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The current, Australia-wide shortage of building materials and skilled trades is impacting the residential construction industry in Western Australia. Supply of building materials has been affected...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
17 Jan 2022
General Inspection Report Seven details the findings of the Building and Energy’s general inspection of Certificates of design compliance issued by building surveyor contractors for new warehouse and...
Building and Energy
Reports
17 Jan 2022
On 25 June 2021, the McGowan Government enacted its signature Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (the Act) to improve payment protections for contractors working the WA...
Building and Energy
Consultations / public comment
14 Jan 2022
Building and Energy undertook a snapshot general inspection into waterproofing systems in wet areas in. The outcome of this is presented in GIR6. The objective of GIR6 was to determine if...
Building and Energy
Reports
13 Dec 2021
The purpose of this document is to clarify the responsibilities for controlling and clearing vegetation around overhead power lines.
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
09 Dec 2021
Progress report on local government’s four yearly inspections of private swimming pool safety barriers 2020-21. This Report is the third annual report on the progress of local governments’ pool inspection programs and is in response to recommendation 7 of the Ombudsman WA report Investigation into ways to prevent or reduce deaths of children by drowning , tabled in Parliament on 23 November 2017.
Building and Energy
Reports
02 Dec 2021
A complete list of building industry bulletins published for the building services and plumbing industries.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
02 Dec 2021
Roughing it no longer has to be part of camping. Portable fridges, barbecues, cookers, outdoor heaters and other portable gas appliances can make camping holidays much more enjoyable. Portable gas...
Building and Energy
Brochure
18 Nov 2021
Prescribed electrical appliances must not be sold, hired or exposed for sale or hire or advertised for sale or hire unles the electrical appliance of that class or type is approved and is stamped or labelled if and as prescribed in the regulations.
Building and Energy
Register
11 Nov 2021
The Building Regulations Amendment Regulations 2017 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday 8 August 2017 and came into operation on Wednesday 9 August 2017...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
11 Nov 2021
The Building Services (Registration) Amendment Regulations 2018 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on Friday 21 September 2018. The Amendment Regulations can be...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
11 Nov 2021
The Building Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2017 (the Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 22 December 2017. The Amendment Regulations can be accessed on the...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
11 Nov 2021
The community expects the electrical appliances they use to be safe. This fact sheet summarises electrical safety laws for importing, selling or hiring out electrical appliances and equipment in...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
04 Nov 2021
The new 'Dividing fence matters' webpage provides general guidance on the Dividing Fences Act 1961 (the Act) and its interaction with local government by-laws in relation to the construction and...
Building and Energy
Brochure
04 Nov 2021
This form has been revised and is available above. Older versions of this form will no longer be accepted after 6 December 2021 . An application received after this date using an old version of this...
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Nov 2021
This form has been revised and is available above. Older versions of this form will no longer be accepted after 6 December 2021 . An application received after this date using an old version of this...
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Nov 2021
This form has been revised and is available above. Older versions of this form will no longer be accepted after 6 December 2021 . An application received after this date using an old version of this...
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Nov 2021
This form has been revised and is available above. Older versions of this form will no longer be accepted after 6 December 2021 . An application received after this date using an old version of this...
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Nov 2021
This form has been revised and is available above. Older versions of this form will no longer be accepted after 6 December 2021 . An application received after this date using an old version of this...
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Nov 2021
The Construction Contracts Act 2004 (the Act) commenced operation on 1 January 2005. The Act provides a means for the rapid adjudication of payment disputes for parties to a contract for the carrying...
Building and Energy
Reports
28 Oct 2021
This policy provides the criteria the Electrical Licensing Board require to be met for an Electrical Contractor's Licence to be issued.
Building and Energy
Policies
22 Oct 2021
As part of its function, Building and Energy provides an avenue for both consumers and builders to resolve disputes relating to workmanship issues in connection with a regulated building services and...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
22 Oct 2021
Your home is usually your biggest investment, so it's worth doing your research before deciding who will undertake your building project. Undertaking a few practical checks at the start can help...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
20 Oct 2021
This bulletin is intended to provide guidance on using the correct edition of referenced documents as listed in Schedule 4 of the National Construction Code (NCC). It also provides comment on the use of referenced documents published outside of the NCC amendment cycles.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
07 Oct 2021
Action Plan for Reform An Action Plan for reform to introduce better payment protections for all participants in the Western Australian building and construction industry was released by the Minister...
Building and Energy
Plans
21 Sep 2021

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