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Application for a restricted electrical workers licence –...

Suitable for applicants who have completed the Restricted Electrical Licence System Training Record and Logbook (purple logbook).

eNotice – Terms and conditions

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...

Swimming pools and spas: electrical bonding

Electrical bonding associated with a pool or spa must comply with Clause 5.6.2.6 of Australian Standard AS/NZS 3000:2018 (known as the ‘Wiring Rules’). Your...

Upgrade a tradespersons permit to a Class G gasfitting...

Application to upgrade a tradespersons permit to a Class G gasfitting permit (suitable for applicants who have successfully completed the on-the-job training...

Take the pressure down: water heater explosion prompts...

Some quick checks and routine maintenance could have prevented the explosion of a storage water heater outside a home in Perth’s north, according to Building...

Building and Energy fee schedule – electrical and gas

DC isolating switches in solar PV installations

From 30 June 2018, DC isolating switches used in solar PV installations must comply with a Level 3 certification under the national Electrical Equipment...

Racist signs condemned by DMIRS

Racist signage at Pinjin Station has been condemned by the department The posting of racist signs in Pinjin in the Goldfields is resoundingly condemned by...

Don’t be blind to smoke alarm laws

Residential property owners in WA need to be on the ball when it comes to smoke alarms and the laws governing them. The recent house fire in Thornlie, where...

Every minute counts so plan for a safe escape this winter

A series of controlled burns filmed by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services have shown how rapidly fire, smoke and toxic fumes can fill a room and...

The new Wiring Rules 2018 is here

The 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules) is now available. The new standard has been developed by Standards...

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