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NECA supports the recent appointment of a taskforce to address the in situ Infinity cable issue

NECA welcomes the decision of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to establish a taskforce – including state electrical safety regulators, to determine how best to resolve the issue of any proposed removal of in situ Infinity branded cable. MORE

Don’t risk lives to save money on electrical work this Easter

Australians planning household repairs and maintenance during the Easter holidays are urged to leave electrical work to the professionals. NECA CEO, Suresh Manickam, reminds homeowners that it’s not worth jeopardising the investment they have made in their home – and potentially their content and building insurance, in order to save the modest cost of having the work done properly. MORE

2013 Annual Review

“Many people expected 2013 to be a better year.  But in many ways it was even tougher than 2012,” says Wes McKnight, NECA’s National President. Click here to view the 2013 Annual Review MORE

Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program

The National Electrical and Communication Associations (NECA) is pleased that the Royal Commission has today officially begun hearing evidence in Brisbane. MORE

Literacy and numeracy are the key to success

In the electrical contracting industry good literacy and numeracy skills are essential for anyone wanting to become an electrician.  We therefore welcome the government’s commitment to raising the bar in this regard and endorse their focus on the Trades pathway for people striving for a career in our industry. MORE

Reinstating Australia's building industry watchdog

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) welcomes Martin Ferguson’s support in relation to the ABCC.  At this time of turmoil and uncertainty for the building and construction industry it is encouraging to see both sides of politics supporting the reinstatement for the industry watchdog. MORE

Clipsal and Schneider Electric Partner Business Product Recall

We have been informed that a problem has been identified with one of the Clipsal 413 series products :
1.        There is faulty marking of the active and earth connections.
2.        The fault apparently only affects production units marked 2013-48.
3.        Not all of that product is faulty – but it could be as high as 4,000 units Australia-wide. MORE

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