News & Updates

Our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable from 7pm to 11pm on Thursday 26 July

We'll be working on some of our online systems during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Posted 25.Jul.2018

Portable Pool Fence Product Recall

In January 2018, the QBCC received a complaint about the ‘Portable Pool Fence Starter Kit’ Product number SKU 42270, sold by Clark Rubber online and in stores around Australia. After investigating the product, the QBCC determined that it failed Queensland’s Pool Safety Standards, and was a non-conforming building product under the QBCC Act. Read more.

Posted 12.May.2018

Plumbers holding restricted electrical work licences can now work heat pumps

Licence holders are now permitted to perform the similar range of electrical  work currently permitted on all other types of water heaters. 

Read more

Posted 16.Apr.2018

Installation of safety-critical fasteners attracts attention

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has recently shared information with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) about sub-standard installation of safety-critical fasteners in concrete substrates.

Posted 20.Mar.2018

Rebuilding after a natural disaster

If your property has been affected by the flooding in North Queensland, the QBCC has a number of fact sheets and publications with information to help you. See Rebuilding after a natural disaster.

Posted 12.Mar.2018

Project bank accounts begin

Project bank accounts on some Queensland government construction projects have begun.

Posted 02.Mar.2018

Retaining walls

We give you tips about retaining wall maintenance as well as solutions for when things go wrong.

Posted 19.Jan.2018

Targeted pool compliance crackdown this summer

Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a compliance crackdown this summer swimming season.

Posted 10.Jan.2018

Notifiable work resources

We want to increase awareness about Notifiable Work and have developed some resources to help plumbers, home owners and real estate agents - see Notifiable work resources for more information.

Posted 03.Jan.2018

Check your deck

Decks and balconies require regular and effective maintenance to help ensure their long-term safety. The frequency of this maintenance depends on the materials, type of finish, climate and the degree of exposure to the weather - read more.

Posted 07.Dec.2017

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