Media releases

Ausgrid is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Helen Nugent AO as its Independent Chairman.
Date
03/03/2017
Ausgrid has begun work today on the Old Meadowbank Railway Bridge as part of a project to replace underground power cables between Wentworth Point and Top Ryde.
Date
06/02/2017
Ausgrid trims trees growing too close to powerlines to help keep the public safe around the electricity network and reduce the risk of bushfires. Trees contacting powerlines also cause up to one in four blackouts.
Date
01/02/2017
Keeping our homes cool in the summer sun can be a challenge for many households, but managing the impact on your electricity bills doesn’t have to be a daunting task.
Date
09/01/2017
Ausgrid is encouraging New South Wales households to start the New Year right, with a resolution to be more energy efficient.
Date
19/12/2016
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