Power Shutdown: Andrew N. Liveris

14 Jul 2022

Please be advised there will be power shutdowns to perform RCD testing undertaken by Stowe Australia. 

This is a requirement under the Electrical Safety Act 2002.


Affected Areas:

  • Andrew N. Liveris Building (46) – All floors


  • Start: Saturday 23 July
  • Ends: Saturday 23 July
  • Times: 6:00am to 4:00pm

Work details:

RCD Testing

  • Loss of power supply to power outlets (RCD testing) from 6.00am to 4.00pm (barring any failures)
  • The work will involve loss of power to power-points, other equipment (including computer servers) & lighting.
  • security cameras
  • BMS networks (building services) 
  • Lab gasses 
  • Access control will remain operational during the works.
  • Please ensure to turn off computers or other electrical devices when there is a power outage

If non-conforming devices are found, the power outage time may increase due to the time required to replace the defective device.


Sensitive Equipment

  •  If there is any sensitive equipment, or specific procedures to be followed, in the buildings in this month’s schedule, please notify us immediately.
  • Please note that should there be sensitive equipment or specific procedures UQ is obliged to provide a representative to assist with testing.
  • Stowe are not liable for any damages to sensitive equipment where they have not been notified of requirements related to that equipment.


Bronwyn Webb, Project Administrator: P&F

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

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