News & Updates

Mandatory reporting of safety incidents 

Licence holders in Queensland’s building industry have been reminded that reporting of serious safety incidents is now a mandatory requirement for industry members and people can be prosecuted for failing to do so. Read more..

Posted 31.Oct.2018

New pool register

The pool register is now live. You will notice many improvements to the new register and the pool inspector search on myQBCC, the new home for pool safety at QBCC.

See New system changes for PSIs for more information which includes detail about the PSI Top-up refund form (PDF).

 

Posted 26.Oct.2018

QBCC working smarter

The QBCC is on a mission to work smarter by using data, analytics and automation to help us make better informed decisions and become a more effective regulator.

We are focused on ensuring that new laws are implemented effectively to ensure that people get paid for the work they do and where consumers are protected from non-conforming building products. Read more...

Posted 04.Oct.2018

Warning - Email Phishing Scam

Yesterday we received reports of a phishing scam where subscribers to a restaurant booking service have received phishing emails with the subject line “QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt”. 

These emails were not sent by the QBCC, and we can confirm that no breaches of customer privacy have been identified. If you received one of these emails we advise you to delete the email and do not click the link. 

Posted 04.Oct.2018

Fake "QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt" emails

We’ve been made aware of emails being received with the subject line “QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt” from sender "Insurance Cover". These are not official QBCC emails and we are investigating this issue. We will provide an update as soon as we can.

Posted 03.Oct.2018

PUBLIC WARNING - Architectural Glass Solutions Pty Ltd

The QBCC has identified unsafe and defective work performed by Architectural Glass Solutions Pty Ltd relating to the construction of a glass balustrade system on the balcony of a multi-storey residential building at the Sunshine Coast.

Posted 17.Sep.2018

PUBLIC WARNING - Warning about Mahmoud Sayadi, Clean & Clear Purifications Specialists Pty Ltd and associated websites

The QBCC warns all persons in Queensland dealing with Mahmoud Sayadi, Clean & Clear Purifications Specialists Pty Ltd and Belal Dassouki to exercise extreme caution.

Posted 11.Sep.2018

Update to QBCC Regulation

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2018 came into effect on 1 September 2018. The new regulation replaces the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Regulation 2003, reflecting current drafting standards and removing obsolete provisions.

Posted 03.Sep.2018

Safer buildings for Queensland

The Queensland Government recently amended the Building Regulation 2006 bringing in new safety laws in Queensland. From 1 October 2018 Building Owners may be required to register their buildings and complete the combustible cladding checklist.

Posted 20.Aug.2018

PUBLIC WARNING - Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; Belal Dassouki; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd

The QBCC is urging consumers, contractors and suppliers to be cautious in any dealings with Belal Dassouki; Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd in Queensland; or any entity associated with Belal Dassouki or Plumbing Detectives Pty Ltd.

Posted 27.Jul.2018

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