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Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Building Commission Advisory Notes are published to provide technical and regulatory information for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Advisory note
20 May 2014
Termites, often referred to as ‘white ants’, serve an important function in nature by feeding off dead trees and converting them into organic matter. Unfortunately for us, the wood in buildings and...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
19 Sep 2019
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

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Announcements

Information sessions on accreditation and training for Level 1 BAL Assessors are to be held on Friday 14 August 2015 in Perth and Bunbury.
Building and Energy
Department News
31 Jul 2015
With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection, David Hillyard Paying large amounts of money up front for nothing in return or hiring a tradesperson without a recommendation, or without seeing references or sighting previous good work are some of the mistakes Western Australians regularly make when having work carried out on their homes. In the last few months we have issued new warnings about...
Consumer Protection
Department News
26 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
The latest edition of Builders' News is now available for viewing on the Building Commission website.
Building and Energy
Department News
21 May 2015
As a building service provider, you are required to renew your registration. The Building Commission’s registration renewal process ensures building service providers continue to meet the requirements of registration and also provides a mechanism for those no longer wishing to be registered to allow their registration to expire. If you wish to maintain your registration, you need to renew on time.
Building and Energy
Department News
11 May 2015
On 7 May 2015 building company Capital Works Constructions Pty Ltd, trading as Freelife Homes, appointed Jason Tracey and Gary Doran of Deloitte as Joint Voluntary Administrators of the company.
Building and Energy
Department News
08 May 2015
As previously advised the Minister for Commerce Michael Mischin MLC announced an increase to the Building Services Levy (BSL). The new BSL fees (outlined below) have now been gazetted and will come into effect on 1 July 2015 . Application types Building Services Levy Over $45,000 $45,000 or less Building permit or demolition permit 0.137% of the value of the work $61.65 Occupancy permit or...
Building and Energy
Department News
06 May 2015
The Building Commission conducted a survey of home owners, local governments and builders in February and March 2015 to review the requirement for owners to sign a building permit application form. These stakeholders were surveyed on: Their awareness of the current exemption; The requirement for owners to give consent to a building permit application form being submitted to the local government;...
Building and Energy
Department News
28 Apr 2015
On 15 April 2015, Benchmark Designer Homes Pty Ltd went into external administration, which meets the definition of insolvency under the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 and therefore will trigger home indemnity insurance for affected home owners.
Building and Energy
Department News
16 Apr 2015
Presented by James Bertram, coordinator of Building Commons, an industry-led research and development group, this workshop will: explain how the shift to BCA 2015 (6 Star) will affect energy efficiency compliance for alterations and additions; and demonstrate how to use the accompanying resources for calculating and reporting compliance.
Building and Energy
Department News
13 Apr 2015

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