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China-Australia FTA update

Earlier this week we advised members of the introduction of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. As part of the Government’s announcement, it was also announced that there were to be changes to some skilled migration policy.  MORE

NSW Government takes action on Mr Fluffy

  Today’s announcement from the NSW Government of a series of measures designed to protect consumers and electrical workers from houses contaminated with loose-fill asbestos has been welcomed by the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). MORE

China-Australia FTA welcomed in principle but ‘Mandatory Skills Assessments’ must remain

Late last week the Federal Government announced that Australia had entered into the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). China is Australia’s largest trading partner, with the trading balance in our favour - whereby we export $107.5 Billion each year and import $52.1 Billion. MORE

NECA welcomes the release of Mr Fluffy address list

The ACT Government’s decision to release the address list of 1021 homes confirmed to contain asbestos affected home insulation has been welcomed by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association, Mr Suresh Manickam. MORE

NECA NSW Budget Breakfast

Click here to view the NECA NSW Budget Breakfast presentation. MORE

Senate approval to provide relief for electrical contractors

Yesterday’s Senate approval of the Federal Government’s Growing Jobs and Small Business Package will provide relief for electrical contractors, says the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam. MORE

Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late!

The ACCC is launching a campaign this week to make consumers more aware of the dangers of Infinity Cables. So you may receive calls from your customers asking for help. MORE

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