Victoria & Tasmania Celebrations!

Congratulations to all winners and finalists at the VIC/TAS Excellence Awards breakfast!  It was great to see such talented and skilled tradies and business people represent the electrical contracting industry.  We’re looking forward to seeing all winners represent VIC/TAS at the National Excellence Awards night in November! Book your ticket

Take a look at some of the highlights captured during the event below.

Victoria & Tasmania 2019 Excellence Awards Winners


Commercial Project of the Year Winner

Congratulations to Ben Weston, Byrd Electrical

‘This was an extremely challenging project requiring high attention to detail. The finished product had a wow factor and far exceeded the clients’ expectations. Ben delivered the project with professionalism and passion.’



Women in Contracting Award

Congratulations to Sally Liddell, Right Connection Electrical

‘Sally has exceptional skills in time management – working on the tools, running her business, leading a team, quoting, invoicing and marketing, Sally does it all. She is passionate about her trade and being an advocate for other woman to join the industry, a deserving recipient of this award.’


Energy Efficiency Project of the Year Award

Congratulations to John Kurta, Kuga Electrical

‘Kuga Electrical are an outstanding example of matching the energy efficient needs of the client on a large-scale project, especially as the project was complex in its planning and execution whilst being delivered with substantial financial benefit.’


Legrand Apprentice of the Year Award

Congratulations to Chris Hargrave, Britton Electrical Solutions

‘Chris has a great relationship with his boss and refers to him as his inspiration. He has been an active participant in the implementation of ME training and safety connect in the business. Chris looks forward to completing his apprenticeship and working his way into a leadership role with his employer.’


Residential Project of the Year Award

Congratulations to Robert Urpis, Argus Technologies (right)

‘The project was a state-of-the-art home automation on a 4-storey houseboat. A unique project with many hurdles to overcome including managing the electricians living away from home and working in a dry dock where there was an established electrical contractor. A great team effort.’


Electrician (Tradie) of the Year Award

Congratulations to Clinton Richards, Clinton Richards Electrical

‘Clinton is a big believer in education and learning from his peers. He was a finalist last year in this category, has gone away, focused on key areas of development and returned a better businessman and tradesman. He has increased business profits and delivers excellent service to his customers.’


Master Electrician of the Year Award

Congratulations to Argus Technologies and Robert Urpis

‘Argus Technologies are at the forefront of technology, priding itself on energy efficiency and internal safety systems. A worthy winner of Master Electrician of the Year.’


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Master Electricians Excellence Awards Dinner

Saturday 16 November | Brisbane