News & Views

Rebranding of ECA WA Inc, CET and EGT

20th May 2020

WA’s leading providers of training and workforce services to the electrical industry, Electrical Group Training (EGT), and the College of Electrical Training (CET) ... MORE

2019 Christmas and New Year Closure Period

18th December 2019

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2019 NQ Gala Dinner - photos

15th October 2019

North Queensland's Gala Dinner and Recognition Awards were held Friday last week.  It was a great evening, check out some photos on the events page!

Industry Update - INNISFAIL

23rd August 2019

Our Industry Update meeting in INNISFAIL has now been moved to Tuesday 10th September.

No change to venue, just the date.

Contact Rob Browning on 0418 996 268 or check our Facebook page.

Don't Forget Your Retention Money

13th March 2018

Presenter Jacques Nel, Senior Solicitor of NECA Legal Pty Ltd, discusses the recovery of retention money including: How to claim Retention Money under Security of Payment Legislation; Tips and Traps in Contracts; How to identify "Pay... MORE

New Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017

15th November 2017
The new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 was assented to by the Governor of Queensland on Friday 10 November 2017 and caught the construction industry in Queensland by surprise. This new legislation repeals and replaces the Security of Payments... MORE

Industrial Manslaughter laws passed

15th November 2017
Despite strong opposition from business and industry groups including NECA, the Queensland Government last week rushed through Parliament laws that create a new offence of “Industrial Manslaughter” in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Electrical Safety Act 2002. The new laws can be used by the regulator, where a Company or Executive Officer’s conduct substantially contributes to a... MORE

Wiring Rules Changes - Information Sessions

17th May 2017

The Electrical Safety Office has released 32 free statewide information sessions across Queensland where NECA will be presenting.  These sessions are designed to help electricians prepare for the upcoming changes to AS/NZ3000 (wiring rules) due to be released later this year.

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Smoke Alarms, Emergency Lighting and Form 16s

4th May 2017

Members may have heard about recent advice from the QBCC stating that electricians can no longer sign Form 16s without a QBCC licence as well as their Electrical Contractors licence.

NECA has now obtained a legal opinion on this as the advice was given by a relatively junior officer of the QBCCs Mackay office. The legal opinion is available to you by... MORE

NECASafe iCalendar for Members

9th March 2017

NECA Queensland has developed a sample electronic Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Calendar as a reminder to those responsible for safety within Electrical Contracting firms to periodically review policies and procedures and hold meetings and conduct workforce consult

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