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Building and Energy is coordinating a state-wide audit of buildings with cladding attached.

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Announcements & Publications

Concern over lithium-ion battery safety as Western...

Joint statement – Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (Building and Energy) and Department of Fire and Emergency Services ​Western...

Industry Bulletin 128 - Dis-application of NCC 2019...

The purpose of this bulletin is to clarify the energy efficiency provisions for building in Western Australia from 1 May 2020.

Rules for Pools and Spas - a simple checklist for residents

Owners and occupiers of premises on which there is a private swimming pool must ensure they have a compliant safety barrier in place at all times. This...

$15,000 fine for electrician’s dangerous wiring – Rex...

A Sorrento electrician has been fined $15,000 for incorrect wiring that caused parts of a Duncraig home to become live with dangerous levels of electricity...

Industry Bulletin 127 – Streamlining strata registration

This industry bulletin is intended to alert permit authorities to pending changes to Western Australia’s building legislation which will come into effect...

Industry Bulletin 126 – Building Amendment Regulations 2020

Exemption from requirement for building permit for manufactured homes and attachments This industry bulletin provides information on the Building Amendment...

Free seminars for plumbers and builders

**PLEASE NOTE THAT MANY OF THESE EVENTS HAVE NOW BEEN CANCELLED** Plumbers and other building industry participants are invited to free metropolitan and...

Industry Bulletin 125 – New requirements for plumbing...

This industry bulletin has been issued to inform the Western Australian plumbing and building industries of new requirements when providing plumbing services...

BSB Policy – Conduct of examinations

Failure to manage and supervise results in $5,000 fine...

A co-director of a former building company who was its registered nominated building supervisor has been fined for failing to properly manage and supervise a...

BSB policy – Acceptance of late applications

The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (the Board) and Building Commission staff in making appropriate, consistent...

Horizon Power fined $40,000 for unsafe work in Kununurra ...

Regional electricity provider Horizon Power was fined $40,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 4 February 2020 for incorrect work in Kununurra that caused a...

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