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RCD safety tests

It only takes 0.3 seconds to save a life. Check out the handy guide to testing your RCDs.

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New consumer resources

Multi-lingual information on building and renovating your home.

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Dealing with complaints

Video now available providing information on the Building and Energy dispute resolution process.

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Great outdoors. Lethal indoors

Never use portable gas appliances inside a tent, caravan or RV. The carbon monoxide they release can kill.

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Do not prop the gate open

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...

Replace your child-resistant door/s with a safer alternative

The flyer is intended for to be handed out by local government pool safety barrier inspectors to owners of pre-5 November 2001 private swimming pools that...

Outdoor gas appliances in alfresco areas

This gas information sheet is essential for builders, manufacturers and installers of blinds, and anyone renovating the alfresco area or using outdoor gas...

Building permits for private swimming pools and pool fences

This fact sheet provides guidance on the requirement for building permits for private swimming pools and fences that form part of their safety barrier (pool...

Regulation of fire systems installation work under review

Building and Energy is examining regulation of fire systems installation work in WA as part of the State Government’s response to recommended building...

Building disputes monthly report – April 2024

An overview of building disputes for the month of April 2024.  

Review of Regulation of Fire Systems Installers in...

Building and Energy industry bulletins – complete list

A complete list of building industry bulletins published for the building services and plumbing industries. 

Industry Bulletin 163 – Requirements for the installation...

This industry bulletin is to inform the WA plumbing industry of changes to the considered point of demarcation between drainage plumbing and main sewers when...

Safety warning and infringements for power packs and...

WA’s energy safety regulator is warning about the dangers of unapproved electrical appliances after issuing $10,000 in infringements to sellers of illegal...

BSB Policy - Professional indemnity insurance...

The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (Board) and Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety ...

Disciplinary complaint form

This is the approved form for lodgement of a disciplinary complaint about a registered building service provider or approved owner-builder under section 15...

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