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Building in challenging times

Information for consumers experiencing building delays, material shortages and price increases.

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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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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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State-wide cladding audit

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

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Building Commissioner Policy – Approval of adjudicator...

The new Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 25 June 2021, and will improve security of...

Topic 4 fact sheet: Applying for adjudication

Adjudication is a dispute resolution process to assist parties resolve disagreements about a payment claim made for a progress payment. It is quick, cost...

Security of payment - proclamation instrument

Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 Commencement Proclamation 2022

CCA Topic 1 – Construction Contracts Act overview fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022.  For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building...

CCA Topic 3 – Applying for adjudication fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022.  For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building...

CCA Topic 2 – Making a payment claim fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022.  For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building...

CCA Topic 4 – Responding to an application for...

This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022.  For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building...

CCA Topic 5 – The determination process fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into before 1 August 2022.  For contracts entered into on or after 1 August 2022 see the Building...

Code of practice for authorised nominating authorities

Schedule 2 of the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Regulations 2022 (WA)

Code of practice for adjudicators and review adjudicators

Schedule 3 of the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Regulations 2022 (WA)

Security of payment - Homeowner's Notice

Notice to principal for home building work under section 24(2) of the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (WA)

Form 1: Registration – Provisional adjudicator

This form is to be used by a person applying to the Building Commissioner for the grant of ‘provisional’ registration as an adjudicator under section 110 of...

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