News & Updates

Customer service centre closures

Due to the effects of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the QBCC has closed its customer service centres in Brisbane and Maryborough, and on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Because of this, calls will be unable to be answered until 5pm today. If your call is urgent please email us at info@qbcc.qld.gov.au or alternatively you can go to the "contact us" page on our website and log a general enquiry which will be responded to within 1-2 business days. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

QBCC’s Mackay and Townsville service centres are open.

Updates on QBCC operations will be provided as soon as information comes to hand.

Licensees are encouraged to sign up to the online register of contractors established to help with building repairs in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie. Home and property owners can use the register when they are ready to undertake repairs or rebuilding.

QBCC building inspectors and technical staff are on standby to provide assistance in areas affected by TC Debbie.

If you need to lodge a payment application for adjudication you can do so online or by faxing 07 3247 5762.

For further information please email registry@qbcc.qld.gov.au

Posted 30.Mar.2017

Help with repairs following Cyclone Debbie

Licensees are encouraged to sign up to the online register of contractors established to help with building repairs in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie. Home and property owners can use the register when they are ready to undertake repairs or rebuilding. 

In other updates, both the QBCC Mackay and Townsville service centres are open. QBCC building inspectors and technical staff are on standby to provide assistance in areas affected by TC Debbie.  

 

Posted 27.Mar.2017

Updated log-in information on PAS and Pool Safety Register

Following the restoration of the PAS and Pool Safety Register systems, the QBCC would like to confirm that users can still log in using their most recent passwords. Click on the heading above for further instructions.

Posted 23.Mar.2017

Public warning - Gregory Chalmers and D & C Project Management Pty Ltd

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is urging consumers, contractors and suppliers to exercise extreme caution in their dealings with Mr Gregory Chalmers and D & C Project Management Pty Ltd.

Posted 23.Mar.2017

Media Release: Mar threatened with prison time

Zlatko Mar (also known as Zak Mar and Zac Mar) and associated companies, MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd and TS Home Services Pty Ltd, were fined a total of $300,000 for unlawful building work and other offences committed in Bribie Island and surrounding areas.

Posted 21.Feb.2017

Plumbing Application Service (PAS) log in issue

If you're still experiencing issues logging into PAS, please email notifiablework@qbcc.qld.gov.au giving us your email address, user name and occupational licence number. We'll send you an email confirming your access once we have re-set your password.

Posted 10.Feb.2017

Immediate review of building industry financial reporting

The financial-reporting requirements for members of the building industry will be immediately reviewed amid harsh criticism that a policy introduced by the previous QBC Board has weakened the industry regulator's effectiveness in monitoring the financial health of its licensees.
 

Posted 08.Feb.2017

Public warning - Onpoint Construction Pty Ltd

We urge contractors, suppliers and consumers to be cautious in their dealings with Onpoint Construction Pty Ltd.

Posted 06.Jan.2017

QBCC to keep eagle-eye on suspected illegal phoenixing

We will be keeping a watchful eye on suspected illegal phoenixing activity in the wake of the collapse of the builder Cullen Group Australia Pty Ltd.

Posted 06.Jan.2017

Changes to Home Warranty Scheme for multiple dwellings and duplexes

Additional changes to notional pricing as part of the Queensland Home Warranty Scheme have now been introduced (effective from 2 December, 2016) to make premiums fairer for those who own apartments and units, and for those who do work for them.

Posted 07.Dec.2016

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