About Us

PowerLogic operates from the mid-north coast of NSW at Gladstone (a small village between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour). We have been in operation since 2005 and are a family owned Australian business.

We travel all over Australia to assist our clients.

PowerLogic is a registered trading name of Electrical Consulting and Training Pty Ltd. ABN: 38 116 092 365.

Our People

Chris Halliday

Chris is the principal trainer for PowerLogic. He has over 40 years in the electrical industry, specialising in electric incident/shock investigation training, electrical safety and power quality strategy.

Chris has spoken at numerous conferences including those for the EESA, MESA, ICHQP, E21C, Electrical Supply Industry Field Days, NSW Mines Electrical Engineering Safety Seminars, and the QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mining Engineers Meetings on topics such as power quality strategy, network monitoring, test instrument usage, electric shock investigations and electrical safety.

Chris has written articles for Industrial Electrix, Transmission and Distribution, Pace - Process and Control Engineering and Electrical Connection magazine on topics associated with electric incident/shock investigations, electrical safety including arc flash, power quality, etc.

He is a member of The Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) and Institute of Electrical Inspectors. He was previously been actively involved on committees including EESA, NENS and Qld Working Groups on vegetation clearing near powerlines and the ENA Reliability and Power Quality Working Group (a founding member).

His qualifications include a Masters in Electrical Power Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Management, Advanced Diploma in OH&S, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Advanced Certificate in Industrial Electronics, etc. He is also a licensed Qualified Supervisor – Electrician in NSW having completed an electrical trade before moving into electrical engineering. Chris is passionate about improving safety and the level of safety education in the electrical industry.

Daniel Halliday

Daniel brings a wealth of practical experience to PowerLogic, having been doing electrical contracting work, power quality investigations, energy management, comms cabling and non-destructive electrical testing, including thermal imaging, for the last 17 years for domestic, commercial and industrial clients. He is a qualified trainer and assessor and presently studying WHS.

Our Company

We seek to be environmentally responsible and minimise our impact on the environment by recycling and minimising waste, using environmental responsible products, using energy efficient equipment, generating solar electricity on our premise, and complying with or exceeding our statutory obligations.

Our office electrical energy is sourced solely from renewables and are moving to a paperless office. We are also working to reduce our carbon footprint from our vehicles.

We are also a financial sponsor of and actively involved in a wetland restoration and revegetation project as detailed opposite and below. In 2021 and 2014 we won a local NSW Business Chamber award for Excellence in Sustainability that recognised our efforts for the environment. We are a corporate member of Macleay Landcare Network Inc. and regularly support them in their efforts for sustainable land management and natural resource management.

Our mission is to “provide high quality electrical training courses to our existing and future clients and be the first business you think of when you need electrical training.”

We are Winners in Environmental Sustainability

We won the local award for Recognition in Sustainability in the Kempsey/Macleay area in 2021 and Excellence in Sustainability in 2014 and were a finalist in the NSW Mid-Coast Region in 2014.

Environmental Sponsorship

PowerLogic and Macleay Landcare are assisting in an environmental project at Gladstone NSW.

Two wetlands on the Halliday property are being restored with fencing and tree planting. The trees are ‘booming’.

Photo: A Yellow Spoonbill – a rare visitor to the Macleay Valley on the Halliday Wetland.

Community Support

PowerLogic provides assistance to our local tennis club at Kempsey.