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Top-4 Victorian Electrical Apprentices named for 2014

Four electrical apprentices – who have demonstrated consistent levels of excellence throughout their training, will be recognised by Australia’s peak electrical industry association, the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), tonight at the annual Apprentice of the Year Awards, held at Crown Melbourne. MORE

See what “Dave” – the electrical contractor, has to say about the dangers of installing non-compliant products!

Over the next two months NECA will be running a radio advertising campaign to highlight the importance of using a qualified electrician and only installing Australia-compliant products. MORE

Energy price rises highlight the need for action

A recent suggestion from an independent advisory group arguing for a radical shake up of energy pricing structures highlights the need for mandatory energy audits and Government action to assist consumers to purchase more energy efficient devices, the Chief Executive Officer of National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam has said today. MORE

Non-compliant USB charger

“The dangers of using non-compliant electrical products at home have been further highlighted by the death of a Central Coast woman using a faulty USB phone charger,” said the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam. MORE

Energy efficiency and sustainability

NECA has just signed up to be a Knowledge Partner in the LJHooker-led Liveability initiative This initiative aims to help consumers find energy efficient solutions to their daily lives and NECA is proud to be associated with this initiative. MORE

Planning for winter…

Winter is upon us and many people will be getting out their electric blankets and supplementary heaters.  So we would like to remind everyone to check the appliances are in good working order before using them. MORE

Red Tape Reduction Report Card

Mick Logan - Executive Director, NECA Queensland was recently appointed to the Queensland Government Red Tape Reduction Project Board. The following is a report card on the outcomes of Project Board’s work to date: The Electrical Safety Act and Regulation 2002 have been amended to include: 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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