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Tax Return Checklist for Tradies

10th June 2021

As a Tradie you may be entitled to claim a range of expenses from clothing and laundry to tools and equipment. That is, if the expense is directly work related and you haven’t been reimbursed.

During these times when many of us are tightening our belts, it’s worth taking a moment to make sure you are getting all you are entitled to.
 

Here's a quick checklist,... MORE

EV Charging Behaviour Under the Spotlight Could Lead to Reduced Costs

18th February 2021

With electric vehicle usage continuing an upwards trend in Australia, the presence of these vehicles on our roads and in our driveways will soon be commonplace.

In order to understand a bit more about how people are using this technology, Schneider Electric is working with Origin Energy on a trial to collect data on EV charging behaviours, and how smart charging can... MORE

New Member Benefit - Introductory Radio Campaign Package

9th December 2020

NECA SA/NT has partnered with NOVA Entertainment to provide members the opportunity to promote their business on Radio. 

This introductory offer is a 3-month campaign for the months of January to March 2021. There are only 4... MORE

Introducing the New Dual Trade Apprenticeship

26th November 2020

NECA SA/NT, RACCA SA and NECA Careers & Apprenticeships (NCA) are pleased to announce the development and subsequent registration of a dual electrician and refrigeration/air conditioning apprenticeship pathway.

The new Declared Trade will be titled “Electrical Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician”.

Recently developed in South... MORE

A Class Electrician Required at Cavpower

29th October 2020

A Class Electrician, Power Systems

  • Regency Park location
  • Mon - Fri roster
  • Covering all of South Australia... MORE

$1.2 Billion Wage Subsidy Program for Apprentices and Trainees

22nd October 2020

The Federal Government has pledged $1.2 billion to subsidise wages for 100,000 new apprentices and trainees from 5 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.

The ‘Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements’ subsidies are effective from October 5, and will be available to businesses of all sizes, in all industries and locations, until a cap of 100,000 is reached.

Employers... MORE

Special Offer for NECA Members for Defibrillator Awareness Month​

15th October 2020

October is the official month for Defibrillator Awareness, also known as Shoctober. In the event of cardiac arrest, a defibrillator on hand can mean the difference between life and death.

Per day, an average of 90 Australians are affected by a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting. The use... MORE

Regulatory Changes for Smarter Homes: New Requirements for Installers

24th September 2020

Several new technical standards and requirements for installing smaller energy generators (such as rooftop solar) come into effect from 28 September 2020 that our South Australian members need to be aware of.

There are major changes that affect SA members from Monday 28 September, and customers will also need to be informed of their responsibilities moving forward.... MORE

New-Look Find an Electrician Website Coming Soon!

17th September 2020

We are pleased to announce we are in the final stages of unveiling our brand new Find an Electrician website. The website will be officially launched later this month, and we are looking forward to providing this valuable service for our members.

This new-look Find an Electrician search directory will feature our NECA members across South Australia and Northern Territory and the website... MORE

You are Invited to our NECA 2020 Apprentice Awards Dinner!

4th September 2020

On behalf of NECA South Australia / Northern Territory Chapter, we are pleased to invite members and industry representatives along with their partners and company representatives to our exclusive NECA 2020 Apprentice Awards Dinner. 

The 2020 NECA SA/NT Apprentice Awards Dinner is an exclusive premier event in the electrotechnology industry where we recognise the... MORE

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