News & Updates

Rebuilding after a natural disaster

If your property has been affected by the flooding in North Queensland, the QBCC has a number of fact sheets and publications with information to help you. See Rebuilding after a natural disaster.

Posted 12.Mar.2018

Project bank accounts begin

Project bank accounts on some Queensland government construction projects have begun.

Posted 02.Mar.2018

Retaining walls

We give you tips about retaining wall maintenance as well as solutions for when things go wrong.

Posted 19.Jan.2018

Targeted pool compliance crackdown this summer

Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a compliance crackdown this summer swimming season.

Posted 10.Jan.2018

Notifiable work resources

We want to increase awareness about Notifiable Work and have developed some resources to help plumbers, home owners and real estate agents - see Notifiable work resources for more information.

Posted 03.Jan.2018

Check your deck

Decks and balconies require regular and effective maintenance to help ensure their long-term safety. The frequency of this maintenance depends on the materials, type of finish, climate and the degree of exposure to the weather - read more.

Posted 07.Dec.2017

Code of Practice for NCBP laws

To assist industry members in meeting their obligations under the amended Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991, the Department of Housing and Public Works has prepared a Code of Practice on non-conforming building products.

Posted 08.Nov.2017

Australia's toughest building product safety laws start

New laws that give the State’s building industry watchdog powers to clean up unsafe building sites and rid the supply chain of dodgy building products, have come into effect today.

Posted 01.Nov.2017

myQBCC and online services unavailable Thursday night

Due to some planned system updates, myQBCC and the licence search will be unavailable from 5pm to 10pm, Thursday 2 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Posted 01.Nov.2017

No complacency when it comes to electrical safety

The recent electrical shock of a plumber in the Cairns area is a reminder to all plumbers and contractors about the need to be vigilant when it comes to electrical safety.

Posted 17.Oct.2017


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