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Energex converts living room into lifesaving classroom

23 April 2020

With most primary school children currently learning from home Energex has modified its highly-successful Safety Heroes electrical safety program to be delivered free by parents. Read more...

Energex shelves non-critical works to keep power on in the ‘burbs

6 April 2020

With so many people currently working from and staying home Energex has postponed non-critical maintenance that would usually require a planned power interruption. Read more...

Energex’s new, free SMS service sheds light on outages

2 April 2020

Energex has launched a new, free SMS notification service to keep customers informed about power outages as Queenslanders are advised to stay close to home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Ergon-Energex Community Fund deadline extended

23 March 2020

With so many community groups focused on their response to COVID-19, we’ve extended the deadline for applications to the 2020 Ergon-Energex Community Fund. Read more...

COVID-19: Our response

18 March 2020

With so much concern about the global COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it might help to know what we’re doing to support our fellow Queenslanders. Read more...

The power of a dollar: handy tips to save energy and money

27 February 2020

Have you ever wondered how much each appliance in your home costs to run and how you can use them more efficiently? Read more...

Axe-wielding copper thief narrowly escapes death

6 February 2020

A would-be copper cable thief is lucky to be alive after chopping through an 11,000-volt Energex cable with an axe and taking out power to more than 800 homes in Slacks Creek and Woodridge yesterday. Read more...

Boaties urged to be aware of powerlines and underwater cables

8 January 2020

Energex and the Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) have joined forces urging boaties to be aware of overhead powerlines and submarine power cables crossing Queensland’s waterways. Read more...

Energex crews on duty so Queenslanders can relax over Christmas

20 December 2019

While many Queenslanders will take a break over the festive season, Energex will have teams working around the clock to monitor the electricity network, keep the lights on, take fault calls and respond to emergency outages. Read more...

Stay electrically safe installing Christmas lights this weekend

28 November 2019

It’s this time of year the community channels its inner Clark Griswold and begins the ritual of setting up Christmas lights and other powered decorations in and around their home. Read more...