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To contract to provide building services in the class of builder work in Western Australia you must be registered by the Building Services Board (the Board) as a builder contractor (individual,...
Building and Energy
Form – application
15 Sep 2016
When dealing with building disputes relating to a regulated building service, Building and Energy may require the parties to a complaint to provide further details about the complaint. These further...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
23 Jan 2019
Building and Energy
Form – application
14 May 2014
Building and Energy
Form – application
01 Jul 2019
A guide for those entering into a contract for home building and associated works. When does the Home Building Contracts Act apply? The Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act) regulates contracts...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019
When carrying out ‘builder work’ for another person, in most parts of Western Australia registration as a building contractor is required. What is ‘builder work’? ‘Builder work’ is building work: for...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
22 Jan 2019
The Building Act 2011 provides a comprehensive system of building control, s ets standards for buildings and demolition work in WA and deals with building or demolition work that affects other land...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
04 Jun 2014
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
04 Sep 2017
Residential building work contracts in Western Australia are governed by the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act). If residential building work valued over $20,000 is to be undertaken, the Act...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
28 Aug 2020
Complete this form to demonstrate the required experience, knowledge and skills.
Building and Energy
Form – application
10 Mar 2016

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Announcements

Some WA homes and business premises may be facing a serious fire risk if they have had sub-standard electrical cabling installed which is not replaced soon. In August last year, the inferior cabling imported by Infinity Cable Co Pty Ltd (in liquidation) was the subject of a national recall, with about 40,000 homes and businesses believed to be affected throughout Australia. The cabling does not...
Consumer Protection
Media release
17 Jun 2015
Clarkson registered builder William Stopforth (reg. BP12425 & previous reg. BC12425), trading as Phoenix Building Contractors , has lost his contractor registration and been fined by the Building Services Board for negligent conduct and failing to comply with orders of the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT).
Building and Energy
Media release
17 Jun 2015
Working on or near energised electrical equipment (live work) is the leading cause of burns, shocks, serious accidents and fatalities for electricians. Energy Safety ’s Code of Practice for persons working on or near energised electrical installations sets out guidelines issued under the authority of Section 33AA of the Electricity Act 1945 (WA). WorkCover NSW has recently released an electrical...
Building and Energy
Department News
16 Jun 2015
An investigation by Victoria’s Metropolitan Fire Brigade found that external aluminium composite cladding used in the construction of the Lacrosse Building in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct did not comply with the standards required for that use and contributed to the rapid spread of fire up the building in November 2014.
Building and Energy
Media release
05 Jun 2015
Guildford builder George Bernard Buckley (Reg. BC100626 & BP100779) has been ordered by the Building Services Board to pay a $5,000 fine for misleading conduct.
Building and Energy
Media release
29 May 2015
Margaret River building company Cruiser Pty Ltd (Reg. BC12184) and its sole operator, director and nominated supervisor Neil Francis Kelly (BC11151 & BP11151) have been ordered by the Building Services Board to pay a fine of $2,500 each to the Building Commissioner for building work that was not properly managed and supervised.
Building and Energy
Media release
29 May 2015
Queens Park building company Choi Homes Pty Ltd (Reg. BC13447) and its nominated supervisor Graham Bryers (BP11649) of Seville Grove have been ordered by the Building Services Board to pay a fine of $1,000 each to the Building Commissioner for negligence under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 .
Building and Energy
Media release
29 May 2015
Breaking Western Australia’s building laws has come at a high price for patio builders Daryl James Hancock of Mundijong and his business partners Tracy Hancock and Terry Jurisic, trading as A.R.M. Patios and Decking, Alltogether Roof Maintenance and Sunset Coast Patios and Decking.
Building and Energy
Media release
21 May 2015
The latest edition of Builders' News is now available for viewing on the Building Commission website.
Building and Energy
Department News
21 May 2015
Fremantle builder Adrian Burt (Reg. BP11792 – no longer registered), trading as Adrian Burt Homes Pty Ltd (Reg. BC11891– no longer registered), has been ordered by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) to pay a fine of $20,000 after admitting to fraudulent conduct and negligence under the Building Services (Registration) Act 2011 .
Building and Energy
Media release
11 May 2015

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