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Rockhampton building blitz nabs 11 suspected offenders

A compliance blitz at 53 building sites in the Rockhampton area has seen eight people fined and two others under investigation for suspected unlicensed building work.

Posted 24.Jun.2016

Risk of pipe damage with solar panel installation

QBCC has received a complaint about plumbing pipework being interfered with by unlicensed tradespeople during installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. 

Posted 24.Jun.2016

$7,000 in fines for unlicensed building work

A southeast Queensland man has been fined $7,000 for performing unlicensed building activity, following court action by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Posted 23.Jun.2016

Public Warning - Dylan Trengrouse / Sunline Concrete Pty Ltd

We urge consumers,contractors and suppliers to exercise extreme caution in their dealings with DylanTrengrouse, previously trading as DNA Concreting Solutions, First Class Concreting Solutions and a former director of Sunline Concrete Pty Ltd.

Posted 15.Jun.2016

Insurance protection with the QBCC

Home owners are reminded of the effectiveness of the QBCC’s Home Warranty Scheme, following media coverage about the lack of effective cover in some states.

Posted 14.Jun.2016

Mr Brett Bassett has been appointed Commissioner of the QBCC

Mr Bassett,  who has most recently worked as Queensland Regional Commissioner for the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, will start work with the Commission on 30 May. The appointment was announced by Queensland’s Minister for Housing and Public Works, Mick de Brenni

Posted 13.Apr.2016

Public Warning – Mr Zac Mar / MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd / TS Home Services Pty Ltd

We urge consumers, contractors and suppliers to exercise extreme caution in their dealings with Mr Zac Mar, MR Lifestyle Constructions Pty Ltd and TS Home Services Pty Ltd.

Posted 13.Apr.2016

Commission targets unlicensed building work on Coast

Targetted compliance audits on Gold Coast building sites during the past two months have uncovered 26 people engaging in illegal building activity.

Posted 29.Mar.2016

$200,000 in fines for Ipswich shed masterminds

More than $200,000 in fines have been handed down for unlicensed building activity  in a big win for vulnerable home owners in the Ipswich, Beenleigh and Brisbane areas.

Posted 11.Mar.2016

myQBCC online portal launched

Submit feedback, ask a question and update your details by creating a myQBCC account

Posted 07.Mar.2016

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