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Broome man Colin John Lonsdale (44) has been fined $1,500 and ordered to pay costs of $196 in the Broome Magistrates Court for undertaking building work without being a registered builder. Mr Lonsdale did not attend court and was convicted in his absence of undertaking unregistered building works valued at $42,300 to a commercial property in Hunter Street Broome. “Mr Lonsdale had previously...
Building Commission
Media release
01 Dec 2011
Steven Ferguson of Joondanna has been fined $1,300 and ordered to pay costs of $346 in the Joondalup Magistrates Court on two charges relating to unregistered painting. Between June and July last year Mr Ferguson carried out painting work in Craigie for payment exceeding $200 and then failed to comply with Orders imposed on him by the (then) Painters Registration Board (PRB) to compensate the...
Building Commission
Media release
10 Oct 2011
The traditional Christmas/New Year holidays are fast approaching and each year many people dust off their 'to do' lists which often include odd jobs around the house. The Building Commission has undertaken an information project to hardware sales outlets in Western Australia engaging the traders in displaying point of sale information advising their customers not to undertake DIY plumbing work. "...
Building Commission
Media release
10 Oct 2011
The Plumbers Licensing Board (PLB) has successfully prosecuted Mark Anthony Marshall (43) of Leschenault trading as Renostruct, for carrying out unlicensed plumbing work between August and September 2010. Investigations revealed the use of unapproved fittings relating to disconnection, relocation and replacement of water supply and sanitary plumbing work. In addition, the work was found to be of...
Building Commission
Media release
13 Sep 2011
Builders, local authorities, developers, engineers, architects and others intending to be involved with the building industry should attend an information session in WA’s regional areas. “Sweeping reforms to Western Australia’s building industry are seeing wide changes to the responsibilities of owners, builders and many other people who provide services to the building industry,” Building...
Building Commission
Media release
22 Aug 2011
The Plumbers Licensing Board (PLB) has prosecuted a plumbing contractor for failing to comply with 7 rectification notices relating to sub-standard work on 14 properties in Joondalup. Andrew Power (51) of Kingsley was fined $3,500 and ordered to pay costs of $3,000 in the Joondalup Magistrates Court, with Magistrate Gluestein noting a number of similar and prior convictions existed against Mr...
Building Commission
Media release
15 Aug 2011
The Government’s ongoing reform of the State’s building industries will see a single regulatory board replace the Builders Registration Board, the Painters Registration Board and the Building Surveyors Qualifications Committee. Recruitment is currently under way for a new Building Services Board. Members being sought are: a chairperson 2 persons with knowledge and experience in representing the...
Building Commission
Media release
07 Jun 2011
The Plumbers Licensing Board has announced the placement of a compliance officer in the Kimberley, to be operating from Broome, for an initial period of three years. Chairperson Judy Seif said the Board commits considerable resources to assist licensed plumbers and consumers in understanding their responsibilities and rights in relation to plumbing work throughout WA. “The Board is very committed...
Building Commission
Media release
30 Mar 2011
Plumbers needing to book a drainage audit with the Plumbers Licensing Board can now simply send an SMS from their mobile phone. “The plumbing industry in general is embracing modern technology and this is part of a sensible approach in using technical solutions to make interaction with the Board easier and more productive for business and the community,” Chairperson Judy Seif said. “Plumbers can...
Building Commission
Media release
30 Mar 2011
World Plumbing Day comes alive around Australia today as Governments, industry and individuals get together to showcase the importance of having good water health systems in the community. Having a dedicated day each year creates much-needed awareness about better plumbing practices and its pivotal role in better health, hygiene and environmental care, plus better management of energy. "Some may...
Building Commission
Media release
10 Mar 2011

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