The much anticipated new 2018 version of AS/NZS 3000:2018 was published on 26 June 2018.
All states have a 6 month implementation period, to allow the industry to view, gain education and then implement the new requirements. Importantly, this 6 month implementation period will cease on 1 January 2019 and it will then be mandatory for electrical contractors to implement the changes in the 2018 version or else face non-compliance implications.
1. Online access to the new standard from ME Safety – Members Only
2. Download Guidance Documents – Members Only
3. Advice – Members Only
Need more help, contact our technical hotline on 1300 889 198.
5. Wiring Rules Events & Communication – Members Only
To keep you informed and assist you through the transition period, we will be running a series of information sessions across the country in coming months. For a list of current events visit here
If contractors do not comply with the new requirements they will be subject to non-compliance implications, including: