The Electrical Industry Excellence Awards is the industry’s pre-eminent award series, designed to celebrate and showcase the quality of our industry.

The National Excellence Awards acknowledges the achievements across the breadth of the events industry and showcase the outstanding work and excellence of individuals and businesses in Australia.

Submissions close Friday 29 April with judging dates announced by late March 2022.

  • The Apprentice of the Year

    The Apprentice of the Year Award seeks to recognise a well-rounded electrical apprentice, focusing on technical skills, educational aptitude, workplace contributions, health and safety compliance, team and leadership skills and extracurricular activities including community involvement.

    Note: Judging will include a practical and theory activity.

  • Master Electrician of the Year

    The Master Electrician of the Year Award is presented to a Company who has shown a commitment to professionalism, quality, safety and the industry that stands them apart from their peers.

    Note: To be entered into this Award category, the nominee must be a Master Electrician.

  • Electrician of the Year (Tradie)

    The Electrician of the Year Award (Tradie) is presented to an Electrician who has outstanding technical skills, has a commitment to ongoing learning (upskilling) and safety, all of which stands them apart from their peers.

    Note: Judging will include a practical and theory activity.

  • Women in Contracting Award

    The Women in Contracting Award is presented to an outstanding female in a management, leadership or support role within the electrical contracting industry. These women often provide a variety of functions within the business including sales, HR, administration, marketing, PR, finance and much more.

    Note: This award is for a non-technical role as it relates to the electrical industry. Female technical applications should apply in the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ or ‘Electrician (Tradie) of the Year’ categories.
  • Residential Project of the Year

    (Electrical component only)

    This award covers a single residential project in the domestic sector where the applicant’s contract value is less than $1 million.

    Judges in this category are looking at the technical aspects of the project along with the businesses commitment to safety, employee development and industry involvement.

    Project Photos are vital.

  • Commercial Project of the Year

    (Electrical component only)

    This award covers all commercial projects regardless of the applicant’s contract value.

    Project Photos are vital.

  • Industrial Project of the Year

    (Electrical component only)

    This award covers all Industrial and Mining projects regardless of the applicant’s contract value.

    Project Photos are vital.

  • Energy Efficiency Project of the Year

    This award covers all energy efficiency projects such as solar or wind regardless of the applicant’s contract value.

    Project Photos are vital.

View the 2021 Excellence Awards Winners

The State and National Awards will be held in capital cities across the country on Saturday 6 August 2022, with the National Awards simulcast live across all states.

Event details will be announced in 2022, but will include:

  • Spectacular 3 course dinner
  • Drinks package
  • National simulcast across Australia
  • Music, and if you’re in the mood a little dancing…

Who will be our 2022 State and National winners?

All electrical contractors and relevant staff can enter the awards.  It’s a wonderful way for you and/or your business and staff to be recognised and for the industry to celebrate your achievements.

Who can enter?
  • Master Electricians and their staff can enter all categories
  • Non Master Electricians and their staff can enter all categories except Master Electrician of the Year (business)
Nominate an outstanding colleague, Business or Project in the 2022 Electrical Industry Excellence Awards

Sponsors

     

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  • Terms and Conditions
    1. The Electrical Industry Excellence Awards (Awards) are conducted by Master Electricians Association, Queensland Industrial Organisation of Employers (“MEA”)

     

    1. In these terms and conditions of entry (Terms), unless otherwise stated, a reference to “you” or “your” includes you in your personal capacity.

     

    1. Master Electricians are eligible to enter any/all award categories. Electrical contractors who are not Master Electricians can enter any category excluding Master Electrician of the Year (business).

     

    1. To enter, you must comply with the Terms; submit your entry and be available to attend Awards events and associated activities, including judging days.

     

    1. We reserve the right to declare your entry ineligible, or disqualify your entry if, during the Period, in the sole discretion of us if: you are unable to represent or promote the Awards in a satisfactory manner; or you have not complied with these Terms and/or the entry form is incomplete; or we determine that you or your business is involved in any conduct or any activity (of both a personal or business nature) that is illegal; is fraudulent; or may harm us, our name or reputation; or Information provided by you is deficient, false, misleading, or provided unlawfully.

     

    1. We reserve the right to disqualify entries at any time in the event of non-compliance with these Terms.

     

    1. State and Territory Awards: Finalists in each Award Category will be eligible to win that Award for their State or Territory.

     

    1. Category winners in each State or Territory will be eligible to win an Award at the National final in their respective category.

     

    1. We do not provide feedback on entries. We may review publicly available information regarding you/your business, including on websites, social media and in media activity in assessing and judging your entry.

     

    1. We collect personal information (as defined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and other information relating to your business operations in various ways, such as in the entry form and on judging days. If you do not provide the personal and business information requested, you cannot participate in the Awards. All entries become the property of Master Electricians Australia.

     

    1. By participating in the Awards, you consent for us to use and disclose your personal information for the purposes of Administering the Awards and as set out in our Privacy Statement available here, and to our related entities, business partners, agencies, sponsors and other parties engaged to provide services in connection with the Awards

     

    1. You agree that your consent continues with us unless otherwise withdrawn. If you wish to withdraw your consent to receive marketing material email us at info@masterelectricians.com.au.

     

    1. By entering the Awards, you agree that during and after the Period, you will participate and co-operate as required with all reasonable marketing activities, including but not limited to being interviewed, videoed, and photographed. We reserve the right to use any materials supplied by you and created by us, in connection with your entry to the Awards or the promotion of the Awards without compensation.

     

    1. To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any loss (including indirect and consequential loss) or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Awards including the supply of goods or services by any person to you, and where applicable to any persons accompanying you.

     

    1. The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

     

    1. We accept no responsibility for any tax or other liabilities or expenses that may arise from your participation in the Awards.

     

    1. We have the right to alter or cancel part or all of the Awards at any time without notice to you.