AS/NZS 3000:2018 Draft Amendment 2 open for public comment

Members are advised that draft Amendment 2 of AS/NZS 3000:2008 Electrical installations – Wiring Rules, is available for public comment until 17 November 2020.

The 13 page draft amendment is available to download from the Standards Australia hub and has also been uploaded to TKB as a PDF for your convenience.  

This draft Amendment applies to the following sections - Preface and Index, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8. Specifically:

Clauses 1.5.3.1, 2.6.2.2.1, 2.6.2.2.2, 2.6.3.2.2, 2.6.3.2.5, 2.6.3.2.6, 2.10.2.2, 2.10.3.2, 3.4.3, 3.6.2, 4.3.1, 6.2.4.1, 7.3.4.1, 8.3.101 (new), 8.3.7, 8.3.8, 8.3.10
Table 6.1
Figures 7.3, 7.4, 7.5 and 7.6

Should you wish to submit your feedback to Standards Australia, please do so prior to the close date of 17 November 2020, via the Standards Australia hub portal

How to submit comments via the Standards Australia Standards hub:

1. Register at https://hub.standards.org.au/hub/public/listOpenCommentingPublication.action

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Conditions for comment
Comments are welcome on the technical content, wording and general arrangement of the draft.


How the requirements of this draft coordinate with other Standards is of particular importance and you are invited to point out any areas where changes or additions to this draft may be necessary. Editorial matters (i.e. spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.) will be corrected before final publication.

Please provide supporting reasons and suggested wording for each comment. Where you consider that specific content is too simplistic, too complex or too detailed please provide an alternative.

Only comments submitted via the Standards Australia Standards Hub site before midnight on the closing date will be reviewed by the committee. The Hub automatically submits comments to the committee. Any other communication will not be considered by the committee.

At the expiry of the comment period, the committee responsible for the document is obliged to give serious consideration to all comments received. However, normally no acknowledgement of comment is sent.