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Report shocks immediately

You can't see an electrical fault, but you can feel one. To be safe, report all shocks and tingles to your network operator.

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State-wide cladding audit

Building and Energy is coordinating a state-wide audit of buildings with cladding attached.

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Resolving payment disputes

Subcontractors wanting to learn more about resolving payment disputes can do so here or by phoning 1300 484 481.

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Take urgent action on all shocks and tingles

A new public safety campaign is urging Western Australians to take potentially life-saving action by immediately reporting any electric shocks or tingles to...

Painter’s registration stripped over fake references –...

A 25-year-old Cloverdale man has been fined $3,000 and had his painting registrations cancelled because they were granted based on incorrect or misleading...

$10,000 penalty for builder after dig causes garage...

An Osborne Park building company has been fined for failing to manage and supervise excavation work that caused part of a neighbour’s garage to collapse in...

Building and Energy – summer safety reminder

As WA settles in for a season of Christmas lights, barbecues, new outdoor equipment and DIY projects, Building and Energy is sharing its top tips for a safe...

General Inspection – Class 1 buildings for moisture...

Building and Energy intends to carry out a General Inspection to assess how well building standards are being applied in relation to the resistance of...

Proposed reforms to the approval process for commercial...

[scald=8009:image_medium {"link":""}] Message from Building and Energy A/Executive Director, Saj Abdoolakhan Building and Energy is inviting Western...

Building and Energy investigates electrical fatality in...

Electrical safety inspectors from Building and Energy are investigating an electric shock incident that resulted in the tragic death of a 50-year-old man...

$40,000 penalty for builder – Talbot James Le Page and...

A former building company director has been fined $40,000 in the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) for hiring a group of men to threaten and intimidate...

CRIS – Reforms to the approval process for commercial...

The purpose of this CRIS is to seek feedback on proposals to reform the approvals process for class 2-9 buildings in WA. Building and Energy will analyse all...

Plumbers technical note - Junctions in sanitary and...

This technical note explains the changes in AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 for permissible junctions in sanitary plumbing and drainage systems. The changes relate to...

Minor plumbing work template

Minor plumbing work template. Last updated 5 December 2019.

Home builder fined for lack of insurance and permit –...

The Building Services Board has fined a Mount Pleasant building practitioner and his company $6,000 in total for starting construction of a two-storey house...

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