ABOUT ACDC ELECTRICAL
ACDC Electrical and Communications Services (ACDC) is an Aboriginal owned and operated
business based in Katherine, in the Northern Territory. Founded by Kathy Glass in 2009, ACDC has many years' experience working with commercial and residential clients in the Katherine region, including in remote communities. The business provides a high standard of end-to-end electrical, communication and building services, with excellent customer service and strives to create Indigenous employment opportunities that improve the social and economic wellbeing of Aboriginal people in the region.
"Integrity and professionalism are the first things that come to mind when dealing with ACDC Electrical, no job is too small or too big with the follow-on support being exceptional at all levels. I found that the staff at ACDC listened intently to our requests and enquires, providing sound advice resulting in works being finished in a timely manner and under budget. I highly recommend ACDC for any electrical/refrigeration requirements whether it be domestic or industrial."
- Area Manager Spotless Services RAAF Base Tindal, Katherine NT
Our Mission - Quality Work and Customer Service
Our motto is to Always Strive Forward, serving all electrical needs from 12 volts to 12,000 volts. This directly reflects our passion and commitment to be the Katherine area's leading electrical contractor through our excellent quality of work, outstanding customer service, and constant progression and innovation in handling tomorrow's new technologies with yesterday's knowledge and experience.
We believe that this truly makes us a cut above the rest!
The ACDC Difference
When you partner with ACDC you benefit from over 20 years of experience to ensure your project finishes on time and on budget. Over the last 20 years we have refined our services to ensure they meet, and often exceed, our client's expectations. The ACDC difference can be experienced through:
- End-to-end services - providing clients with a comprehensive one-stop-shop for electrical, communications and building services.
- 12 full-time employees - each dedicated to single job at any one time.
- Using the latest technology - for real-time job scheduling on the road using satellite tracking ensuring highly responsive and on time services, every time.
Dedicated to Commercial Clients
At ACDC we are dedicated to servicing commercial clients across many sectors. We understand the importance of responsive, reliable and cost-effective services for our clients and currently service contracts with:
- Local, State and Federal Government Departments
- Residential builders
- Transfield services
- Spotless services
- Large electrical contractors
- Local small to medium sized businesses
Servicing Australias Remote North
ACDC's head office is based in Katherine, NT however overcoming significant logistical challenges ACDC services several thousand square kilometres in the remote north of Australia. All areas north to Darwin, south to Tennant creek, east to the Gulf areas and stretching to the Western Australian border to the west of Katherine. As an Aboriginal owned and operated company, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal communities, including a focus on creating Indigenous employment opportunities.
Kathy Glass - Director
Kathy Glass has established and grown a multi-award winning, Indigenous family business in an industry where female leadership is rare. As an Aboriginal woman who has been successfully leading projects across diverse sectors for more than 20 years, it is usual for Kathy to operate outside gender and cultural stereotypes.
With strong communication skills and contagious enthusiasm, she employs a talented team who are equally dedicated to the company vision.
Kathy takes a proactive approach to the ongoing success of ACDC, ensuring the business is at the forefront of new technologies. She also focuses on strengthening the knowledge and skills of her team.
Kathy is particularly keen to assist Aboriginal people living in town and in remote communities by providing education, training and employment opportunities. An example is educating and training people to perform the ongoing
"Kathy Glass is a successful Aboriginal woman leading an award-winning company in a male-dominated industry."
Allan Glass - Lead Electrician
Allan Glass, Kathy's husband is a licensed electrical contractor with more than 25 years' experience and a keen interest on enabling positive change.
"Our focus is on increasing our local Indigenous workforce, and making a positive difference to Aboriginal communities."
ACDC employs a team of 12 full-time employees which includes:
- Qualified electricians
- Qualified builders
- Communication technicians
- Refrigeration technicians
- Licenced solar panel installers