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Camping safely with LP Gas

Outdoor gas appliances must only be used in the open air to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide.

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How do you know if a plumbing product is certified for use?

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Resolving payment disputes

Subcontractors wanting to learn more about resolving payment disputes can do so here or by phoning 1300 484 481.

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Building regulator releases plans for pool safety...

Planned changes for better regulation of private swimming pool fences  Building and Energy’s decision paper follows an in-depth review and consultation...

Regulator issues guidance about home building contract rules

Western Australia’s building regulator is reminding builders and their clients that any increases in the price of a home building contract must comply with...

Building Services Board – Expressions of interest for...

The Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is seeking expressions of interest for appointment to the...

Commissioner's blog: New guide addresses building fee...

Building a new home can be an exciting time, but many Western Australians going through the process right now may be facing unexpected price rises and...

Balcony building practitioner fined for negligent and...

Building Services Board issues $2,500 fine No building permit in place during an apartment balcony renovation Altered compliance certificate provided to the...

Guide on price increases to home building work contracts

This information relates to home building work contracts that fall within the scope of the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act) – that is, contracts...

Industry Bulletin 140 – National Construction Code 2019...

This bulletin is intended for practitioners, energy efficiency assessors and permit authorities to provide a summary of the residential energy efficiency...

Building and Energy industry bulletins – complete list

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

Security of Payment Bill to be introduced into Parliament

The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2021 to be introduced to Parliament today Improving security of payment across the WA...

Industry Bulletin 139 – Coating and corrosion failure to...

This bulletin is intended to highlight the responsibilities of fabricators and installers when carrying out the preparation, manufacture and installation of...

Decision paper – Swimming pool and safety barrier control

This Decision Paper is the final stage of an extensive review of WA’s regulatory requirements for swimming pools and their associated safety barriers,...

Beware rogue plumbing/electrical companies that mislead...

Rogue elements in industry exaggerate necessity for extra work and costs Consumers urged to get multiple quotes to avoid paying too much Do research to find...

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