News & Updates

Public warning - Queenslanders warned to avoid rogue painter-renovator

QBCC has issued a Public Warning about ALI FARAJ, an unlicensed individual with an extensive history of illegal building activities in several states. Read more..

Posted 20.Mar.2019

New fee structure for QBCC plumbing & drainage occupational licences 

From 1 March 2019 individuals (not companies) who hold a QBCC plumbing or drainage related contractor, nominee supervisor and site supervisor licence are not required to pay a fee if they apply for, restore or renew a range of corresponding occupational licences under the Plumbing and Drainage Act. Read more...

Posted 07.Mar.2019

Rebuilding after a flood

The QBCC assists Queensland communities recover from natural disasters such as floods by providing technical and general advice on a wide range of rebuilding issues.

We, along with other organisations, have developed a number of fact sheets and publications to help you rebuild

Posted 04.Feb.2019

New security of payment laws commence

It’s now easier to get paid for construction work or related goods and services in Queensland. Elements of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) and amendments to the QBCC Act commenced on 17 December 2018. 

Read more

Posted 21.Dec.2018

Licensing Information Statements

In 2016 the QBCC stopped issuing Licensing Information Statements. For more information about when you need a licence see Apply for a licence and When is a contractor licence required.

Read more..

Posted 10.Dec.2018

Information sessions about QBCC financial requirements

Almost half of all financial documents submitted to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission are either incorrect or require clarification. 

Posted 30.Nov.2018

Upcoming maintenance to myQBCC

Due to system maintenance, our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable this Thursday 29 November between 7pm and 11pm. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. 

Posted 27.Nov.2018

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


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