News & Views

Switchboard arc flash burns incident on the Gold Coast prompts urgent safety warning

21st January 2021

NECA would like to issue an urgent safety warning to electrical... MORE

Take part in the upcoming digital white card trial

18th January 2021

The digital white card trial will take place from early February to March 2021.

Trial participants will be the first to use the digital white card. Your feedback will help to ensure the digital white card is fit-for-purpose before it is rolled out state-wide, making it the first trade qualification to be digitised. The insights from the rollout will be used to inform the development and... MORE

New public register for asbestos, high risk and major hazard facility licences

18th January 2021

From 1 February 2021, any person with a licence for asbestos removal (class A and B), asbestos assessment, high-risk work and major hazard facilities will have their licence details published on WorkSafe ACT’s online register.

Anyone with these licence types, who receive certain types of infringements, will also have... MORE

Arrange a workplace meeting with NESS Super

18th January 2021

Welcome to 2021. As the new year commences, now is a great time to arrange a workplace meeting with NESS Super, so you and your business can leverage the value of superannuation.

Did you know that superannuation is one of the most significant employee benefits available? It’s important to work with your preferred superannuation fund to make the most of this opportunity and deliver value... MORE

Essential Energy BetterConnect Project Expression of Interest

18th December 2020

Level 2 ASP's and electrical contractors are invited to... MORE

NSW Government focuses on transforming the building and construction sector

15th December 2020

NSW’s first Building Commissioner, David Chandler OAM, is leading a major transformation of the NSW building and construction sector. Known as ‘Construct NSW,’ the strategy will help reshape the industry so it becomes more capable, innovative and accountable.

A word regularly mentioned by David and his team is ‘trust,’ and in their industry briefings they have been calling on industry... MORE


15th December 2020


We invite your feedback on the draft Design and Building Practitioners Regulation 2020. 

The regulation is being made under the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020, which was passed in June 2020. The regulation is scheduled to come into effect on 1 July 2021.

Under the registration scheme, the regulation will establish, each step of construction must be documented... MORE

Exciting NESS Super events in 2021

7th December 2020

As we near the end of our most challenging year as a nation as well as on a personal or business level, at NESS Super we acknowledge and appreciate that we have all grown stronger and have adapted well under these exceptional circumstances.

At NESS Super, we are counting the days until we can all bounce back into the familiar rhythm of the workplace and in our lives.

We... MORE

Young Undergraduate Engineers looking for work experience

1st December 2020


Are you looking for someone with a background in Engineering? NECA has received two highly recommended applicants;


Candidate 1

  • Electrical Engineering Undergrad student, studying at the University of Wollongong
  • Looking for practical industry experience during the end of year break (late November until early... MORE

End of year Super Health Check

1st December 2020


As we draw a close to a challenging year, it’s a great time to reflect on where you are at with your super.

Your super is your savings for retirement and at NESS Super we want to support you with some helpful tips on your Super Health Check self-assessment.

It’s important that both Employers and their Employees know the following:


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