Membership Package

Member Benefits


Running your own electrical contracting business is both rewarding and challenging. Whether you’re starting your business, planning to take it to the next level or growing your team, Master Electricians can help guide your business journey.

As a member you’ll gain access to help and advice, tools to improve your business performance and exclusive savings.

Help + Advice

With support for technical, business structuring and employment issues, plus specialist safety knowledge, we’re your trusted business partner when you need help and advice.

Business Tools

Gain access to safety systems, SWMS, toolbox talks, 14 Australian Standards and procedures to run your business safely and efficiently. Unlock additional business tools including Telstra Trades Assist and The Cube through the Accreditation program.

Savings

Through our partnership network, our members can save on business expenses including insurances, finance and bookkeeping products, small business plans, legal advice, fuel, vehicles and recruitment.

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The Membership Package

  • New Member Offer

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    CNW Voucher
    CNW $50 voucher to use at your next visit.
    Complimentary Welcome Events
    First Branch Meeting.
    First Women in Contracting event.
    $200 Conference Credit to attend the annual MEA Conference.
  • Member Discounts

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    Phone plans

    Discount for Master Electrician Members
    New Telstra Tradie Plan 15% off Tesltra Small Business Plans
    Valued at $486 – based on 3 mobiles on $90-month plans
    Bendigo Bank offers

     

    MEA members now receive special offers on eligible financial products at Bendigo Bank.

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    Click here for EFTPOS deals

    Car deals
    Car Tendering service for Members.
    Volkswagen

    Fleet rates with Volkswagen
    Saving $2,000+ per vehicle
    Health Insurance

    3% discount off the standard Premium with BUPA
    Valued at $180 p/a saving, based on basic family cover, no extras
    Business Insurance

    Business insurance discounts and specialised risk analysis from Comsure. e.g. PI and PL.

    Does not apply to Life Insurance.

    Life Insurance

    Life insurance preferred pricing from Concept Benefit Planning
    Legal

    First 20 minutes of initial legal consultation free with someone who knows your industry
    Valued at $150+
    Job Management Software

     

    Tradify – get your first user free for 6 months plus a 20% discount on the subscription fees for any additional users.

    Valued at $420 p/a in year 1 and $252 p/a every year after that based on a business with 3 users

    Accounting Software (Xero)

    Minimum 20% discount on Xero packages. All NEW Xero customers also receive the first three months free.
    Valued at $240 p/a year 1, $60 p/a post year 1, based on basic package
    Fuel Discounts (WEX)
    4cpl discount
  • Standards

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    Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000
    Unlimited Access to MEA’s detailed AS/NZS3000:2018 Guidance Notes
    AS\NZS Standards

    Unlimited access to AS/NZS 3000:2018.
    Access to MEA’s proprietary AS3000 Guidance Notes.
    Plus unlimited technical advice to assist you transition before 1 January 2019.Valued at $249.50Unlimited access to 14 Australian Standards*, saving you $2,015. Standards include:

    • AS/NZS 3000:2007, Electrical Installations (Known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    • AS/NZS 3001:2008, Electrical Installations – Transportable Structures and Vehicles Including Their Site Supplies
    • AS/NZS 3003:2011, Electrical Installations – Patient Areas
    • AS/NZS 3008:1.1:2017, Electrical Installations – Selection of Cables – Cables for Alternate Voltages up to and Including 0.6/1Kv – Typical Australian Installation Conditions
    • AS/NZS 3010:2005, Electrical Installations – Generating Sets
    • AS/NZS 3012: 2010, Electrical Installations – Construction and Demolition Sites
    • AS/NZS 3017:2007, Electrical Installations – Verification Guidelines
    • AS/NZS 3820:2009, Essential Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment
    • AS/NZS 4509.1:2009, Stand-alone Power Systems – Safety and Installation
    • AS/NZS 4836:2011, Safe Working on or Near Low-voltage Electrical Installations and Equipment
    • AS/NZS 5033:2014, Installation and Safety Requirements for Photovoltaic (PV) Arrays
    • AS 2293.1-2005, Emergency Escape Lighting and Exit Signs for Buildings – System Design installation and Operation
    • AS/NZS 4777.1-2016, Grid Connection of Energy System via Inverters – Installation Requirements
    • AS/NZS 2293.2:1995, Emergency Evacuation Lighting for Buildings – Inspections and Maintenance

    *Digital versions of the above standards are available for ME Members via the ME Safety program.

    Valued at $2,250

  • Advice

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    Workplace Relations Advice
    UNLIMITED calls to the Master Electricians Workplace Relations hotline.

    Includes access to templates, processes and representations at the Fair Work Commission.

    Valued $3,640 (at $280 month based on conservative comparison with competitor equivalent services (based on 2 employees)

    Technical Advice
    UNLIMITED calls to the Master Electricians Technical hotline

    Value at $2,400 ($200 month based on average member call rates)

  • Updates and Information

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    Circuit Magazine

    11 issues per annum mailed to you. 3 CPD Points Tasmania

    Valued at $66 pa subscription

    Weekly Member Emails

    Weekly email updating members on issues and events

    Valued at $200 pa subscription

    CEO Update

    Preeminent monthly update to members on key industry issues at state and national level.

    Valued at $500 pa subscription

    E-Alerts

    Stay up to date on key industry issues with ALERTA to keep you informed.

    Valued at $200 pa subscription

    Facebook Members only page

    Informal meeting point for members to exchange ideas
    Benchmark Survey
    Access to the Master Electricians Benchmark Survey Report – providing benchmark industry charge out rates by state and nationally

    Valued at $499 RRP

  • MEA Online

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    Details

    Members Only Website
    Member only information, including access to a wide range of policies, procedures and events
  • Safety / Accreditation

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    ME Safety

    Master Electricians Safety Express License for one user

    Start your safety journey with our safety program, ME Safety Express. This entry-level license gives you access to important documents and toolbox video tutorials to start implementing a safety management plan in your business.

    Your free subscription to ME Safety Express will start you on the path to a safer workplace. Feel like you need a bigger system? ME Safety is completely scaleable, and we’ve developed two additional programs – ME Safety Essential and ME Safety Pro – that you can upgrade to if needed*.

    Find out more about ME Safety

    Valued at $500

    Accreditation

    The Master Electricians Accreditation program focuses on quality and safety. It recognises and rewards the superior performance of an electrical contracting business.

    Accredited Members now have access to new business benefits including:

    Telstra Trades Assist – A digital tool to manage your business and improve the way you work.

    The CUBE – A facilitated business planning tool that helps you to achieve your professional objectives and increase profitability.

    Telstra Online Essentials – Take your business online with a custom-built web page and Google My Business listing.

    Click here for more info

  • Business Acquisition

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    FAME
    Be included in Find a Master Electrician (FAME), our system enabling consumers to search for members to confirm they are using a certified Master Electrician Member.
  • Networking and Events

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    Annual Conference
    Held in an overseas location every two years
    Branch meetings
    Get together on a regular basis with other members to learn, support each other and have fun
    Women in Contracting
    Our luncheon series for the ladies (& gents) with guest speakers
    Excellence Awards
    Enter our Awards and be recognised for excellence in the industry
    Golf Days
    Apprentice Club
    Receive information and updates to stay at the forefront

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