Be Safe Around Swimming Pools & Wet Areas This Summer

Be Safe Around Swimming Pools & Wet Areas This Summer

Regardless of whether it’s a pool, kitchen, laundry or bathroom, water and electricity do not mix. Bare feet and wet skin can make you more susceptible to electric shock. If you are in a pool, even a small shock could lead to drowning due to loss of muscle...
Don’t Let Your Christmas Go Up In Flames

Don’t Let Your Christmas Go Up In Flames

Master Electricians Australia is urging all Australians to exercise a high degree of caution with electrical equipment over the coming days and to not let their Christmas go up in flames, literally. MEA CEO Malcolm Richards said that people need to be alert to...
Safety at Home

Safety at Home

Electricity is part of our lives. We use it from the moment we wake up (switch on lights or boil the kettle), through the day (radio, TV, computer or vacuum cleaner) and while we sleep (alarms, electric blankets). As a result, we can sometimes forget how powerful and...
Slash Air Con Running Costs this Summer!

Slash Air Con Running Costs this Summer!

Many households use their air-conditioner during daily peak demand times (around 4-8pm) in summer, increasing stress on the electricity network. Follow the tips below to save energy when using your air-conditioner and learn how to manage your home energy use during...
Save on Hot Water!

Save on Hot Water!

Electric element hot water systems can account for around 27% of home electricity use. There are many simple steps you can take to save energy and money with your hot water system and still enjoy the comforts of hot water at home. Economy tariffs Most electric hot...
Severe Weather Safety

Severe Weather Safety

South East Queensland experiences a series of extreme weather events from late spring through Summer to early Autumn, where the electricity network is impacted by storms and extreme heat. While our network can withstand these extreme weather conditions, it will always...