About us


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

Historical versions of QBCC legislation

Go to the Queensland Legislation website > click on 'Historical Versions'.

Our governance

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) is the State’s building and construction industry regulator.

QBCC is a statutory body and is part of the portfolio of the Minister for Housing and Public Works. It was established under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (QBCC Act) to regulate the building industry.

The objectives of the QBCC Act are to:

  • Regulate the building industry
  • Ensure the maintenance of proper standards in the industry
  • Achieve a reasonable balance between the interests of building contractors and consumers
  • Provide remedies for defective building work
  • Provide for the efficient resolution of building disputes
  • Provide support, education and advice for homeowners and those undertaking building work

Relevant subordinate legislation and statutory instruments are:

QBCC is a body corporate and consists of the:

  • Queensland Building and Construction Board
  • The Commissioner and the organisational unit under the control of the Commissioner