News & Updates
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable from 7pm to 11pm on Thursday 26 July
We'll be working on some of our online systems during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
In January 2018, the QBCC received a complaint about the ‘Portable Pool Fence Starter Kit’ Product number SKU 42270, sold by Clark Rubber online and in stores around Australia. After investigating the product, the QBCC determined that it failed Queensland’s Pool Safety Standards, and was a non-conforming building product under the QBCC Act. Read more.