Renovation, Extension and Repair Contract

If you’re carrying out a renovation, extension, improvement or repair of a home (including a house, townhouse, duplex or unit), or associated work (e.g landscaping, pool building etc), we recommend using one the following contracts:

  • QBCC Level 1 Renovation, Extension and Repair Contract - if the contract price is $3,301 to $19,999
  • QBCC Level 2 Renovation, Extension and Repair Contract - if the contract price is $20,000 or more

Contractors must give homeowners a copy of the signed and dated contract, including any plans and specifications, within 5 business days of entering the contract.  In addition, for all Level 2 contracts,  the contractor must give the homeowner a copy of the QBCC Consumer Building Guide before the homeowner signs the contract.

Before you sign a contract

Read our helpful guide Domestic Building Contracts – General information for owners and contractors (PDF). It contains general information about domestic building contracts and the relevant Queensland legislation.

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QBCC Level 1 Renovation, Extension and Repair Contract (for contracts $3,301 - $19,999)

QBCC Level 2 Renovation, Extension and Repair Contract (for contracts $20,000 or more)


As a consequence of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Act 2017 (Cth) ("the Act") which came into effect as of 1 July, 2018, QBCC has amended all of its domestic building contracts, being the New Home Construction Contract, the Level 1 & Level 2 Renovation, Extension & Repair Contracts and the Natural Disaster Repairs Contract to better address a party's right to terminate the contract for reasons related to the insolvency of the other party to the contract. 

As the Act applies to all contracts entered after 1 July, 2018 QBCC is concerned to ensure any person entering a contract after that date uses the updated version of the Contract, to avoid certain existing clauses being deemed to be unenforceable by the Act. If you have a copy of a QBCC or other domestic building contract dated prior to 1 July, 2018, you should  discard that contract and replace it with a more recent  version which reflects the changes introduced by the legislation mentioned above.

Consumers are reminded that the termination of any contract is a significant step which should not be taken without prior legal advice from an experienced lawyer.