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Have your say on building industry registration

WA’s building regulator is seeking public comment on proposals to review registration requirements for building practitioners and contractors. The...

Gas safety warning for campers

WA’s energy safety regulator is reminding campers that outdoor gas appliances must only be used in the open air to avoid potentially lethal exposure to...

New swimming pool regulations to make family day care safer

McGowan Government to commence phase-out of swimming pools and spas for family day care services Stronger regulations to immediately require additional...

World Toilet Day plumbing tips

It’s World Toilet Day (November 19) and WA’s plumbing regulator is sharing key advice to ensure lavatories are safe and efficient. Building and Energy...

Industry Bulletin 133 – Sanitary plumbing and sanitary...

This industry bulletin has been issued to remind the Western Australian plumbing industry of the requirement to test sanitary plumbing and sanitary drainage...

Non-compliant building work costs supervisor –...

The supervisor of a house construction in Shelley has been fined $5,000 after several areas, including the roof and ceiling, failed to comply with approved...

Builder and supervisor fined for unauthorised work at...

South Perth building company Jaxon Construction Pty Ltd (BC12208) has been fined $5,000 for negligence after carrying out unauthorised building works that...

General Inspection (Snapshot) Report Four – Wind...

As part of its risk-based audit program, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – Building and Energy Division (Building and Energy)...

Camping safely with LP Gas

Roughing it no longer has to be part of camping. Portable fridges, barbecues, cookers, outdoor heaters and other portable gas appliances can make camping...

Temporary waiver of plumbers’ fees – COVID-19 coronavirus...

On 31 March 2020, the Western Australian Government announced a $1 billion COVID-19 health and economic relief package to support Western Australian small...

Consultation paper – Registration of builders (and...

This Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement is part of the first steps towards meeting the McGowan Government’s commitment to implement Recommendations 1,...

When to apply NCC 2019 Amendment 1

The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 Amendment 1 was adopted on 1 July 2020 with certain transitional provisions in relation to Volume One and Two of...

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