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The Construction Contracts Regulations 2004 provide that for the purposes of the definition of 'prescribed appointor' in section 3 of the Act, the persons listed below are prescribed and active:

Australian Institute of Building – ABN 38 794 377 472

Appointor Richard Pawle 
Level 1, 324 Lord Street Highgate WA 6003
Mobile: 0438 559 919


Appointor Adam Goodwin
Suite1, Level 1, 8 The Esplanade Perth WA 6000
Mobile: 0488 263 999.


Rates: $220.00 including GST to appoint an adjudicator.

Where the Australian Institute of Building appoints a registered adjudicator to adjudicate a payment dispute with a dispute value within the designated ranges set out in the schedule below, the amount payable to the appointed adjudicator for adjudicating the dispute will not exceed the maximum fee stated in the schedule commensurate with the value of the payment dispute.

Value of payment dispute (GST inclusive) Maximum adjudicator fee payable (GST exclusive)
Up to $5,000 $750
$5,001 to $10,000 $1,250
$10,001 to $20,000 $2,500

For payment disputes with a value greater than $20,000.00 (including GST), the cost of the adjudication will be in accordance with the provisions of section 44 of the Act.

Electrical and Communications Association of Western Australia – ABN 19295806769

c/- NECA (Union of Employers)
Unit 18, 199 Balcatta Road
Balcatta WA 6021

PO Box 782
Balcatta WA 6914

Ph: 08 6241 6100
Fax: 08 9240 4866


Rates: A flat fee of $200.00 plus GST applies regardless of claim size. The appointment fee will be waived for members of NECA WA.

Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia – ABN 80 008 520 045

Corporate Edge Business Services
(Corporate) Suite 3
11 Preston Street
Como WA 6152

Phone: (08) 6278 2022
Fax: (08) 6278 2033


Rates: $220.00 (one-off payment) for claims up to $200,000
            $440.00 (one-off payment) for claims between $200,001 to $999,999
            $660.00 (one-off payment) for claims $1 million and above.

The fee will be required to be paid in advance of a nomination of an adjudicator. It is anticipated that the fee will be lodged with an Application for Adjudication, however if this does not occur, the applicant will be asked to lodge the fee before an appointment is made. A nominee fee applies to dispute resolvers who accept nominations from the Institute: 10% of preferred fees.

Master Builders Association of Western Australia – ABN 83 590 927 922

Construction House
Level 3, 35-37 Havelock Street
West Perth WA 6005

Phone: (08) 9476 9800
Fax: (08) 9476 9801


Rates: A flat fee of $250.00 (plus GST) to appoint an adjudicator regardless of the size of the claim.

This fee is to be paid in advance of a nomination of an adjudicator.
For postal applications please include a cheque payable to “Master Builders Association.”  

(Association members can opt to be invoiced for the nomination).

RICS Australasia Pty Ltd – ABN 18 089 873 067

c/- RICS Australasia (Dispute Resolution Service)
Level 24
Allendale Square
77 St. Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000

Phone: 1300 953 459
Fax: 1300 953 529


Rates: $220.00 including GST for claims up to $200,000 including GST
            $330.00 including GST for claims over $200,000 but not exceeding $500,000 including GST
            $440.00 including GST for claims over $500,000 but not exceeding $1 million including GST
            $660.00 including GST for claims above $1 million including GST

The applicable fee is required to be paid with the adjudication application. A nomination fee of 10% of the adjudicator's fee applies to adjudicators who accept nominations from RICS' Dispute Resolution Service.


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