Who is responsible for inspecting private power poles?
Following the judgement given in July 2021 by the Supreme Court of Western Australia, relating to the Parkerville fire, Western Power will be inspecting private power poles that are directly connected to its network. Court processes are ongoing, which may further define responsibilities for these inspections.
You are responsible for inspecting and maintaining all subsequent poles on your property.
Please be aware that depending on your configuration there may be private power poles on your property which are not directly connected to our network. You are responsible for inspecting these poles.