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Updates and news from around our network

06 Dec 2016

School holiday safety

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.


01 Dec 2016

Ausgrid appoints Chief Executive Officer

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.


04 Nov 2016

Partnership approach to tree management

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.


29 Sep 2016

Statement on tree trimming in Sydney's inner west

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.


13 Sep 2016

Bushfire prevention a must for private poles and powerlines

Ausgrid is urging property owners with private poles and powerlines to make sure they are prepared for the bushfire danger period.


23 Aug 2016

Helicopter crews scan for hot spots on major powerlines

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.


23 Aug 2016

NSW students learn how to stay safe around electricity

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.


27 Jul 2016

Ausgrid to cut fees and fast-track solar and battery applications

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.


22 Jul 2016

Safe management of asbestos continues

The safe management of the risks posed by the potential presence of asbestos in the electricity industry continues to be our highest priority.


30 Jun 2016

Tree trimming engagement outcomes

Ausgrid is inviting nominations for a community stakeholder working group to help review tree trimming guidelines and shape its future engagement on vegetation management.