News & Views

$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

Government Information on Building Skills and Finding Work​

3rd September 2020

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Senator for Western Australia

28 August 2020


It has been a difficult time for many across Australia due to the health restrictions and... MORE

Helping Tradies Unclog Some Tax Questions

25th June 2020

With tax time just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you can and can’t claim in your tax return. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has these handy tips to help employee tradies tackle some common claims in their industry.

You can claim a deduction for the cost of using a car you own, lease or hire (under a hire-purchase arrangement) when you... MORE

NECA SA/NT's New Partnership with Rexel Australia

28th May 2020

We are extremely pleased to announce we have recently partnered with Rexel Australia, the electrical wholesaler who proactively services their customers better than anyone else in the country.

The partnership will not only provide NECA SA/NT members access to exclusive deals and benefits when... MORE

Exclusive to Colterlec Fluke Offer

14th May 2020

COLTERLEC has been delivering quality engineered electrical product solutions for over 25 year across Australian industry from mining and manufacturing to waste water treatment and transport to oil and gas to food and beverage. We are 100% Australian owned and operated and continue to partner with leading global suppliers such as Crompton, Eaton, Marechal Electric, Phoenix EMS, Fluke, Moxa and... MORE

Introducing Our New Digital WHS Products!

11th May 2020

We are excited to announce the official launch of our newest products for NECA SA/NT members:  ‘HSEQ Digital’ and 'HSE Digital - Small Business'. 

HSEQ Digital

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) South Australia / Northern Territory Chapter has developed ‘HSEQ Digital’: an online & app solution for our... MORE


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