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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.

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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

Guidelines for the safety of buildings near network...

The Guidelines for the safety of buildings near network operator assets are issued under Section 33AA of the Electricity Act 1945. The risks and potential...

All welcome at building and plumbing regional roadshows

Free information sessions across regional WA this spring are set to discuss key changes to national building and plumbing codes as well as new subcontractor...

Engineers Registration Explanatory statement – Commerce...

On 18 July 2022, the Minister for Commerce approved the preparation of new regulations to register building engineers. The Amendment Regulations will...

$30,000 in fines for dangerous electrical error – Wesco...

Potential risk to residents or tradespeople accessing the switchboard $25,000 fine for electrical contractor and $5,000 fine for electrical worker Metal...

Form 3: Registration – Adjudicator or review adjudicator ...

This form must be used for applying to the Building Commissioner (or his/her authorised delegate) for registration as an adjudicator or review adjudicator ...

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...

Form 2: Authorisation – Nominating authorities

Submit your application online Click here to submit and pay This form must be used for applying to the Building Commissioner for authorisation as a...

Public Register - Adjudicators

Adjudicators who are currently registered under the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 to determine adjudication applications...

Public register – Review Adjudicators

Review adjudicators who are currently registered under the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 to determine adjudication review...

Court case prompts reminder to check electrical licences

Pilbara tradesman falsely presented himself as a licensed electrical contractor Signed off on electrical safety certificates without being authorised to do...

Changes to the building services legislation to enhance...

On 1 February 2023, changes to the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 (BSR Act) will enhance the powers of the Building Services Board (the Board), to...

Small construction work contract

This contract is to assist building service contractors registered under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 (WA) in meeting their legal...

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