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Stafford QLD 4053
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Transmission Line EMFs - What Do We Know About Them? Monday, 17 September 2012

The debate over electromagnetic fields (EMFs) generated by transmission lines has subsided in recent years. But is has not been fully resolved; it may never be, due to the extremely low probabilities of risk involved. An excellent article, in a recent industry journal, highlights the trap that some local authorities have fallen into, in trying to distance themselves from this issue. ... see more

NBN Drafting Template Unsuitable for Construction Use Tuesday, 19 June 2012

NBN Co's drafting template for conduit plans for new subdivisions is quite unsuitable for construction use. NBN Co appears disinterested. We invite comments from other consultants. How are you coping with this template? ... see more

Builder's should ensure that homes are fibre-ready Thursday, 2 February 2012

Builders need to ensure that new homes are wired to take full advantage of the telecommunications services that will be available from NBN fibre. The NBN fibre will enable services like video on demand, IPTV and teleworking via HD video conferencing. To access these services ... see more

Developers Beware: New Legislation Mandates Fibre-Ready Estates Sunday, 10 June 2012

Developers, consultants, contractors and local authorities should be aware that the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Fibre Deployment) Act 2011, which received royal assent on 26 September 2011, mandates the installation of fibre-ready conduits in virtually all new subdivisions and other developments. This is now Commonwealth law, enforceable by ACMA. ... see more

Telstra Slow With New Connection? Thursday, 17 May 2012

Lately we have received several enquiries about slow connection of telephone services to new subdivisions. Well, do you know about Telstra's Customer Service Guarantee? ... see more

Brisbane City Council refines its comms conduits policy Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has now confirmed where BCC telecommunications conduits must be installed by developers. The background to this story can be found in our new items dated 12/7/11, 19/7/11 and 10/8/11. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has now advised, by way of correspondence ... see more