Painting practitioners and contractors – Fees

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The Building Commission fees below are exclusive of GST and effective from 1 July 2017. Please note that the fees and charges are subject to change on 1 July of each year but these new amounts are not known at this time.  Applications received on or after 1 July will be subject to the new fee.



Initial registration – application fee

Practitioner $83.95
Contractor (Individual) $55.95
Contractor (Partnership) $135.85
Contractor (Company) $135.85


Initial registration – registration fee

Practitioner for 3 years $432.45
Contractor (Individual) 3 years $290.00
Contractor (Partnership) 3 years $475.90
Contractor (Company) 3 years $1088.75


Renewal of registration fees

Practitioner 3 years $432.45
Contractor (Individual) 3 years $290.00
Contractor (Partnership) 3 years $457.90
Contractor (Company) 3 years $1088.75


Late renewal of registration fee

Registration renewals $40.70


Assessment or examination fees for each unit

Metropolitan area $111.95
Regional areas (outside Metropolitan area) $55.95


Register (copies/extracts)

Certified copy of the painters register $61.05
Extract of a specific painter entry $61.05
Extract of additions/deletions (painters) $61.05


Replacement fees

Replacement Registration Certificate $61.05
New certificate following name change $61.05


Building Commission schedule of fees

A print-friendly PDF version of the complete fee schedule is available below

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