explosion in Perth, in which two people have died and a further two have suffered serious burns following an incident at the Morley Galleria Shopping Centre. MORE

NECA and the ACA warn of second round of dangerous electrical cables

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) and the Australian Cablemakers Association (ACA) have warned of serious risk of fire and electric shock following the discovery of a second batch of faulty electrical cables which has been sold and installed over the last three years.  MORE

ACCC takes action against electrical cable suppliers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued proceedings in the Federal Court against five companies, six individuals and an industry association. MORE

Second round of dangerous electrical cables sparks fresh warnings

NECA and the Australian Cablemakers Association (ACA) are warning the industry of the potential risk of fire and electric shock from yet another batch of faulty electrical cables which has been sold and installed over the last three years. MORE

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) is the peak industry body that represents the best interests of the electrical and communications contracting industry in Australia. It is the only peak body that is run by contractors for contractors. NECA provides its members with a suite of tools and member services to help make their businesses stronger. NECA works with all levels of government to ensure the best interests of the industry are maintained. NECA is the essential business partner for any electrical and communications contractor and will help to make your business stronger.

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