13 April 2022
Ausgrid is reminding all political candidates and their staff not to attach campaign material to electrical assets in the leadup to the Federal Election.
Under the Electricity supply act 1995 it is an offence to interfere with electricity assets without approval as it can pose serious safety risks. This includes attaching campaign posters or any other material to power poles.
During election campaigns we receive multiple complaints from customers and will then ask relevant candidates to remove their material immediately.
To report posters on poles call Ausgrid General Enquiries on 13 13 65 (9:00 - 16:30)
To report hazards and electrical emergencies including fallen wires and dangerous poles, please call us immediately on 13 13 88.
Please treat electricity cables as live. For more information relating to safety head to: www.ausgrid.com.au/Your-safety