How to Wire Electrical Plugs In Australia | Hunker Unscrew one screw from the main cable holder and remove the screw completely. Most plugs use a small plastic "gate" secured by screws to hold the cable in place. "Swing" the gate open and place the wire in the holder. Close the gate again and secure the screw back into place. Make sure the wire is held in place around the outer sheath. Australia power cord standard - Yunhuan Electric Plug Guide - As/Nzs 31123 Prong Power PlugComparison of Plug Round/Flat Earth PinsAustralia Power Cord Plug Guide - AS/NZS 3112,the Table below shows 240V AC Power cord plugs as used in Australia.See more on yunhuanelectric Australian Mains Plug - Access Communications 15Amp and 20Amp configurations of the mains plug and outlet are also defined by the standard. The following diagram shows the Australian plug wiring configuration. The diagrams below show wiring for an Australian 240V mains cord plug and socket. Note the "reversal" of the Active and Neutral wires depending on whether you are wiring a socket or Wiring Colours | Electrical Plug Wire Colours | Old & New Australia also have a different wiring colour standard. The UK's new cable colours for plugs are now harmonise with Europe's power cable colours for AC & DC. Most of Europe abides by IEC ('International Electrotechnical Commission') electrical wiring colours code for AC branch circuits.