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Information sessions for permit authorities

Building and Energy is presenting important information sessions for permit authority staff who are involved in processing building approvals or are in a compliance role in respect to enforcement under the Building Act 2011.

The sessions are intended to provide clarification of various topics, relating to building control, specific to permit authorities.

Topics to be presented in the upcoming sessions will include:

  • Stop the clock.
  • Enforcement for unauthorised work.

The same content will be presented at the following four locations.

Dates and locations 

North Metro: City of Stirling
Venue: Reception Hall, City of Stirling, 25 Cedric Street, Stirling
Date: Monday 22 May 2023 
Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm
Register: Eventbrite

Peel: City of Mandurah
Venue: Civic Building, City of Mandurah, 3 Peel Street, Mandurah
Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023
Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Register: Eventbrite

South Metro: City of Melville
Venue: City of Melville, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon
Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023 
Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm
Register: Eventbrite

South West: City of Bunbury
Venue: City of Bunbury, 4 Stephen Street, Bunbury
Date: Friday 26 May 2023  
Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm
Register: Eventbrite

Cost of events: Free

Bookings are essential as places are limited. To secure your place, please register by clicking on the most convenient location above.

There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

Don’t forget to bring a pen and notepaper.


Plumbing induction sessions

Building and Energy holds free information sessions for licensed plumbing contractors. These sessions will help to clarify plumbers' obligations under the Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000 as well as provide an opportunity to meet with other licensed plumbers, and talk to Building and Energy plumbing inspectors. New licensed plumbing contractors and existing licence holders in need of a refresher course are invited to attend.

Monday 6 February
Monday 3 April
Monday 6 June
Monday 14 August
Monday 2 October
Monday 4 December

Venue: First floor, Mason Bird Building, 303 Sevenoaks Street, Cannington
Cost: Free
Duration: One hour

To register to attend, email or phone (08) 6251 1377.

Previous industry PowerPoint presentations

Work on or near energised electrical installations  (680KB)
Work on or near energised electrical installations - print friendly (265KB)
Supervision of electrical apprentices (916KB)
Supervision of electrical apprentices - print friendly (260KB)


Some previous presentations are available online. View the videos webpage.

Visit the WorkSafe events webpage for events and information sessions on topics relevant to workplace safety and health.

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