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If you’ve received one of those dreaded electrical defect notices, our Sydney electricians can handle all issues. Call our experienced professionals and let us take a look—we’ll ensure that your electricity isn’t disconnected.

We take electrical defect notices so seriously that we consider it an emergency repair. If you need us any time of the night or day, we’ll repair the fault correctly and make sure you’re able to remove the notice.

What Is An Electrical Defect Notice?

Endeavour Energy or Ausgrid will issue a notice if your electrical connection or set-up fails to comply with the safety standards. The NSW Electricity Supply Act 1995 has strict conditions for the maintenance and supply of electricity.

Distributors whose networks ignore code will face closure, and if the provider feels that your electrical connections pose a safety hazard to the rest of the grid, you will receive a notice.

There are several reasons for these electrical defect situations, including:

  • Adding a storey to a building
  • Installing a clothesline or antennae too near to the mains
  • Pool construction
  • Landscaping too close to service lines

If you have already received a defect notification, call Calibre Connect so that we can address it immediately.


Who Issues Electrical Defect Notices In Sydney, NSW?

  • Ausgrid covers Sydney Metropolitan, Hunter Valley, and Central Coast in New South Wales.
  • Endeavour Energy covers Sydney Greater West, Southern Highlands, Blue Mountains, South Coast, and Illawarra.

These companies are the only two entitled to issue such notices in New South Wales. After giving the notice, an inspector will arrive to ensure that you’ve followed up on the matter. If the inspection finds you are still non-compliant, the company will stop power to your property.

The auditor may give you a set time to fix the issue, but it is not obliged to warn you of upcoming inspections. If the company arrives to see that you’ve done nothing about the areas of concern, it might decide to disconnect you sooner.

It is best to be prepared. Call Calibre Connect as soon as possible and make sure your audit is successful.


Electrical Defect Notice Removal

The owner is the one who must ensure that the property is compliant—the liability stops with you.  If you’re renting, you will need to forward these letters to the landlord immediately.

The notice will state the nature of the defect and explain potential remedies. It will also give you a timeframe in which to complete any repairs.

While it may seem simple enough to make the fixes yourself, any electrical work requires a qualified electrician. It’s essential to call in a Level 2 electrician as quickly as possible.

At Calibre Connect, we ensure that our work meets all the safety standards so that you never have to see one of those dreaded defect notices again. Don’t risk having your lights switched off—give us a call today, and we’ll send someone out as fast as possible.


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Why Choose Us?


Kurt Sfiligoi


Marc and his team always do a fantastic job. They are unafraid to give you straight answers and recommend options, allowing you to have complete confidence that they are thinking about all possible outcomes. Work is done efficiently and effectively, with an outstanding final product. I will not hesitate to use Calibre Connect again in the future!
Maxim Consalvi


Many thanks to Calibre Connect team for doing a series of electrical odd jobs around our apartment. The guys were super clean and very careful/considerate to our apartments furnishing. Very much a no stress and high quality experience. Thanks Marc!

Elise Giallonardo


We had Calibre Connect do all of the electrical work associated with our kitchen renovation and we were incredibly pleased with the result! Marc was a pleasure to deal with throughout the whole process and he worked around our time schedule which was a big help. Honest, hard working, efficient and knowledgeable. We’ll definitely use Calibre Connect for future work. Thank you!