News & Updates
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.
Almost half of all financial documents submitted to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission are either incorrect or require clarification.
Due to system maintenance, our online portal myQBCC will be unavailable this Thursday 29 November between 7pm and 11pm. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Licence holders in Queensland’s building industry have been reminded that reporting of serious safety incidents is now a mandatory requirement for industry members and people can be prosecuted for failing to do so. Read more..
New pool register
The pool register is now live. You will notice many improvements to the new register and the pool inspector search on myQBCC, the new home for pool safety at QBCC.
The QBCC is on a mission to work smarter by using data, analytics and automation to help us make better informed decisions and become a more effective regulator.
We are focused on ensuring that new laws are implemented effectively to ensure that people get paid for the work they do and where consumers are protected from non-conforming building products. Read more...
Warning - Email Phishing Scam
Yesterday we received reports of a phishing scam where subscribers to a restaurant booking service have received phishing emails with the subject line “QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt”.
These emails were not sent by the QBCC, and we can confirm that no breaches of customer privacy have been identified. If you received one of these emails we advise you to delete the email and do not click the link.
Fake "QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt" emails
We’ve been made aware of emails being received with the subject line “QBCC Policy Purchase Receipt” from sender "Insurance Cover". These are not official QBCC emails and we are investigating this issue. We will provide an update as soon as we can.
The QBCC has identified unsafe and defective work performed by Architectural Glass Solutions Pty Ltd relating to the construction of a glass balustrade system on the balcony of a multi-storey residential building at the Sunshine Coast.