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Tenancy WA in conjunction with the Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services WA are providing training on the upcoming ‘Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence)...
Consumer Protection
Promotions
24 Jan 2019
The cost of building a house can be affected by the nature of the site. It is wise to investigate the suitability of the site before selecting a block of land. When choosing a block When selecting a...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
23 Jan 2019
This Quick Reference Guide provides general guidance and direction for subcontractors engaged in the Western Australian building and construction industry regarding common rights and obligations. The...
Building Commission
Flyers
23 Jan 2019
When dealing with building disputes relating to a regulated building service, Building and Energy may require the parties to a complaint to provide further details about the complaint. These further...
Building Commission
Guidance note
23 Jan 2019
When dealing with building disputes relating to a regulated building service, Building and Energy may require the parties to a complaint to provide further details about the complaint. These further...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
23 Jan 2019
Guidelines for applying for owner-builder approval from the Building Services Board.
Building Commission
Form – application
22 Jan 2019
Building work, including construction, erection, assembley or placement of buildings or incidental structures, site work or demolition work, may adversely affect neighbouring properties and adjoining...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
What should I do if I’m experiencing some delays on my contract? Record demand in the WA building industry over the past two years has put unprecedented pressure on builders, subcontractors, trades...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
This fact sheet provides general information about the building approvals process for your new swimming pool or spa and its safety barrier. In Western Australia, private swimming pools and spas with...
Building Commission
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
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
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
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

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