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Camping safely with LP Gas

Outdoor gas appliances must only be used in the open air to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide.

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Stay safe and warm

Un-serviced gas heaters can release poisonous carbon monoxide into your home. Get a licensed gas fitter to service your heater...

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Look for the WaterMark

How do you know if a plumbing product is certified for use?

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

ELB Policy – Requirements for the issue of an Electrical...

This policy provides the criteria the Electrical Licensing Board require to be met for an Electrical Contractor's Licence to be issued. 

Can I lodge a building service complaint?

As part of its function, Building and Energy provides an avenue for both consumers and builders to resolve disputes relating to workmanship issues in...

Concreter’s penalty drives home compliance message –...

Failed to comply with official order to rectify driveway work and damage $5,000 fine plus $368.50 in costs Magistrate noted need to deter substandard work...

Helpful checks when choosing a building service provider

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...

Building and Energy industry bulletins – complete list

A complete list of building industry bulletins published for the building services and plumbing industries. 

Fine for failure to fix modular home in Perth Hills –...

Failed to comply with Building Commissioner’s order to rectify floor and windows Guilty pleas from company and director after Building and Energy...

Building surveyor fined over inadequate certification...

Building Services Board issues $1,000 fine for deficient certification Some plans, specifications and technical documents did not show compliance with...

Industry Bulletin 141 – NCC – Using the correct edition...

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 ...

DC isolator alert

DC isolators are classified as Level 3 electrical equipment and must be certified and registered under the national Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS)...

Is it your smoke alarm’s 10-year anniversary?

Building & Energy and DFES urge home owners to check smoke alarm dates All smoke alarms should be replaced after 10 years Updated fact sheet on smoke...

Penalty for building registration breach and unauthorised...

$136,500 building project carried out without the required registration or permit Building Services Board issued $2,500 fine for registration breach and...

Former building supervisor loses registration over ...

SAT issues $10,000 fine plus reprimand and registration cancellation Mr Morton failed to properly carry out duties required by building registration laws M3...

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