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Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014
Building Commission Industry Bulletins are published to provide regular updates on legislative requirements for the building industry of Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Bulletin
20 May 2014

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Announcements

The Fire and Emergency Services Amendment Bill 2014 ('the FES Bill'), which was recently introduced into Parliament, creates a head of power in the Fire and Emergency Services Act 1998 to allow the Fire and Emergency Services ('FES') Commissioner to make orders designating areas of the State as bushfire-prone.
Building and Energy
Department News
07 Apr 2015
Commerce Minister Michael Mischin has announced a package of regulatory reforms to help Western Australia’s building and plumbing industries save money and work more efficiently.
Building and Energy
Department News
31 Mar 2015
The Building Commission has released the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (CRIS) as the first part of the public comment phase of the statutory review of the Architects Act 2004 . The review addresses some broad policy issues concerning the need to register architects, the adoption of a national recognition model, whether to extend the registration of architects to other building design...
Building and Energy
Department News
27 Feb 2015
Reforms to the building approvals process for single residential housing will reduce time delays, giving owners and builders greater certainty about when building work can start.
Building and Energy
Department News
10 Nov 2014
The implementation of Western Australia’s new building laws was the first step towards moving our state towards a risk-based system of building regulation.
Building and Energy
Department News
15 Apr 2014
The Building Commission’s new risk-based audit process is examining the administrative and technical aspects of the building process undertaken by registered builders.
Building and Energy
Department News
15 Oct 2014
Future online editions, commencing with the 2015 National Construction Code (NCC), will be freely available to registered users, commencing with access to a free preview of NCC 2015 (both online and in PDF) prior to its adoption date of 1 May 2015. From 1 February 2015, users are able to access NCC 2015 which includes: Volume One (Building Code of Australia for Class 2 to Class 9 Buildings);...
Building and Energy
Department News
30 Jan 2015
If you undertake alterations and additions, then you will need to know how to use the WA Alterations & Additions Protocol (Protocol), a new option for meeting the energy efficiency requirements.
Building and Energy
Department News
13 Jan 2015
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 “problems, dangers and hidden costs of home renovations”, the program’s host stated that “as of next year, you’ll no longer need council approval for swimming pools, patios and granny flats”. This...
Building and Energy
Department News
19 Dec 2014
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 .
Building and Energy
Department News
16 Dec 2014

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