Community Session 3: Energy Safe Victoria Part 1 - Safety and High Voltage Transmission Lines

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Event Date(s) and Time(s)

Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 - 07:00


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Event Organising Body: 
Moorabool Shire Council
Event Organiser: 
Loren Dela Cruz


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This is the first of 2 community sessions with Energy Safe Victoria.

In Part 1, we will address the following topics regarding electrical safety in relation to the proposed Western Victoria Transmission Network Project:

  • Comparison of transmission and distribution networks 
  • Fire risk / potential impact of transmission lines
  • Induced voltage
  • Arc flash risk 

Wednesday 21 October 2020
6pm- 7pm

Click here to join the online community session

Members of the public are encouraged to submit questions prior to each session via this online form. There will also some limited opportunity for live Q&A with the presenters during the session.

If you know someone who doesn't have access to the internet and would benefit from this session, please contact our Major Developments team on (03) 5366 7100 to see how we can accommodate. 


Energy Safe Victoria is a technical and safety regulator responsible for the safe generation, supply and use of electricity, gas and pipelines. We look forward to hearing from Energy Safe Victoria representatives: Brett Fox, Head of Electrical Network Infrastructure, and Gavin Jackson, Team Leader, Safety Systems Assurance.

Brett is an experienced electrical safety management professional with 20+ years working in a regulatory environment, and overall 30+ years of specialist knowledge from working in electrical infrastructure design, construction, maintenance, operations and ensuring practices are safe.

Gavin has over 30 years professional experience in the electrical industry commencing as a Distribution Officer in the SECV and, after completion of an Electrical Engineering Degree, working as a qualified Engineer in diverse roles in design, electrical network planning, and engineering standards in a large distribution company. He gained further experience in the asset maintenance area manager in the railway industry. 

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Tuesday, 29 September, 2020 - 10:01