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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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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

Be prudent when pruning to avoid electrical hazards near...

Home owners urged to hire professionals to trim trees near power lines Hazards include electric shock, arcing, fire and falls Vegetation should be kept 2m...

New guide to help safeguard against cyclones

Advice on what to do before, during and after a cyclone Developed by Building and Energy in collaboration with Engineers Australia Checklists summarise key...

CCA Annual report 2021–2022

The Construction Contracts Act 2004 (the Act) commenced operation on 1 January 2005. The Act provides a means for the rapid adjudication of payment disputes...

Retention Trust Scheme fact sheet

What is the Retention Trust Scheme? The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 establishes a retention trust scheme to better...

Retention Trust Scheme – Retention Money Trust Accounting...

This guidebook is written to assist current and future parties that are using, or will use, retention money as a method of performance security to understand...

Building and Energy fee schedules (downloads)

These fees are exclusive of GST and show fees for 2022–23. Builders registration Building surveyors registration Electricians licensing Gas fitters licensing...

On-the-job training requirements including On-The-Job...

To be issued a Gasfitting Permit in Western Australia, a person must be able to demonstrate various requirements to the Director of Energy Safety, one of...

Form 111 - Plumber licence/permit renewal application

Complete this form to renew your Plumbing licence/permit.

Cyclone safety around your home

Practical tips to protect homes and keep those sheltering in them safe from cyclone damage. Cyclone season in Northwest Australia typically runs from...

Proof of identity requirements for applicants for an...

Licensing Services maintains a register of licensed electrical and ensures that the information is accurate and confidential, protecting operatives against...

Power line project targets bushfire safety

Western Power will prioritise a plan to reduce the risk posed by power lines in its network of a similar construction to the one that caused the Wickepin...

Hazardous electrical work costs company and electrician –...

Electric shock risks from incorrect wiring of two installations Mandatory checks and tests were not carried out $8,000 fine for electrical worker and $10...

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