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Is your plumber licensed? Only plumbers who hold appropriate licences issued by the Plumbers Licensing Board (the Board) can legally carry out regulated plumbing work (water supply, sanitary and...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
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
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
Your home is usually your biggest investment, so it's worth doing your research before deciding who will undertake your building project. Undertaking a few practical checks at the start can help...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
21 Dec 2018
Will your child and your neighbours’ children be safe while your pool is under construction? Some types of pools need to be filled with water by the pool builder as part of the construction process...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
21 Dec 2018
Propped open pool gates and faulty latches are a leading cause of drowning deaths in young children. It only takes seconds for a child to drown, so regularly check that the latch is working and never...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
20 Dec 2018
Report of the Construction contracts register for the financial year to 30 June 2010.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Construction contracts register for the financial year to 30 June 2009.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Construction contracts register for the financial year to 30 June 2008.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Construction contracts register for the financial year to 30 June 2007.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Construction contracts register for the financial year to 30 June 2006.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Building Commissioner for the financial year to 30 June 2012.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018
Report of the Building Commissioner for the financial year to 30 June 2013.
Building Commission
Reports
12 Dec 2018

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