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  1. Extended warranties can be a waste of money

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Consumer Protection has seen an increase in enquiries and complaints about extended warranties, prompting a seasonal warning for Western Australians. Between January and November 2014 there were 695 enquiries and 69 for ...

  2. Plumbers' News edition 2/2014 – December 2014

    This announcement is for:  Plumber The December 2014 edition of Plumbers' News  contains the latest news for the plumbing  industry from Western Australia's Building Commission. Plumbers' News edition 2/2014 – December 2014     Building and ...

  3. Correction – Today Tonight report: “Problems, dangers, and hidden costs of home renovations”

    This announcement is for:  Builder Building surveyor Consumer The Building Commission has received several calls regarding a report that aired on Channel 7’s Today Tonight program on 11 December 2014. At the conclusion of the report, which looked at the “ ...

  4. Accessing the free online National Construction Code 2015

    Users can now pre-register for free access to the 2015 edition of the NCC as it becomes available online and as a PDF from 1 February 2015 via the home page of the Australian Building Codes Board website  www.abcb.gov.au.  ...

  5. Trouble getting paid?

    This announcement is for:  Builder Building surveyor Employee / worker Painter Plumber If you’re a subcontractor in the construction industry and have had issues getting paid for your work then we want to hear from you! As a subcontractor, you rely on bei ...

  6. ABCB opportunity to comment – regulation reduction

    This announcement is for:  Builder Building surveyor Permit authority Plumber Please be advised that the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is currently undertaking a project to reduce the level of regulation in the National Construction Code (NCC). T ...

  7. Building The West One Day Conference

    Building The West is a one day only conference hosted by Master Builders and the Australian Institute of Building.  ...

  8. $80,000 in fines and costs for selling vehicles without a warranty (Wanneroo Cars and Commercials / Brian Whitehead)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Motor industry A Wangara motor vehicle dealer and its sole Director have been ordered to pay a total of more than $80,000 in fines and costs by the Joondalup Magistrates Court for selling used vehicles without a warrant ...

  9. Dangerous solar water heater installations made safe

    An operation by Building Commission inspectors has resulted in the rectification of 43 dangerous solar water heater installations. ...

  10. Benefits flow from new plumbing audits

    In February 2014, the Plumbers Licensing Board (the Board), via the Building Commission, introduced a new audit process to complement its previous compliance monitoring activities.  ...

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