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State-wide cladding audit

The Building Commission 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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Drainage plumbing diagrams

Request plumbing drainage diagrams online.

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Announcements & Publications

Councils step up on pool inspections for child safety

Local governments are working to clear a backlog of inspections of private pool safety barriers in the wake of an Ombudsman Western Australia report on...

Industry Bulletin 105 - Hardwall plastering – materials...

Feedback from industry participants regarding Industry Bulletin 71 Paint adhesion to white set plaster has prompted further advice be issued to building...

Local government’s four yearly inspections of private...

Progress report This report is in response to recommendation 7 of the Ombudsman Western Australia (Ombudsman) report titled Investigation into ways to...

Industry Bulletin 104 - Bushfire construction details for...

This bulletin is to provide general guidance on typical bushfire construction details that should be included within plans and specifications that are listed...

Plumbing eNotice fact sheet

What is eNotice? eNotice is a web based facility for the electronic lodgement of Notices of intention and Certificates of compliance for plumbing work ...

Industry Bulletin 103 - Indicative BAL ratings in...

The Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2016 bushfire performance requirements GP5.1 and P2.3.4 require certain residential buildings (being Class 1, Class 2 or...

Guidance note – Applications to modify or set aside...

What is an application to modify or set aside plumbing standards in Western Australia? A licensed plumbing contractor is able to lodge an application on the...

Handy checklist on pool rules as experts head to expo

With warmer weather on the way, West Australians are reminded that pools with water deeper than 30cm must have complying safety barriers to prevent child...

Is your ceiling stressed? Be aware of warning signs...

In the wake of a sudden ceiling collapse at a Thornlie property last week, home owners are reminded to act promptly on warning signs of ceiling stress. The...

Reminder to use the correct postal address

Building and Energy wishes to remind you that you must use the correct postal address for all correspondence. Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and...

$10,000 in fines after roof lifts off (Mandurah Homes Pty...

Mandurah Homes Pty Ltd (BC11088) and the company’s co-director and nominated supervisor, Todd Andrew Green (BP101468), have each been fined $5,000 by the...

Rules for portable pools fact sheet

There are many types of portable pools, ranging from small plastic or inflatable paddling pools, specifically designed for young children, to larger more...

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