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Building regulator a government leader in social media

QBCC punches above its weight with social and digital media

Posted 05.Jun.2015

Unlicensed kitchen installer convicted and fined $12,500

Unlicensed kitchen installer pleads guilty to 20 charges, including demanding and receiving excessive deposits, fined $12,500.

Posted 14.May.2015

Conviction and $15000 in fines for unlicensed building work

Unlicensed person in Proserpine area fined over $15000 and convicted of nine charges

Posted 05.May.2015

Crackdown on Rockhampton building sites and pools

Rockhampton builders and pool owners visited during three-day compliance audit

Posted 30.Apr.2015

Second member of unlicensed Irish building gang convicted

Another member of an Irish gang which targetted vulnerable and elderly southeast Queenslanders has been convicted for carrying out unlawful building work.

Posted 10.Apr.2015

Cairns building audit reveals minimal offending

A recent blitz at more than 100 Cairns work sites found only three instances of unlicensed contracting

Posted 02.Apr.2015

PAS up and running again

The Plumbing Application Service (PAS) is fixed and up and running again. 


Posted 31.Mar.2015

Cyclone-affected home owners warned about unlicensed contractors

Home owners in cyclone-affected central Queensland are warned to only use licensed contractors for repairs.

Posted 04.Mar.2015

$10,250 in fines for unlicensed fire-protection work at community centre

A company and one of its employees have been fined a total of $10,250 for offences relating to the unlawful installation of fire protection at a Brisbane community centre.

Posted 26.Feb.2015


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