General Cable Australia Pty Ltd is a foreign-owned private company that distributes electrical and communication cables and various electrical supplies to wholesale and retail clients. The company employs approximately 30 people throughout its operations in Australia and is administered from its head office in Mount Waverley, Victoria.

General Cable Australia is part of the US-based cable and wire manufacturing company, General Cable Corporation.

In May 2017, the company entered external administration.


General Cable Australia Pty Ltd distributes various cable and electrical products throughout Australia. The company divides its range of products, solutions and services into the following areas: 

  • Energy - designs and manufactures wire and cable products for power transmission and distribution in the air, underground and under sea.
  • Construction - offers a range of copper and aluminium alloy building wire and cables.
  • Industrial - provides power cords, conductors and a range of cables.
  • Speciality - provides specialty wire, cable and related products.
  • Communications - provides cables, systems solutions, fibre optic submarine communications cables and other related underground products for communication purposes.

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