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Consultation paper – Registration of builders (and...

This Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement is part of the first steps towards meeting the McGowan Government’s commitment to implement Recommendations 1,...

When to apply NCC 2019 Amendment 1

The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 Amendment 1 was adopted on 1 July 2020 with certain transitional provisions in relation to Volume One and Two of...

Industry Bulletin 132 – Building Amendment Regulations ...

The Amendment Regulations amend regulation 31A of the Building Regulations 2012 to simplify its transitional provisions by reducing the number of adoption...

National Water Week: Are your plumbing products certified...

WA’s plumbing regulator has issued a reminder that taps, toilets, showerheads and most other plumbing products must have WaterMark certification to show they...

Owner-builder ignores order to fix defects – Jonathon...

A Perth owner-builder has been ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and costs after failing to fix several building issues affecting the new owners of a Yanchep...

CCA Annual report 2019–2020

Report of the Building Commissioner for the financial year to 30 June 2020.  ​Construction Contracts Act 2004

R004 – Application to renew inc. ID requirement

This application is for: Renewing the inc. ID requirment for Electrical Workers, Electrical Contractors, In-house Installing Work and Gasfitting Permits. 

Plumbers technical note – Accessible sanitary facilities

This technical note has been produced to provide technical information for plumbing work in accessible sanitary facilities. Australian standard, AS 1428...

Zero toddler drowning deaths in WA - a credit to our State

The regulator responsible for enforcing swimming pool safety barrier standards has commended the WA community for achieving zero toddler drowning deaths in...

New legislation to create a fairer system for building...

Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2020 to be introduced into State Parliament Delivering an election commitment to provide a...

Electrical Focus Issue 3

Building and Energy's Electrical Focus Issue 3 is now available online.

BSB policy – Equivalent qualifications - painting...

The objective of this policy is to guide members of the Building Services Board (Board), officers with powers delegated by the Board and members of the...

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