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Specialist Contractors Association Business Luncheon

3rd May 2022

Are you affected by unfair contract terms, ridiculous insurance requirements and the Security of Payment laws? Then this is the event for you!

Specialist Contractors Association are hosting a business luncheon to inform, educate and discuss the much needed reforms to the building and construction industry for subcontractors. 

Held on Friday 20 May at the National Wine Centre,... MORE

NECA Federal Budget 2022-2023 Member Update

30th March 2022

NECA is pleased to provide members with a snapshot of key measures contained in the federal government’s budget delivered by the Treasurer, Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, on 29 March 2022.

This document is a high-level guide only to those initiatives that are of direct or indirect relevance and/or benefit to businesses in the electrical and communications contracting industry... MORE

NECA Succeeds in Solar Campaign as Governments Commit to Extending Inverter Deadline

16th December 2021

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has... MORE

We Need Your Input: Schedule of Test Results with Certificates of Compliance

16th December 2021

We have been approached by the Office of the Technical Regulator (OTR) to obtain feedback from industry in relation to the inclusion of mandatory recording of electrical test results with eCOCs as recommended by clause 8.3.2.2. of the AS/NZS 3000 Wiring Rules.

The proposal may be in the form of an attachment to the electronic... MORE

CABAC's Christmas Super Saving Sale On Now!

16th December 2021

Our new national business partner, CABAC, is having a Christmas Super Savings Sale which is running out at until the end of this month! 

You can download the catalogue by clicking here... MORE

Looking to sell your business? Looking for more freedom?

9th December 2021

You’ve worked hard to build your business, so is it time to finally reap the rewards?

At CME, we understand the importance of passing on a business to a reliable purchaser, without leaving staff and clients with nowhere to go. Or maybe you still want to stay involved, but simply step back from the day-to-day responsibilities of ownership.

If you have a successful... MORE

Call for Nominations to Represent NECA on Standards Australia Committees

28th October 2021

NECA represents its members on over 40 Standards Australia committees. 28 of these are actively working on amendments to current editions and/or new editions. These Standards include the Wiring Rules, High Voltage, all solar standards, hazardous areas, cabling, communication standards and many more. There are also a number of vacancies on committees that require filling.

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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

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