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What are provisional tradespersons’ licences? Provisional tradespersons’ licences apply to plumbers and drainers who have obtained their qualifications and experience overseas and wish to migrate to...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Who can obtain a restricted plumbing permit? Only licensed electrical workers and licensed gasfitters are eligible to obtain a restricted plumbing permit. Applicants for a restricted plumbing permit...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Using adjudication to resolve payment disputes Every day, individuals and organisations enter into contracts for building and construction work. Sometimes disputes arise over payment. The...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
From 8 April 2016 new roof-mounted evaporative coolers being installed on residential buildings that are located in a designated bush fire prone area must be fitted with non-combustible covers. It is...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
The Building Commissioner is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the operation of the building services Acts and administering the Building Services Board (the Board) that governs the...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Western Australia's Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: prior to the sale or transfer of ownership; where a dwelling...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
This form includes all the requirements of the Construction Contracts Act and the associated Regulations. Further requirements have been included by the department in the interest of assisting...
Building Commission
Form – application
22 Jan 2019
The Plumbers Licensing Board through Building and Energy is responsible for licensing and regulating plumbing work across Western Australia. The Board authorises licensed plumbing contractors to...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Building and Energy is responsible for regulating painting and decorating work and the Building Services Board (the Board) is responsible for registering painting contractors for work with a value of...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
A guide for those entering into a contract for home building and associated works. When does the home building contracts act apply? The Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act) regulates contracts...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
When carrying out ‘builder work’ for another person, in most parts of Western Australia registration as a building contractor is required. What is ‘builder work’? ‘Builder work’ is building work: for...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Residential building work contracts in Western Australia are governed by the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act). If residential building work valued over $20,000 is to be undertaken, the Act...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
This fact sheet is a guide to making your new home is sustainable, energy efficient and easy to run. What is an energy efficient house? An energy efficient house uses less energy than an existing...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
Download and return this form to notify Building Services Board of the change, addition or removal of a nominated supervisor.
Building Commission
Form – notification
21 Jan 2019
For gas operatives and industry representative who wish to view the existing interpretations or request an interpretation of a specific code or standard requirement.
EnergySafety
Technical standards
21 Jan 2019
Who needs to complete this form Motor vehicle dealers and motor vehicle repair businesses are required to report details of changes to licensed staff, including details of staff including new staff...
Consumer Protection
Form – notification
21 Jan 2019
When was the last time you checked your LP gas installation? Follow this simple checklist to see if your marine craft is safe and complies with the regulations.
EnergySafety
Brochure
21 Jan 2019
The purpose of this document is to clarify the responsibilities for controlling and clearing vegetation around overhead power lines.
EnergySafety
Guide / handbook
21 Jan 2019
Serious incidents have occurred while workers have been carrying out vegetation control work.
EnergySafety
Brochure
21 Jan 2019
Business plans for the Energy Safety division of the Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety.
EnergySafety
Plans
21 Jan 2019
The following steps are recommended if you wish to appeal against an Inspector's Order issued to you by an Inspector (Electricity). Step one Contact the issuing inspector to clarify the issue...
EnergySafety
Information
21 Jan 2019
Building and Energy, in conjunction with WorkSafe, has published new guidelines for safe management of high voltage electrical installations.
EnergySafety
Technical standards
21 Jan 2019
This document aims to assist people designated or applying to be designated as an Inspector (Electricity). It provides information on the categories of designation, the power and limitations of an Inspector (Electricity) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994 , and the standard of conduct that an Inspector (Electricity) is expected to maintain when carrying out their duties.
EnergySafety
Code of practice
21 Jan 2019
This document aims to assist people designated or planning to be designated as an inspector (gas). It provides information on the designation; the powers and limitations of an inspector (gas) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994; and the principles and practices that an inspector (gas) is expected to follow when carrying out their duties.
EnergySafety
Code of practice
21 Jan 2019
New WAER 2015 for installation designs commenced after 1 January 2016.
EnergySafety
Technical standards
21 Jan 2019

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