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Building surveyors information session: Guidance – Fire safety Performance Solutions

Building and Energy is running a free information session for building surveyors on its recently updated publication Guidance – Fire safety Performance Solutions.

This is the start of a series of new information sessions intended to run in 2023 encompassing various topics for building surveyors.

There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. 

Don’t forget to bring a pen and notepaper.


Location: Technology Park, 2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley, WA 6102
Wednesday 22 February 2023
Time: 8.30am – 10am (please arrive by 8.15am for an 8.30am start)
Cost: free

Bookings are essential, as places are limited.
Please register here to secure your place:
uilding surveyors information session: Guidance – Fire safety Performance Solutions

For further information, contact


Security of payment – sold out

The metro information sessions have sold out. An online seminar is avaiable here: Online seminar on security of payment

Following a regional roadshow last year, Building and Energy will holding five free information sessions in the Perth CBD on the first stage of new legislation aimed at ensuring subcontractors and suppliers receive timely payments for their work.

The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 introduces better payment protections for all participants in the sector. It is one of the most significant legislative changes for the local industry since the 2004 introduction of the Construction Contracts Act 2004, and applies to the vast majority of construction contracts entered into within the industry on or after 1 August 2022.

Whether you are from industry, government or the wider community, this is your opportunity to learn about the new laws and how they apply in the WA construction industry. Each information session will consist of an overview of the new payment protection laws and how to navigate the details of them.


Location: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre – Meeting Room 9
Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm

  • Thursday 16 February
  • Friday 17 February
  • Thursday 9 March
  • Friday 10 March
  • Wednesday 5 April

Building and Energy division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety reserves the right to cancel any session at any time for any reason.

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 7 February
Monday 4 April
Monday 13 June
Monday 1 August
Monday 3 October
Monday 5 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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