News & Updates
The QBCC warns suppliers and the public about the sale and use of potentially non-conforming building products, namely Do It Yourself (DIY) bidets, douche sprays and similar hygiene devices, collectively known as ‘alternative toileting devices’. Read more.
A man who pleaded guilty to 20 charges relating to unlawful building work on the Sunshine Coast has been convicted and fined more than $37,000, and ordered to pay more than $19,000 in restitution to two of his victims. Read more.
The safety of our customers and staff is our priority and the QBCC has put in place some preventative measures designed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to everyone.
If you have recently travelled overseas, are feeling unwell, or exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you contact us online or by phone instead of visiting a QBCC office. Read more.
Queenslanders living the great Australian dream of property ownership have received insurance coverage for $30 billion worth of alterations, additions and renovations since July 2002. Read more.
QBCC has launched an updated version of the Consumer Building Guide (PDF), the consumer information document for homeowners about key building issues, and how best to avoid disputes and common pitfalls. Read more.
In you are renovating, maintaining or carrying out alterations on a property built before 1990, you need to be aware of the hidden dangers of asbestos. Read more.
As a result of a thorough investigation the QBCC has suspended the licence of Building Projects Aust Pty Ltd.
View the latest version of QBCC's Standards and Tolerances Guide which coincides with the update to the National Construction Code (NCC).
The Queensland Government has established a Special Joint Taskforce to investigate complaints or allegations of fraudulent behaviour that relate to subcontractor non-payment in the building industry. Any individual or organisation can make a confidential submission by 5pm, Friday 17 May.
For more information, including how to make a submission, visit the Special Joint Taskforce website.
Large construction companies with an annual revenue of more than $30 million have until the end of March to get their financial reports to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), or risk court action.