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Announcements & Publications

Changes to renewal reminder notices from January 2019

As of 1 January 2019, courtesy renewal reminder notices for licences, permits and registrations will only be sent electronically. The changes will apply to...

McGowan Government to expand Project Bank Accounts in 2019

Subcontractors in the building and construction industry will have increased payment protections for Government works projects under changes to be introduced...

Builder fined $10,000 for mismanagement of three projects...

A former Myaree builder has been fined $10,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal for failing to properly manage and supervise three projects with a...

Building Code of Australia (BCA) free regional...

Don't miss your opportunity! If you are involved in the building and construction industry in regional Western Australia you shouldn’t miss this important...

National Construction Code (NCC) Information Seminars...

The NCC information seminars, presented by the Australian Building Codes Board, focus on changes to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) for 2019.  Standards...

WA Pool Spa Outdoor Living Expo 2018

With warmer weather on the way, West Australians are reminded that pools with water deeper than 30cm must have complying safety barriers to prevent child...

Updated penalty for surveyor over pool barrier...

A building surveying company and its director have been fined a total of $7,500 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) after certifying plans that...

An update on technical audits of ongoing building...

Building and Energy’s Audit Branch carry out technical inspections of ongoing building work to check how building standards are being applied. To date the...

Industry Bulletin 109 – J-bolt (hook rod) tie-down systems

This bulletin is to provide information to builders, building surveyors, structural engineers and others involved in the design and installation of J-bolt...

Industry Bulletin 108 - Ministerial Order: Exemption from...

Made under section 67(2A) of the Building Act 2011 (the Act), the Ministerial Order applies to all building permit applications for a Class 1 or Class 10...

$9,000 fine for multiple building offences – Phillip...

A Mount Lawley tradesman must pay almost $10,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to nine charges brought by the Building Commissioner in relation to...

Albany builder cautioned over roof requirements – Ryde...

The Building Services Board has formally cautioned an Albany building company and a supervisor after the roof of a home under construction did not comply...

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