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Be sure. Carbon monoxide can harm anyone.

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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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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

Water safety advice for dormant buildings

As many businesses prepare to reopen, WA’s plumbing regulator is urging owners and managers of recently unoccupied buildings to ensure that hot and cold...

Tradesman fined for taking on $40,000 building project...

A Perth tradesman has pleaded guilty to carrying out work that requires builder registration when he undertook a $40,000 roof and patio project, which also...

Changes to the water meter relocation process now in effect

Water Corporation, in consultation with Building and Energy, made changes to their water meter relocation process as of 29 April 2020.   The changes are...

$20,000 fine for dangerous and substandard electrical...

A Palmyra electrician has been fined $20,000 for a potentially deadly wiring error that caused objects at a Connolly home to become live with dangerous...

Electrical and gas safety while working from home

WA’s energy safety regulator is sharing vital electrical and gas safety tips for people working from home and starting to prepare for cooler weather....

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week: stay safe from silent killer

WA’s gas safety regulator is urging people to avoid potentially lethal exposure to carbon monoxide by ensuring their gas appliances are well maintained, used...

Industry Bulletin 129 - Building Amendment Regulations ...

The Building Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2020 (Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 24 April 2020 and have commenced operation.

Pool barrier checklist and home safety reminder for parents

Building and Energy is urging parents of young children to be extra vigilant about potential hazards as youngsters spend more time at home due to COVID-19...

Public naming of building service providers policy

Building and Energy’s 'Public naming of building service providers policy' 

Health warning for DIY toilet hoses

Western Australia’s plumbing regulator is warning homeowners about the health risks of DIY installation of toilet hygiene spray hoses, which should only be...

Electrical and gas safety while working from home

With many of us now working from home as part of the Government’s COVID-19 coronavirus social distancing measures, it is important that you consider the...

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...

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