BRCA Bytes Q4 2019

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Welcome to the Q4 2019 issue of BRCA Bytes for Registered Cablers While most consumers at this time of the year start winding down for summer holidays, it’s common for many cablers to find themselves flat out juggling heavy workloads right up till almost the end of the year. November often turns out to be the busiest month of the …

BRCA Bytes June 2019

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Welcome to the Q2 2019 issue of BRCA Bytes for Registered Cablers There is so much to learn from this issue – from updates on the latest ICT technologies and cabling standards, to new laws on employment and contracting, to the economic outlook for the construction industry. With such diversity, you probably won’t be interested in reading every article below, …

BRCA Bytes March 2019

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Revised cabling product and installation regulations out for public comment The long-awaited Draft Customer Cabling Product standard (DR S008_2019) and Draft Customer Cabling Installation standard (DR S009_2019) were recently released for public comment. DR S008_2019 ‘Requirements for customer cabling products’ applies to cabling products (including cable and related customer equipment) intended for connection to the customer side of the boundary …

BRCA Bytes September 2018

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CEO’s Bulletin Standards, standards, standardsThis issue of BRCA Bytes is dominated by news about the imminent release of a number of important standards into Australia that have an immediate impact on all registered cablers. So it’s most important that you read through the articles below to find out what’s about to happen in the industry. We’ll also show you how …

BRCA Bytes May 2018

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  Australian Business payments fastest on record: report According financial analyst firm illion, late payment times for Australian business dropped to their lowest level on record in Q4 2017, with the average late payment time at 11.9 days during Q4, down 17.5% from 14.4 days during the prior corresponding period, and a long way down from 22 days in 2013.The …

BRCA Bytes December 2017

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Renewing your registration online  Late last year, BRCA introduced an online Cabling Registration renewal process to simplify the procedure for cablers. As with all new initiatives, we had a few ‘teething problems’ to start with, but we’ve ironed them out, so it’s quite a simple process. Over the past year, several cablers have conveniently renewed their registrations, as well as …

December 2016 BRCA Blog

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CEO’s Bulletin This is the last edition of BRCA Bytes for 2016 and, as you read through it, you’ll see there are a lot of things going in our industry that will have an impact on what we do in 2017 and beyond. Firstly, we’re pleased to inform you of the ACMA’s continued attention given to the telecommunications cabling industry, most recently with its …

October 2016 BRCA Blog

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CEO’s Bulletin A lot has happened in the telecommunications cabling world since our last edition of BRCA Bytes, and I’m sure you’ll find several informative articles on what’s going on in our cabling industry. Firstly, you need to be aware the ACMA inspectors are actively auditing cablers on commercial and domestic sites, checking if cablers are compliant with the law by being registered. …

FAQ’s on Cabling Provider Rules from ACMA

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Following the introduction of Cabling Competencies, which took effect 1 July 2014, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) recently compiled a list of FAQs in consultation with all the cabling registrars, including BRCA.