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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
Building and Energy has published a draft Code of Conduct for building surveyors for your information and comment. The code sets out minimum expectations of registered building surveyors undertaking building surveying work in Western Australia (WA). It’s based on the Australian Building Codes Board’s national model code of conduct for building surveyors.
Building and Energy
Code of conduct
17 Sep 2021
Use this form to apply in writing for mutual recognition of your licence if you are working as a builder, painter, or surveyor. If you have issues opening this form in your chosen browser try saving...
Building and Energy
Form – application
17 Sep 2021
The Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) in Western Australia require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: i) prior to the sale or transfer of ownership of the...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
02 Sep 2021
Current version of the Notice of cessation – Multiple properties (building work) form.
Building and Energy
Form – application
02 Sep 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
02 Sep 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 providescomment on the use of referenced documents published outside of the NCC amendment cycles.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
02 Sep 2021
A complete list of building industry bulletins published for the building services and plumbing industries.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
01 Sep 2021
Complete this form to renew your licence as a building contractor individual.
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Sep 2021
Australian Standard AS 4575 2019 Gas Appliances – Servicing of Type A Appliances specifies requirements and standards for Type A gas appliance servicing and is recommended as a servicing guide. Any...
Building and Energy
Checklist
27 Aug 2021
Building work, including construction, erection, assembley or placement of buildings or incidental structures, site work or demolition work, may adversely affect neighbouring properties and adjoining...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
25 Aug 2021
The new Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (the Act) received Royal Assent on 25 June 2021, and will improve security of payment for all participants in the building...
Building and Energy
Policies
17 Aug 2021
The purpose of this technical note is to alert building designers and practitioners to the requirement of adequately controlling the accumulation of harmful contamination of micro-organisms,...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
12 Aug 2021
These guidelines have been developed and issued by the Director of Energy Safety, Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
11 Aug 2021
The Electrical Licensing Board (Board) is required to determine the fitness and propriety of applicants for licences and permits under the Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 (ELR). The policy...
Building and Energy
Policies
06 Aug 2021
This policy provides the criteria the Electrical Licensing Board requires to be met before an expired Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic's Restricted Electrical Licence can be restored to...
Building and Energy
Policies
06 Aug 2021
Our audit strategy (2021–2024) sets out a vision to implement an effective and efficient audit program that focuses our efforts on residential and commercial building industry practices which pose...
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
29 Jul 2021
An important function of the Building Commissioner is to audit the work and conduct of registered builders and building surveyors and to monitor how well building standards are being applied. The...
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
29 Jul 2021
This application is to be used for applicants undertaking training as a pre-apprentice.
Building and Energy
Form – application
29 Jul 2021
This application form is for an electrician's training licence for an Indentured apprentice.
Building and Energy
Form – application
29 Jul 2021
General Inspection (Investigation) Report Five – Investigation into the re-roofing of buildings, provides an overview of Building and Energy’s investigation into the cause of roof failures from...
Building and Energy
Reports
26 Jul 2021
Building and Energy is aware of several roofs that have lifted off or collapsed following changing of their roof cover. In these cases, the required building licence/permit was not in place and the roof was not adequately tied down to the house.
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
26 Jul 2021
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
23 Jul 2021
A guide to obligations and use of the electrical eNotice system.
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
30 Jun 2021

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