You must have an electrical licence before starting any electrical wiring work in NSW regardless of the cost or type of work. We’ve provided information for electrical licence holders and anyone looking to qualify for an electrical licence on the pages below.

In December 2014, Automatic Mutual Recognition laws started allowing specific licensed Electricians from Queensland, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory to work in NSW without obtaining a NSW licence. Go to the Automatic Mutual Recognition – East Coast Electricians page for more information.

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