The following Acts and subordinate legislation fall within the regulatory responsibilities of the QBCC. To obtain an electronic copy, click on the relevant link.

Legislation currently in force


This legislation addresses licensing, the licensee register, statutory insurance and building products.

Building Act 

The QBCC administers provisions of the Building Act 1975 including certification and pool safety.

Security of payment 

This legislation addresses adjudication and project trust account requirements. 

Plumbing and drainage 

This legislation addresses plumbing and drainage licensing, the Services Trades Council and the role of local governments.


The above legislation provides for the Commissioner and Registrar to make policies

Repealed legislation 

Repealed legislation applies to relevant past events: