News & Updates
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.
QBCC has issued a Public Warning about ALI FARAJ, an unlicensed individual with an extensive history of illegal building activities in several states. Read more..
From 1 March 2019 individuals (not companies) who hold a QBCC plumbing or drainage related contractor, nominee supervisor and site supervisor licence are not required to pay a fee if they apply for, restore or renew a range of corresponding occupational licences under the Plumbing and Drainage Act. Read more...
Rebuilding after a flood
The QBCC assists Queensland communities recover from natural disasters such as floods by providing technical and general advice on a wide range of rebuilding issues.
We, along with other organisations, have developed a number of fact sheets and publications to help you rebuild.
It’s now easier to get paid for construction work or related goods and services in Queensland. Elements of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) and amendments to the QBCC Act commenced on 17 December 2018.