News & Views

It’s a super time to arrange your workplace meeting with NESS Super

15th October 2019

The NESS Super 2019 Annual Member Statements, covering the reporting period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 were sent to members recently.

This means that your employees, who are NESS Super members, may have questions about their NESS Super membership or super in general. We can assist with a NESS Super workplace visit and an employee super briefing session.

The session provides your... MORE

Changes that your Business Must be Aware of for Personal/Carer's Leave

1st October 2019


On 21 August 2019, the Full Federal Court of Australia handed down a landmark decision in Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union [2019] FCAFC 138 (Mondelez). Mondelez deals with the method of accruing and taking paid personal/carer’s leave in accordance with the National Employment Standards under the Fair Work Act 2009... MORE

Home Wiring Essentials has been updated

17th September 2019

Stop press, exciting news the Home Wiring Essentials has been updated to reflect the latest in international and national standards. Ok, it is not that exciting but it is important that you are aware of the change. One of the underpinning standards of the Home Wiring Essentials AS/NZS 3080 has been replaced by AS/NZS11801 part 1 to 6. The reason it is now a 6 part standard is because other... MORE

WHS duties of host and labour-hire PCBUs outlined in guide

6th September 2019

Labour-hire PCBUs and the PCBUs that host their workers all have a primary duty of care to those workers and must keep up to speed with changing circumstances, like changes to... MORE

New injury dispute system, "one-stop shop" announced in NSW

6th September 2019

The NSW Government has agreed to consolidate the dispute resolution systems for the workers' comp and compulsory third-party (CTP) insurance schemes into a single personal injury... MORE

NECA welcomes appoint of Building Commissioner in NSW

6th August 2019


NECA welcomes NSW Building Commissioner and urges whole-of-industry approach to tackle current problems  

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) welcomed the NSW government’s appointment of David Chandler as its Building Commissioner, which is an important step in restoring confidence in the state’s construction industry following... MORE

NESS Super is looking for a Member Service Manager

6th August 2019


Do you know your way around the electrical and communications industry?  Then NESS Super would like to hear from you…

About NESS Super: 

NESS Super is the industry super fund dedicated to providing high quality superannuation services to its members and associated employers in the electrical, communication, technology and aligned... MORE

Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2018 DRAFT Amendment 1

16th July 2019
Proposed publication date: December 2019.
The first amendment of the 2018 version of the Wiring Rules is out for comment. It is your chance to make a difference.
Notable changes are:
  • Table B1 is being converted... MORE

Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials

18th June 2019

On 23 February 2019, the ACT Government announced the requirement for those who may disturb asbestos as part of minor or routine works to undertake the 10559NAT Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials Course.

NECA ACT has partnered with electrical industry RTO, FutureSkills, to deliver the 10559NAT Working Safely with Asbestos Containing... MORE

Save Money with NECA's National Fleet Discounts

18th June 2019

Many businesses provide motor vehicles to employees as part of their employment. A car purchased for the business has certain tax advantages for the owner whether the owner is the business or the employee.

Benefits of business ownership of the vehicle

The ATO website provides an outline of motor vehicle expenses that you can claim on your business.

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