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Building in challenging times

Information for consumers experiencing building delays, material shortages and price increases.

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Great outdoors. Lethal indoors

Never use portable gas appliances inside a tent, caravan or RV. The carbon monoxide they release can kill.

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Resolving payment disputes

Subcontractors wanting to learn more about resolving payment disputes can do so here.

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State-wide cladding audit

Building and Energy is coordinating a state-wide audit of buildings with cladding attached.

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Building and Energy industry bulletins – complete list

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

Industry Bulletin 146 – Building Amendment Regulations ...

The Building Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2022 (Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 23 September 2022 and commence operation...

Landlord in hot water for DIY plumbing – Nigel David Barnard

PLUMBERS LICENSING BOARD – MEDIA STATEMENT A Lesmurdie landlord has been fined $2,000 after admitting to connecting a new water supply at a rental property...

Form 3: Registration – Adjudicator or review adjudicator ...

This form must be used for applying to the Building Commissioner (or his/her authorised delegate) for registration as an adjudicator or review adjudicator ...

Form 1: Registration – Provisional adjudicator

This form is to be used by a person applying to the Building Commissioner for the grant of ‘provisional’ registration as an adjudicator under section 110 of...

Building and Energy Audit Priorities Statement – 2022–2023

Building and Energy has developed a three-year, risk-based Audit Strategy to support its inspections of the work and conduct of registered builders and...

Esperance Natural Gas Network disconnection

What you need to know for the gas disconnection and conversion.

Spring into action by testing RCDs

Residual current devices (RCDs) should be tested at the start of each season Life-saving switches protect against electrocution, serious injury and fire...

PLB policy – Public Naming

The Policy sets out the guiding principles for the Plumbers Licensing Board to consider prior to the public naming of a person after an enforcement action.

Consultation: Draft Building Amendment Regulations –...

In 2018 Building and Energy commenced a significant regulatory review in response to recommendations made in a report tabled in 2017 in Parliament by the...

Electric shock from wiring error at Trigg property –...

Tradesman received an electric shock from live parts of a shutter power cord Electrician had mistakenly wired the cord into a mains power socket outlet...

eNotice Guide (Security of Payments) Adjudicators

eNotice is a web-based application to be used by Adjudicators when they are directly appointed by the parties to an adjudication. eNotice may also be used by...

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