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Energex and VMR urge boaties to be aware of powerlines and cables

20 January 2022

Energex and the Voluntary Marine Rescue (VMR) have joined forces for Australia Day, when everyone hits the water, to remind boaties of overhead powerlines and submarine power cables crossing waterways. Read more...

Firies and Energex urge you to switch off before heading off these holidays

23 December 2021

Energex and Queensland Fire & Emergency Services are urging holidaymakers to safeguard against fire and save on electricity by switching off before heading off these holidays. Read more...

Ho, ho, ho! Look Up and Live: Santa’s powerline safety message

14 December 2021

The world’s oldest and best-loved pilot is urging others to download Energex’s free Look Up and Live app to plan safe work near powerlines. Read more...

Energex’s plea to dog owners after more savage attacks

8 December 2021

After 272 dog-related incidents affecting Queensland electricity meter readers in less than two years, Energex is appealing to dog owners to do their bit to keep their communities safe. Read more...

Christmas light electrical safety the key this weekend – Energex

25 November 2021

With a flurry of neighbourhood Christmas light installations traditionally occurring in the coming days, Energex is urging everyone to ensure it’s done with electrical safety in mind. Read more...

A spike in vehicles vs power network sparks Energex warning

18 November 2021

An increase in motorists crashing into green electrical pillar boxes found in Queensland’s underground power housing estates has sparked a warning from Energex. Read more...

Power networks restock their storm kits to support Queenslanders

3 November 2021

Energex crews are all set for summer and they’re urging their fellow Queenslanders to ensure they too are prepared for the impact of severe storms, floods, cyclones and bushfires. Read more...

Power networks restock their storm kits to support Queenslanders

2 November 2021

Energex crews are all set for summer and they’re urging their fellow Queenslanders to ensure they too are prepared for the impact of severe storms, floods, cyclones and bushfires. Read more...

Energex and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services urge extra caution when burning for hazard reduction near electricity assets

13 October 2021

Energex and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) are urging property owners to take extra precautions while conducting controlled burns near the electricity network. Read more...

Energex urges green thumbs to plant safely near high voltage

6 October 2021

After a couple of electric shock close calls with members of the public in recent times and the gardening season now here, Energex is urging people not to plant tall trees or bamboo near powerlines. Read more...