News & Views

2019 to bring new challenges on the IR front

8th February 2019


From an industrial relations perspective the year ahead will no doubt bring new challenges.  We expect to see industrial relations featuring heavily throughout the upcoming 2019 federal election campaign.

And Victorian electrical contracting... MORE

ISMAA Helping Our Apprentices Become Tomorrow’s Qualified Workforce.

29th January 2019


Adam Waterhouse, NECA Apprentice Mentor caught up with Matthew, a first year apprentice from Tasmania to share his experience with ISMAA (Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices) program.

The ISMAA program is a federally funding Industry specialist mentoring program for apprentices in the... MORE

Are Your Employees an Asset or a Liability?

29th January 2019

The Workplace Relations Advisors are often asked for advice on how to manage employees, workplace conduct, termination and redundancies. The 2018 HR Seminar series was put together to help answer some of your burning employee management related... MORE

Does your workplace meet the Australian regulations for height safety?

21st January 2019

Working at height is one of the leading causes of fatalities and major injuries in the workplace! In Australia, falls account for around 11% of deaths in the workplace, with half of these fatalities occurring from heights of three metres... MORE

Five Questions You Should Ask Your Insurance Broker

21st January 2019

As your business flourish, your insurance needs will grow and change. You need a broker that will help protect you and your assets in case of an emergency.


Below are the five of the most common and important... MORE

Would you travel in a driverless car?

11th January 2019



Semi-autonomous vehicles are predicted to arrive in Australia by 2020 and full autonomous cars are expected in 2025, according... MORE

Confused by the new Wiring System installation requirements?

7th January 2019
Since their release in June this year, the new Wiring Rules have sparked a lot of discussion throughout the electrical industry. The new... MORE

Future-proofing your business

7th January 2019

The electrical services industry is expected to experience growth in the next few years, the demand is less likely to come from residential building and more likely to be driven by niche markets such as IT cabling, renewable energy... MORE

DIY electrical work is illegal and extremely dangerous

7th January 2019
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Are we doing enough for the youth to join and engage with our industry?

7th January 2019

We are pleased to see the work demand increasing for our industry. There is a record level of projects coming on stream which will shift the market towards large infrastructural projects and there is a potential... MORE