Our lists and registers
The QBCC has a number of public registers, some required by law and others relating to the functions of QBCC.
Registers maintained by the QBCC
Use this tool to find out what licence you need for different types of building and construction work. You'll also find common exceptions to the rules and the relevant sections of the legislation you can refer to.
Please note: this tool is currently in development. Information for more works and licence types will be added on an ongoing basis.
Search this register to run a check on your plumber or drainer before your next repair, renovation or build.
Use this search to find a contractor or certifier in your local area for your next repair, renovation or build.
Search this register to find out if plumbing notifiable work has been registered for your address.
View the list of QBCC licensees whose licences have been suspended.
View the list of QBCC licensees whose licences have been cancelled.
Check this list before you engage a contractor on your next repair, renovation or build. Individuals on this list are excluded from holding a QBCC trade licence and should not be undertaking building work.
Use this search to check that your accountant has not been excluded from preparing your financial reporting information.
View the result of Adjudication decisions for payment disputes.
Look up the history of your building certifier in the QBCC licensee register before you contract them on your next repair, renovation or build.
Check the validity of an Owner Builder permit through this search.
Look up an address to see if a pool has been registered at that location with the QBCC.
Use this register to locate a Pool Safety Inspector to check that your new pool is compliant and safe.
The Resilient Homes Fund Contractor register provides homeowners with a list of builders and trades people who are licensed and available for the specific work supported by the Government’s Resilient Homes Fund program.
We are transparent about all gifts and benefits received by QBCC staff. These are listed below and are released each quarter.
- April to June 2023 (PDF, 271KB)
- January to March 2023 (PDF, 264KB)
- October to December 2022 (PDF, 275KB)
- July to September 2022 (PDF, 228KB)
- April to June 2022 (PDF, 216KB)
- January to March 2022 (PDF, 231KB)
- October to December 2021 (PDF, 255KB)
- July to September 2021 (PDF 225KB)
- April to June 2021 (PDF, 634KB)
- January to March 2021 (PDF, 623KB)
- October to December 2020 (PDF, 621KB)
- July to September 2020 (PDF, 605KB)
- April to June 2020 (PDF, 583KB)
- January to March 2020 (PDF, 602KB)
Note—Excluded individuals register
We were notified on 16 March 2023 of a technical error affecting the excluded non-licensed individuals search function which caused incorrect and personal information being displayed to users. The register was taken offline, the cause investigated and the error fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.