Over the last decade, there have been major changes in lighting equipment. Solid state lighting (SSL) LED light sources, and luminaires have emerged as the predominant technology. Amendment No. 1, published in April 2018, includes updates to reflect current practices and simplifies how the standard is used.
The new edition of the Wiring Rules, AS/NZS 3000:2018, is expected to be published in the next few months and will be more flexible, user-friendly and easier to read.