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Camping safely with LP Gas

Outdoor gas appliances must only be used in the open air to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide.

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Stay safe and warm

Un-serviced gas heaters can release poisonous carbon monoxide into your home. Get a licensed gas fitter to service your heater...

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Look for the WaterMark

How do you know if a plumbing product is certified for use?

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Fine for failure to fix modular home in Perth Hills –...

Failed to comply with Building Commissioner’s order to rectify floor and windows Guilty pleas from company and director after Building and Energy...

Building surveyor fined over inadequate certification...

Building Services Board issues $1,000 fine for deficient certification Some plans, specifications and technical documents did not show compliance with...

Industry Bulletin 141 – NCC – Using the correct edition...

This bulletin is intended to provide guidance on using the correct edition of referenced documents as listed in Schedule 4 of the National Construction Code ...

Is it your smoke alarm’s 10-year anniversary?

Building & Energy and DFES urge home owners to check smoke alarm dates All smoke alarms should be replaced after 10 years Updated fact sheet on smoke...

DC isolator alert

DC isolators are classified as Level 3 electrical equipment and must be certified and registered under the national Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS)...

Penalty for building registration breach and unauthorised...

$136,500 building project carried out without the required registration or permit Building Services Board issued $2,500 fine for registration breach and...

Former building supervisor loses registration over ...

SAT issues $10,000 fine plus reprimand and registration cancellation Mr Morton failed to properly carry out duties required by building registration laws M3...

Electrical safety action on hazardous theatre lights

Risk of electric shock from unprotected live parts of some stage lights Prohibition notices and recalls now in place in WA and Victoria Products include AVE...

Security of payment – Action Plan

Action Plan for Reform An Action Plan for reform to introduce better payment protections for all participants in the Western Australian building and...

Commerce Minister media statement - Roadmap for smooth...

Media statement from Hon. Amber-Jade Sanderson MLA, Minister for Commerce Three-stage action plan to implement Security of Payment reform package   Industry...

Draft for comment – WA Building Surveyors’ Code of Conduct

Building and Energy has published a draft Code of Conduct for building surveyors for your information and comment. The code sets out minimum expectations of...

Electrical hazard reminder after baby’s close call

10-month-old made contact with live parts of a damaged power supply Parents urged to regularly check condition and location of electrical items RCDs do not...

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