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Camping safely with 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...

Electrician and company fined $32,500 for serious safety...

Multiple earthed neutral (MEN) not installed in a switchboard Mandatory testing and verification not carried out, which would have shown defects Electrician...

Interior gas water heater installation puts family at...

Outdoor gas hot water system incorrectly installed in an internal room Risk of potentially fatal exposure to carbon monoxide or fire Gasfitter ignored a...

Building Commission Industry Bulletin 94 - Building...

The Building Regulations Amendment Regulations 2017 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday 8 August 2017 and came...

Industry Bulletin 106 - Building Services (Registration)...

The Building Services (Registration) Amendment Regulations 2018 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Friday 21 September...

Industry Bulletin 95 – Building Amendment Regulations No....

The Building Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2017 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 22 December 2017. The Amendment...

Consultation – Building and Construction Industry ...

On 25 June 2021, the McGowan Government enacted its signature Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (the Act) to improve payment...

Commerce Minister media statement – Security of Payment...

Draft regulations to support Security of Payment laws released for consultation  Workers and industry urged to have their say between now and January 21...

Dividing fences

The new 'Dividing fence matters' webpage provides general guidance on the Dividing Fences Act 1961 (the Act) and its interaction with local government by...

Plumbing work on Water Corporation assets

Water Corporation would like to remind licensed plumbers that any work completed on their assets needs to be authorised by the Water Corporation. In the last...

LG four yearly inspections of private swimming pool...

Progress report on local government’s four yearly inspections of private swimming pool safety barriers 2020-21 This Report is the third annual report on the...

‘Morally offensive’: Plumbers penalised for unlicensed...

Plumbers assessed customers’ switchboards without an electrical licence Magistrate notes offensive conduct, sales tactics and vulnerable victims Pair...

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