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2015 National Excellence Awards

Yesterday, the nation’s best electrical and communications projects were recognised at the annual electrical and communications industry’s Excellence Awards, hosted by the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). MORE

2015 National Apprentice Awards

This evening, some of Australia’s brightest electrical apprentices were recognised by National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) at its National Apprentice Awards event at the Hilton Hotel in Brisbane. MORE

Queensland reaches new milestone

NECA’s Queensland chapter has reached a new milestone this week, hitting 300 members for the first time since its re-establishment in 2010. MORE

NECA awards Trade Teacher of the Year to WA for the second year running

Garry Christiansen – who lectures at the Great Southern Institute of Technology, is this year’s winner of the coveted Electrotechnology Industry Trade Teacher Award. MORE

Changing times ahead

Glenn Platt – who leads CSIRO’s Energy Flagship, will be the keynote speaker for the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) conference in South Africa next April. Click here for the booking site. Below is an overview of the changes Glenn believes we will see over the next five years. MORE

Who is responsible when non-compliant products are installed?

To highlight the complexities and potential liabilities around non-compliant products, the CEO of NECA and Chairman of Voltimum talk through some of the issues in a series of six short video clips. MORE

Melbourne narrow house sends a powerful message

Melbourne’s 5x4 Hayes Lane Project, located less than a kilometre from the Central Business District in East Melbourne sends a powerful message about the future importance of solar energy. The project, built on a narrow strip of land, with just a five metre x four metre footprint is an eco-driven design and is one of the first homes in Melbourne to generate, store and control its own power supply. 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 we will work with you to grow your business.

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