Media releases

School holidays are just around the corner and Ausgrid is asking parents, carers and school teachers to remind their children of some simple electricity rules so they enjoy a safe summer.
Date
06/12/2016
Richard Gross has today been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ausgrid by its new Board of Directors. The Board will be led by independent Chairman Peter Magarry following AustralianSuper and IFM Investors’ acquisition of a 50.4% interest in the long-term lease of Ausgrid.
Date
01/12/2016
Ausgrid and Newcastle City Council will work together on the removal and replacement of about 30 local street trees growing under powerlines to help protect the reliability and safety of the community’s electricity supply.
Date
04/11/2016
Ausgrid understands and acknowledges the concerns raised by the local community in parts of Sydney’s inner west about the effect of our tree trimming on the amenity of local streets and neighbourhoods.
Date
29/09/2016
Ausgrid is urging property owners with private poles and powerlines to make sure they are prepared for the bushfire danger period.
Date
13/09/2016
A specialist helicopter crew will use thermal imaging equipment to survey Ausgrid’s major powerlines to locate hot spots on the network ahead of the bushfire season.
Date
23/08/2016
Primary school students throughout NSW will receive hands-on lessons next month on how to stay safe around electricity as part of a state-wide awareness program.
Date
23/08/2016
In coming months, all solar and battery systems up to 30 kilowatts in size will be fast-tracked, saving customers more than $200 on their applications.
Date
27/07/2016
The safe management of the risks posed by the potential presence of asbestos in the electricity industry continues to be our highest priority.
Date
22/07/2016
Ausgrid is inviting nominations for a community stakeholder working group to help review tree trimming guidelines and shape its future engagement on vegetation management.
Date
30/06/2016