News & Updates
Extended time for some licensees to apply for new classes of fire protection licence for the following scope of work ends on 31 October 2021.
Tradies have flocked to the Sunshine State over the past 18 months, with the QBCC experiencing its biggest jump in licensee numbers in more than five years.
Contractors issued with demerit points for breaches of legislation increased in 2020/21, with Queensland’s building industry watchdog issuing demerit points to almost 600 contractors.
Almost 1,000 Queensland contractors have had conditions applied to their licences that prevent them from providing tenders or quotes, or doing new work until they lodge their financial information.
From 9 July 2021 all visitors to any of QBCC Service Centres in Queensland will be required to record their visit by using the Check In QLD App.
The State Government recently announced a 3-day lockdown for South East Queensland, Townsville City and Palm Island Aboriginal Shire from 6pm Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 6pm Friday 2 July 2021.
If you perform fire protection work, make sure you know what the changes mean for you.
Are you a building owner or agent who still needs to complete the Checklist as part of your obligations under Queensland’s Safer Buildings Program before the 3 May deadline?
Building contractors have been reminded that they must only do the type of work that their licence permits, after thousands of dollars in fines were recently issued to two licensees.
Have your say on issues affecting the on-site sewage management industry in Queensland.
The Service Trades Council’s On-site Sewage Treatment Panel (OSTP) has investigated issues relating to on-site sewage management in Queensland. The Panel has now released a consultation paper to seek industry feedback on possible recommendations to the Queensland Government.