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Is your life worth $30 asks Energex?

9 June 2022

New single electric blankets and heaters can be purchased for as little as $30, so is using a damaged one worth risking a life for? Read more...

Make ‘Look Up and Live’ part of your game plan

3 June 2022

As the crushing season and State of Origin series kick off this month, Energex is reminding cane farmers and harvester operators to think about their game plan for working near overhead powerlines. Read more...

Firies, Energex and Ergon share powerful life saving tips for drivers this Easter

12 April 2022

Firies, Energex and Ergon have joined forces to highlight what to do if your vehicle ends up with powerlines across after a traffic crash. Read more...

Look Up and Live - rise in worksite incidents sparks safety warning

15 March 2022

After an alarming increase in heavy vehicles and machinery contacting powerlines, Energex is appealing to workers in high-risk industries to Look Up and Live and Dial Before you Dig. Read more...

Power up, up and away! Energex begins chopper inspections of the power network

3 February 2022

Communities across South East Queensland may see low-flying choppers or drones above Energex’s electrical network over the coming months. Read more...

More bloody legends needed to help save lives

25 January 2022

Ergon Energy and Energex’s “bloody legends” made a massive difference to the lives of Queenslanders in 2021 by giving 865 plasma donations and 457 whole blood donations to save an estimated 4086 lives. Read more...

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...