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Mesothelioma report highlights asbestos dangers

Safe Work Australia has recently published it’s report Mesothelioma in Australia: Incidence and Mortality, highlighting the dangers of exposure to Asbestos. MORE

Government awards compensation to the Pink Batt families

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has today welcomed the awarding of compensation to the four families of the young men who tragically lost their lives under the botched “pink batts” home insulation program in addition to the news that funds will soon flow to affected businesses. MORE

Stronger vigilance necessary on non-compliant products

“The trade in counterfeit and non-compliant products that fail to conform to Australian standards poses a threat to the viability of Australia's electrical contracting industry”, says the Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Mr Suresh Manickam. MORE

NECA welcomes the Government’s efforts to improve the lot of the small business

“Creating more jobs and growing the economy is essential to a prosperous Australia as well as a sustainable contracting sector,” comments Suresh Manickam, CEO at the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). MORE

Budget call for action on Australia’s looming skills shortage

“Tonight’s Federal Budget needs to include options to resolve the looming skills shortage across Australia’s electrical industry,” says Suresh Manickam, Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA). MORE

NECA warmly welcomes Senate decisiveness

Yesterday the Senate passed the Construction Industry Amendment (Protecting Witnesses) Bill 2015. This legislation extends for a further two years the coercive powers of the Fair Work Building and Construction (FWBC), which enables the organisation to seek evidence from persons who must be protected from intimidation and retribution. MORE

Autumn electrical safety awareness

Australians planning household repairs and maintenance during the autumn season are urged to leave electrical work to the professionals. MORE

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