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School Student Electrotechnology Awards

NECA is very pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 School Student Electrotechnology Awards - sponsored by NHP. MORE

Tribute to Kevin Irwin

NECA would like to pay tribute to Kevin Irwin who died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. MORE

Apprenticeship numbers reinforce the need for reform

The National Centre for Vocational Education and Research’s release of the early trend estimates for September quarter apprentice and trainee commencements reinforce the critical need for the reform of the Vocational Education and Training sector, NECA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Suresh Manickam said today. MORE

Jim Brown from The College of Electrical Training wins the 2014 Trade Teacher Award

NECA is very pleased to announce that Jim Brown – the trades instructor at the College of Electrical Training in Western Australia, is the 2014 winner of this coveted award.  Jim will be presented with his award at the NECA National Excellence Awards later this month in Melbourne. MORE

Get ready for Summer!

This year we are expecting a hot and long summer so we need to take care when buying and installing fans, air conditioners and other electrical products. The first thing we need to do is remind everyone to check their appliances are in good working order before using them. MORE

NECA calls on employers to turn their back on union enterprise agreements

The Victorian Chapter of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has called on its members, and all electrical contracting industry employers, to engage directly with employees to achieve enterprise agreements. MORE

Mr Fluffy Update

The Federal Cabinet has agreed to offer a concessional loan to the ACT Government to help pay for the demolition of more than 1,000 homes affected by potentially deadly loose-fill asbestos.  MORE

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National Excellence Awards - Thursday 27 November, Melbourne