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Building in challenging times

Information for consumers experiencing building delays, material shortages and price increases.

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Great outdoors. Lethal indoors

Never use portable gas appliances inside a tent, caravan or RV. The carbon monoxide they release can kill.

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Resolving payment disputes

Subcontractors wanting to learn more about resolving payment disputes can do so here or by phoning 1300 484 481.

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State-wide cladding audit

Building and Energy is coordinating a state-wide audit of buildings with cladding attached.

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Building and Energy fee schedules (downloads)

These fees are exclusive of GST and show fees for 2022–23. Builders Building surveyors Electricians  Gas fitters Painters Plumbers Owner-builders...

Fire safety concerns result in building surveyor fines –...

Premises certified despite not complying with applicable building standards  Fire safety risks for building occupants, including a child-care centre ...

CCA Topic 5 – The determination process fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into prior to 1 August 2022.

CCA Topic 4 – Responding to an application for...

This information applies to construction contracts entered into prior to 1 August 2022.

CCA Topic 2 – Making a payment claim fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into prior to 1 August 2022.

CCA Topic 3 – Applying for adjudication fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into prior to 1 August 2022.

CCA Topic 1 – Construction Contracts Act overview fact sheet

This information applies to construction contracts entered into prior to 1 August 2022.

$70,000 fine for building directors’ fraudulent and...

Directors admit to sourcing and providing fake insurance certificates, falsely representing a project value and failing to ensure oversight of building...

Building and Energy’s top 10 winter safety tips

As we enter the winter months, with cold and stormy weather on our doorstep, it’s important to keep yourself and your family not only warm but safe by...

Guidance note installing Performance Solutions for...

New resources to help navigate home building challenges

WA building sector impacted by worldwide shortages and rising costs Information for consumers facing delays, cost increases and other challenges Resources...

A guide to building a home in challenging times

The WA building industry is currently impacted by an Australia-wide shortage of building materials and skilled workers, which is affecting project timeframes...

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